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Comedian Rebel Wilson Angers Many With Skit on Police Brutality at the 2015 VMAS

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Rebel Wilson delivered a comedic bit about police brutality at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.

The Pitch Perfect star while dressed on stage as a police officer, stripped off her uniform to reveal a shirt that said “F- Tha Police”.

Wilson, who was presenting the award for Best Hip-Hop video, started her joke by saying that “a lot of people have problems with the police,” suggesting to many that she was going to provide social commentary on police violence and the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Instead, the comedian launched a joke about how she “really hated police strippers” and that these cops, were the true bad police.

“You guys know what I’m talking about. They come to your house, you think you’re getting arrested, and you just get a lap dance that is usually uninspired”, Wilson said. “I hired police stripper for my grandma’s 80th, and he wouldn’t even feel her up. I hate this injustice, hence the shirt.”

The joke offended many viewers, who quickly expressed their disbelief on twitter:

Wilson went on to present the Best Hip-Hop video award to Nicki Minaj for “Anaconda”.

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7 thoughts on “Comedian Rebel Wilson Angers Many With Skit on Police Brutality at the 2015 VMAS

  1. Lol this is a reach. The joke aunt have shit to do with black people or police brutality. It was just a weak ass joke.

  2. Stan Halbert says:

    LOL. You know it's innovative comedy when it offends everybody.

  3. Karnegie Kinsie During a very sensitive time, when many people are grieving. Weak ass, yes. Trivializing what blacks are going through- Definitely.

  4. Pa Lew says:

    Black people are the only people taking the moral highground. How has that been working for us so far? When they do this, just start making jokes about Sandy Hook, Aurora Colorado, UC Santa Barber, 9/11 and any other time a group of whites get killed. And when they try to shame us, just reference every time like this and others.

  5. Tina Durnell says:

    ……What about the black people that died in those events. And Sandy Hook?!?! Those were children, like first graders! I think we as black people can find away to prove appoint with out mocking the dead, and innocent children.

  6. Jade D Green says:

    this was just a really bad joke

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