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David Baddiel 'hopes Jimmy Carr is still a friend' despite condemning his holocaust joke

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The clip began circulating on social media shortly after the special was released. Several MPs and the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust condemned Carr for the joke.They also called on Netflix to take down the special.

On the 5th of February, David shared why he thought the joke was offensive and deserving of criticism on Twitter.He wrote: “You can obviously tell a Holocaust joke that is cruel and inhumane and mean-spirited and racist. “Or you can tell one that targets the oppressors, or draws attention to the fundamental evil of it, or shines a light on the humanity of the victims.”David added to his followers: “I said this every night during my Trolls: Not The Dolls tour as part of a bit arguing that it’s not the subject matter of a joke that counts.“Instead, it’s the specifics of the individual joke.

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