August 10, 2018
All jokes about religion cause offence, so it’s pointless apolozising for them, a famous English actor and comedian said in reference to the “burqa scandal” surrounding Britain’s former Foreign Minister.
Best known to audiences worldwide as Mr. Bean, humorist Rowan Atkinson wrote to The Times, saying:
“As a lifelong beneficiary of the freedom to make jokes about religion, I do think that Boris Johnson’s joke about wearers of the burqa resembling letterboxes is a pretty good one.”
Mr. Atkinson’s response prompted a mixed bag of reactions on social media.
This article was posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 6:54 am