Comedian has his deal cancelled for a Holocaust joke

Comedian has his deal cancelled for crude Holocaust joke and for telling a Jewish audience member: 'If you can't stand the heat, get out of the oven' An Australian comedian has been slammed for offensive Holocaust jokes   Isaac Butterfield made comments at the Melbourne Comedy Festival in April  He has also revealed his stand-up special deal with has been cancelled 

By Brett Lackey For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 04:39 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 04:39 BST, 16 May 2019

View
comments

A stand-up comedian has had his lucrative comedy special deal with come unstuck after it was deemed too offensive. 

Australian comedian Isaac Butterfield was slammed after a performance at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival on April 11 in which he made jokes about millions of Jews being killed in the Holocaust.   

After the show, a Jewish woman, who was part of the audience, emailed him to express her concern at the jokes, to which he replied, 'if you can't stand the heat get out of the oven.' 

Scroll down for video  

Australian comedian Isaac Butterfield has been slammed by the Anti-Defamation Commission after a performance at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Australian comedian Isaac Butterfield has been slammed by the Anti-Defamation Commission after a performance at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 

The email from the woman, who did not wish to be named, to Mr Butterfield read in part, 'Sitting there hearing about Jews being gassed, eight million perished including children, watching family members being gassed or tortured or

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV 'Time warp speed': Congress demands urgent Iran briefing mogaznewsen
NEXT Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline