Jerry Tells A Rape Joke, Nobody Laughs

June 21, 2007 / Posted by:
Jerry Seinfeld is in a little bit of trouble after a joke about rape is pissing a bunch of people off. During an interview for his movie "Bee Movie" Jerry said, "Bees have the only perfect society on earth … They have no crime, they have no drugs, they have no rape. A little rape, but it's not that bad."
Oh shit! Of course, the rape groups are fighting mad.
RAINN said, "Rape is not a joke. It's the most violent crime a person can live through. It is an incredibly traumatic experience that should be seriously treated and never made light of."
Students Active for Ending Rape said, "I've always been a fan of Jerry Seinfeld, but I'm not a fan of rape jokes, whoever's telling them. Working in the anti-violence field, we get accused of not having a sense of humor. But just because you're a comedian doesn't mean that everything that comes out of your mouth is funny."
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center said, "With what I hear about every single day, I don't find anything at all funny about rape, and I don't like it being made light of. I understand he's a comedian and he's inclined to find humor in everything, but it was offensive."
Jerry's rep didn't comment to Radar Online , but expect some sort of half-ass apology. That dumbass!
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