Cancel culture means 'nothing is funny anymore', comedian tells Nigel Farage

Gloves Off actor Brad Moore told GB News "comedians just get more and more shut down and eventually are so terrified to say anything"

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Brad Moore has raised his concerns to Nigel Farage about comedians being cancelled for their jokes to such a level they are so terrified to say anything that nothing is funny anymore.

The film actor and director spoke to GB News about the impact of cancel culture on comedy, saying he thought it was "crucial" to keep producing funny content.

In response to Nigel Farage's remarks about "frustrations in the country" the comedian said: "With the cancel culture and everything that's going on, comedians just get more and more shut down."

Brad Moore criticised cancel culture when speaking to GB News' Nigel Farage
Brad Moore criticised cancel culture when speaking to GB News' Nigel Farage

"Eventually they're so terrified to say anything that nothing is funny anymore," he added.

Mr Moore explained "I am more and more feeling like a fish out of water in this world."

The Gloves Off actor also spoke about his appreciation for Joe Rogan, adding "I can't think of a more balanced comedian" and "he's clearly a nice guy."

Comedian Joe Rogan has caused controversy after Neil Young reportedly offered Spotify an ultimatum to remove either his work or The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, which has been known to air vaccine-sceptical views.

When the singer later left the streaming platform, Joni Mitchell announced the same move “in solidarity” with his decision.

Nigel Farage asked if it was becoming more difficult to be a comedian in an atmosphere of "cancel culture."

The Golden Years star responded: "As a comedian you have to speak from the heart and I get things wrong occasionally. I don't do stand-up anymore but even in the pub. When you make gags you're taking a risk and you're rolling a dice."