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Tom Elliott says latest controversy shows comedy is dead

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Tom Elliott says comedy as we know it is dead.

And it’s been killed by political correctness.

“Comedy, the subtle art of telling a joke, is dead,” Tom Elliott said.

It comes after Kate Hanley Corley withdrew from this year’s Fringe Festival amid “yellow face” accusations in her show Aisha the Aussie Geisha: The Accidental Oriental.

“Every joke, at its heart, makes fun of somebody,” Tom explained.

“Having a laugh is good for us.

“Having a laugh at yourself is a good thing.”

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