Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan accused of making "anti-Filipino" joke on UK show

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that "Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan came under fire from Filipinos when a clip of her joke on the BBC Two show Mock the Week went viral."

 

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that "Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan got flak from Filipinos when a clip of her joke on the BBC Two show Mock the Week went viral." In the segment, "Unlikely Lines From a Cosmetics Commercial," Ryan was one of the comedians fielding supposedly funny lines. One of her quips was, "We don’t test any of our products on animals. We use Filipino children."

 

The Mock of the Week clip featuring Ryan’s "Filipino children" joke was uploaded on YouTube on June 13. As expected, many Pinoys have bashed Ryan online, some accusing her of being racist. There were also others who just shrugged off her quip.

 

For more on this story, log on to ABS-CBNNews.com.

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