George Lopez 'Booed Off Stage' At Gala Over Anti-Trump Jokes, Blames 'White Privilege'

Chris Menahan
InformationLiberation
Oct. 15, 2017

Anyone who doesn't find George Lopez funny is a privileged racist.

From the NY Post:
Comic George Lopez was booed off stage at a gala for juvenile diabetes in Denver last week, over an anti-Donald Trump routine that fell flat with the crowd.

We're told the flap began when Trump backer and Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei donated $250,000 but requested that Lopez cool it with the anti-Trump jokes at the Carousel Ball.

An attendee at the event -- where tables sold from $5,000 to $100,000 to benefit the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes -- commented on a YouTube video that "George was asked nicely to stop making Trump jokes by a man in front row [Maffei] who just donated $250K." But "George doesn't, continues. Gets booed."
We're told that Lopez responded to Maffei, "Thank you for changing my opinion on old white men, but it doesn't change the way I feel about orange men."

Trying to recover and sensing the audience turn, Lopez said, "Listen, it's about the kids ... I apologize for bringing politics to an event. This is America -- it still is. So I apologize to your white privilege."

...[Lopez] did not return to the stage, and a local newscaster took over the hosting duties.
Wow, he really stuck it to Blumpf. Take that, donors fighting juvenile diabetes!

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