/Olympics opening ceremony director sacked for Holocaust joke – BBC News

Olympics opening ceremony director sacked for Holocaust joke – BBC News


This latest scandal has seen former comedian Kobayashi strongly criticised for a sketch he performed 23 years ago, in which he and another comedian pretend to be children’s entertainers. Mr Kobayashi then turns to his colleague, referring to some paper dolls, saying they are “the ones from that time you said ‘let’s play the Holocaust'”, according to news agency AFP.

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