Steve Harvey Condemns “Culture Cancellation” Says It Was Why He Quit The Comedy Game: Political Correctness Killed Comedy

Steve Harvey Condemns “Culture Cancellation” Says It’s Why He Quit Stand Up Comedy: Political Correctness Killed Comedy

While Steve Harvey had a successful career on radio and television, a lot of his first day fans remember him more than in his years as a comedian. Sadly, it may be a long time before we see the 64-year-old TV star return to a comedic role. While promoting his new ABC courtroom comedy series, Judge Steve Harvey, comedian and actor claims he can’t do another comedy special unless it’s the last thing he’s ever done in Hollywood, due to the delicate moment we’re in. Covers sensitive topics while making it funny. Unfortunately Steve Harvey don’t feel like it’s worth the risk in this day and age. He explained,

“We are in a cancellation culture now. No one can say whatever he wants – Chris Rock can’t, Kevin Hart can’t, Cedric the Entertainer can’t, DL Hughley can’t. I can go down the list. The only person who can say what they want to say on stage is Dave Chappelle because he’s not sponsored. He is signing up. “


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he continued,

“If I tried to keep standing [comedian], there was no way I could maintain it because political correctness killed comedy, was was killed It..Every joke now, it hurts someone’s feelings. What people don’t understand about comedians is that a joke must be about something. It must be about someone. We can’t write jokes about puppies all the time. The joke can’t be about bushes all the time. Some of these jokes have to be about people – because that’s the most interesting subject. So if I go back, I have to wait until I’m done [with my TV career]. And I’m not done. I have to call it This is it or something like that.”

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Aila Slisco is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Aila Slisco joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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