Comedian Simon Brodkin Faces Backlash for ‘Offensive’ Wuhan Lab Joke at Prestigious Event

Comedian Simon Brodkin Faces Backlash for ‘Offensive’ Wuhan Lab Joke at Prestigious Event

Outrage Over Simon Brodkin’s COVID Joke

Simon Brodkin, a comedian renowned for controversial stunts, faced severe backlash after making a joke about COVID-19 during his appearance at the Royal Variety Performance.

The comedian, known for attention-grabbing acts in the past, opened his set with a quip about breaking into a lab in Wuhan in 2019, referencing the alleged origins of the deadly virus.

Reaction to the Inappropriate Remark

While the audience at the prestigious event responded with laughter to Brodkin’s joke, numerous viewers expressed outrage, labeling the jest as “sick and insensitive.”

The comedian has a history of attention-grabbing antics, having previously made headlines for various stunts, including throwing money at FIFA President Sepp Blatter and handing Theresa May a P45.

Public’s Disapproval

The public’s response to Brodkin’s joke has been overwhelmingly negative, with many criticizing the comedian for making light of a global pandemic that has had serious repercussions worldwide.

The insensitive nature of the jest, especially considering the gravity of the COVID-19 crisis, sparked furious reactions from viewers who deemed it inappropriate for such a high-profile performance like the Royal Variety Show.

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