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Jimmy Carr shocks with controversial 9/11 and Osama Bin Laden joke in new Netflix show

Jimmy Carr shocks with controversial 9/11 and Osama Bin Laden joke in new Netflix show months after he got here below fireplace for Holocaust quip

  • Jimmy Carr is about to shock Netflix viewers as soon as once more by making a controversial joke in regards to the September 11 assaults by al-Qaeda and its chief Osama Bin Laden in a new show
  • It comes simply months after the comic, 49, shocked subscribers of the streaming large when he made an ill-judged wisecrack about Roma gypsies and the Holocaust in particular Jimmy Carr: His Dark Material final year
  • In the new joke, which is featured in the newly launched The Best Of Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival, Jimmy is heard evaluating the 2001 New York terror assaults which noticed practically 3,000 people lose their lives to the second Zayn Malik left One Direction in 2015

Jimmy Carr is about to shock Netflix viewers as soon as once more by making a controversial joke about the September 11 assaults by al-Qaeda and its chief Osama Bin Laden in a new show.

It comes simply months after the comic, 49, shocked subscribers of the streaming large when he made a stunning wisecrack about Roma gypsies and the Holocaust in particular Jimmy Carr: His Dark Material final year.

In the new joke, which is featured in the newly launched The Best Of Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival, Jimmy is heard evaluating the 2001 New York terror assaults which noticed practically 3,000 people lose their lives to the second Zayn Malik left One Direction in 2015.

Close to the bone: Jimmy Carr, 49, is about to shock Netflix viewers as soon as once more by making a controversial joke in regards to the September 11 assaults by al-Qaeda

Jimmy says: ‘Now you may suppose that is foolish, however it’s completely true. When Zayn left One Direction, for me, it was like 9/11 — I didn’t care about that both.

‘I used to be truly speculated to be on one of many planes on 9/11, however the extra attention-grabbing story is how I met Osama.’

MailOnline has contacted Netflix and representatives for Jimmy for remark.

Comedy? In the new joke, Jimmy is heard comparing the 2001 New York terror attacks which saw nearly 3,000 people lose their lives to the moment Zayn Malik left One Direction in 2015

Comedy? In the new joke, Jimmy is heard evaluating the 2001 New York terror assaults which noticed practically 3,000 people lose their lives to the second Zayn Malik left One Direction in 2015

It comes after Jimmy triggered controversy when he joked that the ‘1000’s of gypsies killed by the Nazis’ was a ‘constructive’ impact of the Holocaust on his Netflix particular final year.

Channel 4 backed him after the joke as they introduced he’ll entrance one other sequence of his recreation show I ­Literally Just Told You. 

The broadcaster confirmed the star will host one other eight episodes of the sequence, which first aired final year, regardless of requires him to be ‘cancelled’ in the wake of his controversial gaffe.

Shock: It comes just months after the comedian stunned subscribers of the streaming giant when he made an ill-judged wisecrack about Roma gypsies and the Holocaust

Shock: It comes simply months after the comic shocked subscribers of the streaming large when he made an ill-judged wisecrack about Roma gypsies and the Holocaust

In an interview with Broadcast journal, Channel 4 chief Ian Katz backed Jimmy’s controversial humour, saying: ‘I defend the rights of com­edians to make offensive jokes and if they can not, then comedy is useless.’

‘Jimmy hasn’t espoused any views at odds with C4 values and simply as we as a broadcaster exist to serve and symbolize a variety of communities, we must always all the time be dwelling to the widest vary of voices.’

In a widely-shared clip from his Netflix show, Jimmy joked in regards to the horror of the Holocaust and ‘six million Jewish lives being lost’.  

As a punchline, he then made a disparaging comment in regards to the deaths of 1000’s of gypsies by the hands of the Nazis.

‘But they by no means point out the 1000’s of gypsies that have been killed by the Nazis. No one ever desires to speak about that, as a result of nobody ever desires to speak in regards to the positives,’ Carr quipped to a laughing viewers.

The joke triggered widespread backlash and prompted a debate about racism and free speech.

Jimmy left the joke out of his live comedy show in Cambridge after the council mentioned it could gentle up the venue in the colors of the Romani flag.

His administration was mentioned to have ‘assured’ Cambridge metropolis councillors that no materials from the show will function on the gig on the Corn Exchange.

Comparison: Jimmy compared the 9/11 attacks to the moment Zayn Malik (top left) left One Direction in 2015 (One Direction pictured in 2012)

Comparison: Jimmy in contrast the 9/11 assaults to the second Zayn Malik (prime left) left One Direction in 2015 (One Direction pictured in 2012)

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