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Outrage mob tries to cancel 'cis white male' Bill Burr for Grammy's  appearance where he mocks feminists
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Outrage mob tries to cancel 'cis white male' Bill Burr for Grammy's  appearance where he mocks feminists

You can't cancel Bill Burr

Bill Burr was a top trend on Twitter early Sunday evening, not for one of his many highly-rated comedy specials or his role as Migs Mayfeld in "The Mandalorian." Instead, the stand-up comedy veteran was being assailed by the outrage mob, who were actively trying to cancel him for jokes he made during the 2021 Grammy Awards.

In an unusual move, the comedian presented the Grammy Award for "Best Regional Mexican Album," which aired before the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Burr, who is never shy to tell the audience exactly what he is thinking, angered many people with his brash and unapologetic comedy style.

From the get-go, Burr set the tone that he was not going to be your typical Grammy Awards presenter. The comedian joked, "Was I the only one who wanted to kill himself after that piano solo."

Then he did some self-deprecating humor and called himself a "moron" for buying a new suit to present an award during the pre-Grammy's show that was done remotely and nobody would see.

Burr then awkwardly mispronounced the winner's name, Natalia Lafourcade.

While presenting the "Best Tropical Latin Album," Burr made a joke about feminists. "How many feminists are like going nuts, 'Why is this cis white male doing all this Latino stuff?'"

The wisecrack mocking woke culture hit a nerve and unleashed hundreds of tweets demanding the comedian be canceled for saying a joke.

There were furious calls to "ban all white men" and "for all white men to be kept in cages." Another commenter inexplicably said he was "making fun of civil rights movements." One person said Burr doesn't have a comedic bone in his body. Burr has six comedy specials and was a regular on "Chappelle's Show."

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There were plenty of people defending Burr for telling jokes, and lampooning those who were said to be outraged over his comedy.

One Twitter user shared a video clip from Burr talking to Bill Maher about cancel culture from a few years ago, where he dismissed his haters.

Bill Burr also obliterated cancel culture when he hosted "Saturday Night Live" in 2019. The comedian also defended his fellow "The Mandalorian" star Gina Carano when she was canceled from the hit Disney show.

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