BREAKING: Artie Lange Banned from ESPN

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  1. Anyonenow

    Anyonenow Well-Known Member

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    Artie Lange’s rants costs him big time

    His comments:
    This observation came while I was watching one of my favorite TV shows ESPNs First Take. I also noticed she was black. I then thought it would be funny to tweet JOKES about that observation. A decision which might be the end of modern comedy. I tweeted jokes that in the past I would've said in privately in my home among friends. I know black women who could join me and handle it. I won't debate if the tweets were funny. That could take minutes of precious time left in my career. The issue is do they warrant an apology. Tricky question. I would rather load trucks for a living then ever apologize to one of these awful PC groups ruining the country. So that's a NO. But if it upset the lady in question that's another story. Let me say to Cari Champion if this hurt u in any way I'm sorry. I'm a comedian. Sometimes I'm funny! For the record my moms disgusted w the tweets. But if I based my humor on my mom I'd be broke.

    "His comments were reprehensible and no one should be subjected to such hateful language," the network said in a statement on Wednesday. "They objectify and demean one of our valued employees under the thin guise of “comedy” and are offensive to all of us. We will not dignify them with any other comment."

    Champion declined comment to SI.com.

    In his series of tweets on Tuesday, Lange described several sexual scenarios he would enjoy with the host and dropped references to slavery within those tweets. His comments set off anger on Twitter -- the hashtag #iSupportCari was trending on Wednesday -- and a number of Champion's ESPN colleagues called out the comments publicly including SportsCenter anchor Kevin Negandhi who tweeted: "She's the epitome of class, one of the sharpest people I know. Cari Champion is above the ignorance. Nothing funny about those tweets."

    On Wednesday afternoon, Lange reacted to the increasing criticism with a series of tweets.

    http://www.si.com/more-sports/2014/11/05/artie-lange-cari-champion-tweets-espn-responds-first-take

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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    Fuck this fucking pc country. :facepalm:
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Yeah, the same thing happened on that radio show when he objectified that sexy blonde newswoman who used to do updates around 7:45AM.
     
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    Artie's gonna do what Artie's gonna do.
     
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    Quedee Wise Ass Extraordinaire

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    This is like Kramer getting fired from a job he doesn't even work at.
     
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    rhoads80 EVangeLIst

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    He really got off on the slavery bit :jj: How did he not know that a shitstorm would be heading his way
     
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    More(looks like Artie appearance on Comedy Central show was canceled):

    His reply

    "I would rather load trucks for a living then ever apologize to one of these awful PC groups ruining the country. So that's a NO. But if it upset the lady in question that's another story. Let me say to Cari Champion if this hurt u in any way I'm sorry. I'm a comedian. Sometimes I'm funny! For the record my moms disgusted w the tweets. But if I based my humor on my mom I'd be broke."

    Comedy Central nixed an appearance by Lange on Wednesday's night @Midnight show.

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/...ve-tweets-banned-espn-cari-champion/18583785/
     
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    I'm guessing he was either drunk or high or both and each of those tweets were all precious gems to him.
     
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  10. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    Banned from what exactly? This impacts him about as much as being banned from Telemundo.
     
  11. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    When this happened before to other comedians I believe it was Artie who used to say "the crime is that it wasnt funny".

    Check the mirror fat boy. The one on the wall not the heroin covered one on the nightstand.
     
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    He's been on the Dan Patrick Show before. Not sure if Patrick is still affiliated with ESPN.
     
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    I guess the world is wrong

    you can't call a Spade.. A spade
     
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    I know it's evil of me but, I'm actually enjoying his downfall.

    He should have stuck to JPG'ing.
     
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    ARM Well-Known Member

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    Yeah right, just like I'm banned from VH-1.
     
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  16. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    Not for a while, he has his own syndicated talk show on radio and cable TV as well as a gig with NBC's NFL broadcasts.
     
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    That chick is totally fuckable. That's all I have to say on this matter.
     
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    I'm pretty sure Carrie Champion could give a shit less. THis is the best publicity she has ever gotten in her career.
     
  19. Anyonenow

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    In fairness to Artie,
    I don't believe his fantasy involved 'Rape Rape"

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    Hide th steak knives...
     
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