Also read: Shane Gillis Called Chris Gethard to Apologize for Referring to Him With a Homophobic Slur "After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he … Just listened to what Gillis said about Chris Gethard/other comics who've talked about mental health (flagged by @megh_wright).It's awful.
In another episode of Matt and Shane's Secret Podcast, Gillis and his co-host refer to comedians with a more open, emotional style—naming Judd Apatow and Chris Gethard… The court of public opinion is more or less split on the firing of Gillis, who on a since-deleted episodes of Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast called Asians ‘ch*nks’ and referred to comics like Judd Apatow and Chris Gethard as “white f*ggot comics” and “fucking gayer than ISIS.”. On Monday, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” caved to pressure and fired comedian Shane Gillis over past offensive jokes. Problematic: In a May 2019 episode of Matt and Shane's Secret Podcast, Shane (above) is heard mocking comedians Judd Apatow and Chris Gethard, referring to … That's the tune a lot of comedy fans are whistling upon the announcement of the newest hires for Saturday Night Live's 45th season. September 15, 2019. Two steps forward and one step back? There are those who think justice was served. I know Shane Gillis’s words matter. Gillis was a regular on its airwaves (it's where he cracked his Andrew Yang jokes, as well as another in which he referred to Judd Apatow and actor Chris Gethard as "white faggot comics").
According to a report from The Wrap, Shane Gillis came out to apologize to “anyone” he had really offended with his recently revealed … SNL Cast Member Shane Gillis Reportedly Apologized To Chris Gethard For Homophobic Jokes. The new featured players on the upcoming season include Bowen Yang — the first-ever openly gay Asian on the show and the first Chinese-American cast member — as well as Chloe Fineman and Shane Gillis. Here are the problems with what Shane Gillis said: It wasn’t said on stage, it wasn’t said years ago, and it wasn’t a joke.