Comedian says being called a "straight white male" is the new N-word. Twitter rips him a new one.

Comedian says being called a "straight white male" is the new N-word. Twitter rips him a new one.
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Comedian Josh Denny is in hot water after comparing the term 'straight white male' to the N-word.

And yes, Denny is indeed a straight white male.

Comedian says being called a "straight white male" is the new N-word. Twitter rips him a new one.
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On May 18th, the former Food Network host tweeted this stupid controversial statement that would eventually get Twitter up in arms:

After sending the initial tweet, Denny followed up with this thread:

Comedian says being called a "straight white male" is the new N-word. Twitter rips him a new one.
Twitter: Josh Denny

Man, don't drag Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into your b*llshit.

Anyway, Twitter set Denny straight (no pun intended) right away:

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Seriously, nearly every reply was from someone who disagreed with Denny.

From fellow comedian Ian Karmel:

To screenwriter Mark Hughes:

To Dictionary.com!

You know you done f*cked up when you are getting dragged by Dictionary.com.

Denny never apologized for his offensive tweet, and decided to double-down on his argument when people challenged him. He later put the feuding to rest by saying:

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Seeing that Denny is a 'SWM,' he will probably face no consequences whatsoever for his sh*tty tweet.

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