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No Bill Maher Tour Dates Canceled After N-Word Remark (PHOTO)

Posted June 5, 2017 under TV


Bill Maher

No Tour Dates Canceled

After N-Word Remark

6/5/2017 12:30 PM PDT

EXCLUSIVE

Bill Maher has dodged the bullet that annihilated Kathy Griffin — NONE of his upcoming tour dates have been canceled … despite his use of the n-word on HBO.

Bill’s smack in the middle of a comedy tour, with a ton of Summer tour dates looming. We made calls to every venue on the list … none have pulled the plug, at least not yet.

Tickets are on sale at all venues that haven’t sold out already … and a lot have. Interestingly … staff at a majority of the venues we reached told us they didn’t even heard of Friday night’s incident. And if they did, they were either “looking into it” … or “going on as planned.”

You’ll recall … Maher cracked a joke in response to Republican Sen. Ben Sasse about adults wearing Halloween costumes in Nebraska … casually invoking the racial slur. He apologized the next day … and HBO condemned the remark but has no plans to take him off he air.

As you know, Kathy Griffin felt the wrath that escaped Bill … all of her upcoming concerts were axed. Her screw-up was arguably more visceral and controversial.

Maher might have lucked out when his story got pushed to the recesses of headlines after this weekend’s terror attack and a benefit concert.



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