A Florida man whose son was killed in final 12 months’s Parkland college capturing is now taking goal at comic Louis C.Ok.
Manuel Oliver’s son Joaquin was considered one of 17 individuals killed within the Feb. 14 bloodbath at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty. Now he has launched a video through which he makes the purpose that jokes about shootings or gun management simply aren’t humorous.
The video reveals Oliver on a mock stage at a comedy membership to the sounds of canned applause. Then issues get darkish, painful and uncomfortable ― and that’s the purpose.
“You ever hear lifeless child jokes?” Oliver begins. “I obtained a lifeless child. His title was Joaquin Oliver. He was going to be 18, however now he’s lifeless. And that’s not a joke.”
The video ends with footage of Joaquin sitting behind drums and telling this joke: “Why didn’t the skeleton cross the street? As a result of he didn’t have the center!” he stated, including his personal rimshot.
The video is in response to C.Ok., who made jokes in regards to the Parkland survivors throughout a set at a Lengthy Island comedy membership in December. The comic has been making restricted appearances after admitting to a number of acts of sexual misconduct, together with masturbating in entrance of ladies comics and writers.
“They testify in entrance of Congress, these youngsters, like what the fuck, what are you doing? You’re younger, you have to be loopy, you have to be unhinged, not in a swimsuit saying, “I’m right here to inform…” Fuck you. You’re not attention-grabbing since you went to a highschool the place youngsters obtained shot. Why does that imply I’ve to hearken to you? How does that make you attention-grabbing? You didn’t get shot, you pushed some fats child in the best way and now I have to hearken to you speaking?”
C.Ok. continued the Parkland survivor jokes final month when he advised an viewers in San Jose, California, “For those who ever want individuals to neglect that you simply jerked off, what you do is you make a joke about youngsters that obtained shot,” in line with the Denver Publish.
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