Skip to comments.Jimmy Fallon comes under fire as blackface SNL sketch from 20 years ago resurfaces and outraged Twitter users call for his show to be cancelled
Posted on 05/26/2020 12:05:43 PM PDT by knighthawk
Twitter users are calling for Jimmy Fallon to be 'cancelled' after a Chris Rock impression he did in 2000 resurfaced showing him wearing dark makeup.
It's the second time the clip has emerged in recent years and has reignited the debate on blackface and cancel culture.
Most recently it surfaced when Megyn Kelly was let go from The Today Show in 2018 after she defended blackface Halloween costumes.
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Lay down with dogs get fleas, who would have thought?
I’d love to see Failin’ Fallon cancelled, but not for that reason. I just can’t stand him or his politics, and if they can do it to us . . . let it be done to them.
Jimmy Fallon is not republican, therefore, no harm/no foul.
Fallon wouldn’t stand up for Norm McDonald and canceled his appearance over some hyped up PC crap.
So now it’s Fallon’s turn.
The problem is if you cancel Fallon, you have a dozen more just like him waiting in the wings.
Wake me when they come after Ted and Whoopi.
Nah, not as long as the blackface Rat gov in Virginia has been absolved of the same.
Only Republicans can be in trouble for alleged racism.
What BS! But since it’s Fallon, off with his head.
Has the Virginia Gov weighed in on this racist act?
I rarely watch Jimmy Fallon’s show, but I think some people are getting him confused with Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel is a major leftist a-hole. But from what I’ve seen of him, Fallon is pretty low key when it comes to politics and mostly tries to avoid controversy.
Enjoy the Leftist world of you and your colleagues.
Fallon pails in comparison to Carson and Leno, but this retroactive outrage is pure BS. Where were these people 20 years ago?
Take Jimmy Kimmel
Time to live up to a Carson legacy of being entertaining....and funny.
I remember jimmy kimmel blackface as Karl Malone when he hosted the Man Show. Why arent they going after him?
i see no problem with wearing make up to look like the star being impersonated... fallon as chris rock, kimmel as whomever he was supposed to be...
minstrel makeup is a racist statement as in the clintons and the virginia governor, but make up to play a role has no racist undertones... like in robert downey jr. role... it dealt with that in the script.
no apologies from fallon necessary
Oh well. He can always run for Governor in Virginia.
Haven’t these twitts seen the photo of the current Democrat Virginia Governor’s yearbook? Why do they give him a pass? And the Lt. VA Gov? And...?
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