Louis CK criticized non-binary teens & Parkland survivors in a leaked ‘comedy’ set

Louis C.K. cancels premiere amid sexual misconduct allegations ***FILE PHOTOS***

Just before Christmas, an old video went viral because I guess people still had some doubts about whether Louis CK should be canceled. You should have canceled him more than a year ago! But if you hadn’t canceled him already, I would hope that hearing him gleefully say the n-word in a roundtable discussion with Chris Rock, Ricky Gervais and Jerry Seinfeld would be the final straw. And out of that group, SEINFELD was the one who was uncomfortable with the n-word being tossed around by white comedians. You can see the video here.

Well, I guess *some* people still had questions about Louis CK’s cancellation. You know how Louis CK has been doing sudden, unannounced appearances at comedy clubs throughout 2018? Well, someone recorded a few minutes of one of his sets. It’s awful. He “punches down” on Parkland survivors and non-binary kids. This audio is NSFW and even beyond that, it’s horrible.

I mean… cancel him already. It feels good to simply stop giving a sh-t about trash people and their garbage words, thoughts and comebacks. It might hurt to realize that Louis CK was never some woke comedian or truth-teller, but hey, we’re all wrong about some things sometimes. Louis CK has been over for a while. Now we just need people to understand that and stop allowing him a opportunities to “come back.” Terrible white dudes don’t get endless opportunities to come back. Enough.

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  1. Galangal says:

    It’s so fucking easy to cancel these guys, too. And sh*theads like Sarah Silverman (who’s always been awful) who keep supporting and making excuses.

    I used to think he was funny. Now I see he’s awful. It’s so bizarre how his obsessed fans can’t let him go. There’s plenty of funny people out there who don’t react to their criminal behaviour coming to light by turning into basically a right-wing talking point spewer.

    • Kateeee says:

      I only see this as marketing to white conservatives. “How can I make a comeback… oh I know, I’ll get really popular with Trump voters, they love awful people!” He starts the bit by talking about what a bad year he has had and how much money he lost. Poor Louis. Give me a break. He just disgusts me now. Sad because he seemed very talented and thoughtful at one point.

      • Megan says:

        Yep, he is going straight for the deplorables. What an absolute … I want to say pig but that would be such an insult to pigs. We need a new word for people like him.

      • otaku fairy says:

        My thoughts too. What a pig.

      • Jane says:

        @Megan: Luckily I bought a Shakespearean Insult Generator book for fun when I went to see a Shakespeare Play in Chicago. I think an “Apish-Dirt-Rotten-Parasite” fits him best for now. Or how about “Facinerious-Foul-Mouthed-Ox-Head”? However, I could come up with a few thousand more if need be. The book is far more amusing than he could ever be.

      • Ashley says:

        This is exactly what my husband and I were saying. I think your comment is spot on, unfortunately.

  2. Kateeee says:

    Thank you, next.

    • Anh says:


    • jan90067 says:

      One of the Parkland kids, Aalayah Eastmond responded to this on Twitter yesterday. She said she’s “…available ANY time to talk…IF he can keep it in his pants while they do”.

      BOOM! MIC DROP!!!

      • Esmom says:

        Ooh, ouch. I love it. Those kids truly are national treasures. Their ongoing efforts to effect real change are such a contrast to their conservative peers, whose only goal is to own the libs.

      • minx says:

        Perfect! Let’s see if the POS responds.

      • H says:

        Those kids are amazing and a great book is coming out about their story, Parkland by Dave Cullen.

  3. Jane says:

    I listened and did not even crack a smile. I do not know what was worse: his cruel comments or the people laughing at them. How anyone could find humor in what he said makes me think we are forgetting to be human and kind to each other. I guess that is asking too much of humans.

    • otaku fairy says:

      +1. The part where he craps on millenials, non-binary young people, and transgender people was vile, but not even shocking at this point. With any kind of progress, there will always be some cranky, self-absorbed, disgruntled folks bitching about the most important thing to them: “WHY CAN’T WE SAY WHAT OUR ANCESTORS SAID NO MORES?! How are you uppity lessers going to tell us what you or other uppity lessers can and can’t be called?” Insensitive older men- and in particular insensitive older white men (not to say that their aren’t plenty of female bigots) leading the charge in those cries is never a huge shocker.

      But making fun of kids who survived a school shooting and minimizing their trauma like that? That really was pretty shocking to hear. How cold do you have to be to pull something like that?

    • Beth says:

      Absolutely disgusting to hear people laughing at these cruel “jokes “

  4. HK9 says:

    And this is why he is where he is. Someone needs to get this guy out of here.

  5. abbi says:

    He’s gross. Why is he still in the news?

  6. STRIPE says:

    Judd Appatow did a fantastic job of talking about this on Twitter. Highly recommend his thread on it. It breaks down why, aside from just being gross, it is comedically lazy.

    Basically, he said that the great thing about CK’s comedy was his brutal introspection of himself. Instead of doing that now, he’s turned into a bitter man who is punching down to hurt people, instead of making the better comedic choice to investigate himself.

  7. The Other Katherine says:

    He also said a bunch of amazingly racist stuff about Asians in the leaked set, which I only discovered when someone posted a transcript of that bit on Twitter. (I refuse to listen to the audio.) He really is working hard to cover all the deplorable bases — misogyny, racism, transphobia, mocking victims of gun violence, etc. And it’s so obvious that he sees it as his new meal ticket. He proves himself to be a more disgusting person at every turn.

  8. Cidy says:

    Hes disgusting.

  9. minx says:

    He’s a homely misanthropic creep. Never liked him before all of his troubles.

  10. Caitrin says:

    He’s basically Dennis Miller now.

    • jan90067 says:

      Which in itself is so sad. Dennis Miller USED to be a Dem, and he *used* to be very funny. So sad he became so bitter.

      • minx says:

        I remember watching Dennis Miller on HBO in the nineties, his long rants were great. After 9/11 he started defending Bush and then he completely drank the RW Kool Aid.

  11. Léna says:

    I don’t know if it’s known in the US but Louis CK is dating Blanche Gardin, a female comedian from France. I used to adore her, her comments seemed often on point and she even called out Polanski / people who support him on stage while at a french award show. Knowing she admired him was always disturbing, but now that’s they are dating she’s just gross to me.

    • Ally says:

      I saw a reference to that in a French mag. Hilariously, they framed it as “cool, she’s dating an American celebrity!” I mean, #balancetonporc doesn’t stop at the French coast, citoyennes.

      Anyway, I guess she’s that desperate for an HBO/Netflix special.

  12. isabelle says:

    He has went full MGTOW.
    It is very different comedy that his normal deprecation. It is either his true self (no longer cares to hide his sh*ty self), MGTOW or he is completely at a loss what to do or he actually thinks it is his best way for him to recover his career. One thing for sure it is way too soon for him to return, very bad decision on his part.

    • Lorelei says:

      Somehow I didn’t know what MGTOW meant, so I just googled it, and lost my last shred of faith in humanity. JFC

    • North of Boston says:

      I never heard that term before, but reading what it means, I think I’ve come across at least a handful of men who subscribe to that idea.

      They were really tiresome and annoying / damaging to be around.

      Personally, I like to be around human beings who basically like other human beings and like to do cool, fun stuff with them. People (mostly men) who act like their lives are part of some bizarre complicated role-playing game where they, personally, are the keepers of some magical, powerful jewels, and the rest of humanity (mostly women) is out to rob them of their power and destiny are, at the end of the day, too selfish, mean-spirited, defensive, immature, and most importantly BORING, to waste much time, attention or effort on.

      Get over yourselves people. Lighten up and live life, every day you waste protecting your super-special “essence” you think all those imaginarily conniving women are trying to “steal” from you is one less day you have to enjoy your time on this planet, one less day you have to be and act like a decent, engaged human being.

      Oh, and Louis CK, you’re better than this. Or at least you seemed to be, back before it came out that you were abusive to people who worked with you and/or admired you. Until you grow up and act like a decent human being, you are cancelled, sir. (Oh, and if you ever show up to do an unannounced comedy show somewhere that I’m in the audience, I’mma going to walk out. Based on your past bad behavior, you seem to have an issue allowing people to CHOOSE whether or not to be exposed to you. But you know better now, right/ So go ahead and put your name on the marquee so people can CHOOSE whether or not to spend time in your presence, can CHOOSE whether or not they want to let you perform for them. )

      • Silent Star says:

        MGTOW… sad to read about this. Seems like their worlds are so small that they can’t conceive of the fact that there are millions of women out there who are not as bad as they think — or worse, they just know deep down that *they* are the problem, but cannot admit it, so they must blame the women rather than see themselves for what they really are.

    • Veronica S. says:

      I’ve only ever seen about twenty minutes of his stand up, but from what I saw, it was…nothing like this. I never followed him because he’s not my favorite, but it wasn’t the bast discomfort I feel seeing him now.

  13. Lady Keller says:

    When someone shows you who they are, believe them. No more second, third, fourth chances. He’s a horrible person. Full stop.

    • Sigh... says:

      -He did an unfunny set about child molestation/abuse on live tv/SNL and still was welcomed back to host 2 years later.
      -There’s an old (but recent) clip out there of him, Chris Rock, Seinfeld & Gervais where 3 of them are joking abt Louis using the n-word (Rock giving him “permission” to use it & that’s A WHOOOOOLE OTHER CONVO), except Seinfeld, who seemed genuinely appalled by the convo & said so.
      -Louis had A FEW “second chances” and this clearly what he does with them: goes lower. He’s done.

      • Spargel says:

        Does anyone recall his drunken airplane trip wherein he tweeted a racist joke about Chinese people? I remember seeing that one play out in realtime. That was nearly a decade ago, it seems.

        That, and his bit about his young daughters’ genitals (!) always oozed at the corners of the “funny” CK who sometimes said everything so damn right. Or the amazing ducks episode of Louie.

  14. WaterisLife says:

    Why is this piece of shit still a thing?

    • Lorelei says:

      I’d honestly love to know the demographics of the people who actually paid money to see this POS after everything we know about him.

      • North of Boston says:

        It doesn’t seem like people are paying money to see him.

        His current MO seems to be to do surprise unannounced appearances where people HAVEN’T paid money to see him.

        I do wonder, though, about the people who stick around and laugh.

  15. Other Renee says:

    All that self-deprecating bs was just an act. Now we’re seeing who this jerk really is. He’s not sorry for anything he did to those women. Just blaming them for ruining his career. No, idiot. You did that all by yourself.

    • Knitter says:

      Yep, this shows so clearly that we never knew him. In his shows, his persona came across as flawed but fundamentally decent. It’s very clear now that what he was showing us was just a persona he was acting out on stage. I think what we’re seeing now is closer to the truth.

  16. Nikki says:

    He’s disgusting, but anyone who hears that without booing and responding with disgust is just as bad. I really think we all have a responsibility to speak up in protest, even when it’s uncomfortable. UGH.

  17. HeyThere! says:

    This says a lot about him…but is it weird I’m judging the audience just as much?!?! What kind of world do we live in that they want to joke about deadly school shootings? Did you hear all of the laughs?! I would have booed and walked out!!!! Unbelievable! I would have DEMANDED a refund. For my tickets also.

    • virginfangirl says:

      Agree. If there was only no audience. It’s like Trump & the Republicans supporting him. There will always be a rogue truly horrible person, but what’s gives me the heaviest of hearts are the masses that support that horrible person.

    • minx says:

      I felt nauseated reading his remarks. So cruel and heartless. And yes the audience is just as bad.

    • isabelle says:

      In Comedy, honestly think there should be no boundaries if done with the intent to reveal the truth of the underbelly in America. It can reveal the ills of our society and the deep heart a lot of people have on racism, sexism, violence etc. A great comedian can make so called “off color” jokes to reveal the truth about our culture. Chris Rock as an example. George Carlin as an example…..but when the comedian completely reverses their normal set and goes from one way to another way of doing comedy from left to a hard right: it comes off as desperate, bitter and angry.

  18. Patty says:

    The comments about Asian men were just plain old stupid, mean, gross, and disgusting. I’ve heard other people make the same comments about survivors of mass shootings and other tragedies; just in a much more PC way. But then again I’ve never found C.K. funny and I hated his stupid show. I’m just surprised that anyone is surprised and that people are still paying to see him.

  19. Liz version 700 says:

    He is so gross. It would make me so angry if I was at a comedy show and he “showed up” to do a set of any kind but especially this gross mess. I venture to say Louis hasn’t gotten a handle on what consent means if he just shows up expecting people to be ok with attacking kids.

  20. Grey says:

    Who Doesn’t mock nonbinary kids? Identifying as “I’m not super macho nor feminine” is not being transgender.

  21. Jenna says:

    Men will stan for him I don’t see him going away anytime soon.

    • Ally says:

      Yes, he tells horrible men that their worst impulses (which lead them to inflict actual harm on others from their positions of physical and social power) are interesting, profound and full of pathos – a tacit permission to keep doing them since being sort of self aware is enough.

      I hope a lot of supposed left-ally dudes who called him a genius take a long hard look at themselves and what they ever responded to in his act.

  22. diana says:

    For me personally it’s a huge disappointment. Needless to say I was a big fan and his comedy helped me in some dark period. When he apologised and said he’s gonna take a step back to reflect and listen I actually believed him.
    But this…it’s not even funny. Just plain cruel. I mean he used to say mean things before but there wass always an added value. Was he lying the whole time?

  23. hot says:

    No mention of his comments against Asians? Or, we don’t count?

  24. Mego says:

    The twitter takedown of him was immensely satisfying to me.

  25. Cara says:

    PIG!! What a terrible person!!

  26. Milkweed says:

    What a dick. I feel bad for his daughters. I love Aalayah’s tweet. Perfection. So much love to the Parkland survivors and families.

  27. Meg says:

    Instead of apologizing, going to therapy to heal whatever issue he had wanting to masterbate in front of women without their consent-he seesm to be doubling down, hes showing his privilege here thinking he shouldnt have to change. He actually said hes always loved NYC but now hates it and would rather be in auschwitz.
    Hes the first comedian i paid to see live, he really had us fooled with some of the woke things he said on stage. Not to the same extent but bill cosby certainly created this fatherly rated G image for himself, so did jerry sandusky working with at risk youth-all to create this positive image of themselves

  28. Jess says:

    I was a huge CK fan who started to feel bad about it once the rumors got louder (hate to say it, but I think rosanne [who is awful and I’m glad she got pushed out of her show] was someone who made me aware of how loud the rumors were). And once it was confirmed he was canceled. But I continue to be amazed at just how awful he is and I’m so ashamed I was ever a fan. He’s awful. And as the daily beast said, he’s basically decided to appeal to the alt right because he knows they’ll love him now. And it’s so sad that they will.

  29. A says:

    It’ll be about 20 seconds until this man starts complaining about the PC police and how not being able to sh*t on the most vulnerable people in society is the worst sort of censorship in the world.

    And sh*theads like Ricky Gervais and Jerry Seinfeld etc will applaud and agree and say that college students are just being way too sensitive etc etc

    Meanwhile, someone like Hassan Minhaj has to deal with Netflix taking down an episode of his show because he made fun of Mohammad bin Salman and some Saudi official complained about it to Netflix.

    So why don’t you tell me ALLLLLL about who’s being too sensitive in our society, Louis CK??? Because it sure as hell ain’t those nb kids or the Parkland survivors. It seems to me that it’s actually all these rich, powerful men who stand to lose everything for once in their lives because there actually are consequences to shitty behaviour.

  30. Jenns says:

    I think this tweet sums things up perfectly.


  31. Ana Maria says:

    I cancelled him when he did pedophilia jokes on Louie…and I understand comedians joke on controversial subjects, but to me, the joke just didn’t land…he might have a right to come back to comedy, but I think he is going about it the wrong way: he just sounds angry and entitled, not funny

  32. Aren says:

    I believe most males would support Louis CK, but seeing he’s offending pretty much every one who isn’t a white male, I don’t think many people would offer their support publicly.