These slams might need been on model — however they’re most likely gonna value him.
Rising insult comic Tony Hinchcliffe has reportedly been dropped by his big-bucks illustration after spouting outrageous racial slurs final week throughout a efficiency in Austin, Texas.
Finest identified for his work on “The Joe Rogan Expertise” podcast and writing slams about Justin Bieber and Bruce Willis for the “Comedy Central Roast,” the 36-year-old wiseacre was the recipient of a glowing intro by fellow comedian Peng Dang at Austin’s Massive Snort Comedy membership — after which issues went awry.
Dallas-based Dang, 36, first referred to as out the disturbing digs in a social media publish on Tuesday: “Final week in Austin, I received to carry up Tony Hinchcliffe,” he tweeted. “That is what he stated. Completely satisfied Asian (AAPI) Heritage Month!” The accompanying clip has since racked up greater than 1 million views on Twitter, and it additionally went viral on TikTok after being shared by fellow comic Mike Kim.
Dang, who’s of Chinese language descent, hyped the group to “give it up for the one and solely Tony Hinchcliffe,” who promptly responded by mocking Dang’s accent and calling him a “filthy little f—ing c—okay.”
The viewers might be heard cheering at Hinchcliffe’s remarks — however he won’t be laughing after being dumped by his expertise agent at prime company William Morris Endeavor, aka WME, TMZ reported.
Reps for Hinchcliffe didn’t instantly reply to The Submit’s request for remark.
Amongst Hinchcliffe’s different bombshell bon mots: Utilizing a mocking Asian accent, he quipped, “Oh, we make gunpowder,” “Oh, you need further soy sauce?” and “Oh, you borrow cash from us.”
Dang told Asian-American news outlet NextShark that he needed to “step exterior in the course of the efficiency” as a result of the routine upset him. He added that he was “completely shocked” and stated many viewers members had been uncomfortable.
The standup guys didn’t communicate to one another after the present, he added.
1000’s of feedback piled up on Twitter, with some followers stating that such content material is all a part of Hinchcliffe’s well-known “insult” comedy shtick — whereas hundreds of others expressed outrage at Dang being uncovered to such hateful language.
Peng instructed TMZ Stay that Hinchcliffe’s dropping the C-word completely “crossed the road.”
Though he’s opened up for Hinchcliffe as soon as earlier than this incident, Dang confirmed to Asian American shops that the pair will not be pals.
In the meantime, the incident comes on the heels of the social media hashtag marketing campaign #StopAsianHate, which is geared to lift consciousness about an alarming rise in anti-Asian violence across the US.