Race, LGBTQ Jokes That Led to Shane Gillis' 'SNL' Firing Resurface Ahead of His 'SNL' Return

Race, LGBTQ Jokes That Led to Shane Gillis’ ‘SNL’ Firing Resurface Ahead of His ‘SNL’ Return


Comedian Shane Gillis, who is set to host Saturday Night Live, is once again coming under fire from fans unhappy over his past comedy podcasts in which he engaged in off color jokes including racial epithets and snide comments about the LGBTQ community.

Gillis has always been known as an insult comic and has engaged in edgy comedy. He has a large following on YouTube and Netflix, but has recently begun to drift away from the more raucous jabs he once deployed.

The change in focus occurred after he was famously hired then immediately fired by Saturday Night Live in 2019 after woke activists became upset that NBC hired him despite his past controversial podcasts and stand up.

But now, SNL is bringing Gillis

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