FAST FIVE: John Cleese: Woke People Have "Zero Sense Of Humour"; They're Killing Comedy
“There's plenty of people who are PC now who have absolutely zero sense of humour.
The other is to have someone who is patently a figure of fun, speak up on behalf of that behaviour Thank of Alf Garnett.
– John Cleese (@JohnCleese) June 12, 2020 But it's not just stupidity The BBC is now run by a mixture of marketing people and petty bureaucrats It used to have a large sprinkling of people who'd actually made programmes Not any more So BBC decisions are made by persons whose main concern is not losing their jobs.
– John Cleese (@JohnCleese) June 12, 2020 The BBC's website refers to my 'fury' I think my comments were quite measured and moderate So why would the BBC refer to them as my 'fury' .
Because it will get them a few more 'clicks' This sort of thing happens when marketing executives and tabloid journalists take charge – John Cleese (@JohnCleese) June 12, 2020 Cleese has previously warned that political correctness will lead to the death of comedy, noting that “If you start to say we mustn't, we mustn't criticize or offend them then humor is gone.