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How Basketmouth’s recent joke killed laughter

06 January 2014, 14:29

Lagos - Top comedian, Basketmouth is in the news for the wrong reasons. The comedian whose real name is Bright Okpocha came under heavy criticism on Twitter and Facebook for posting a crude joke about rape, according to Vanguard.

Most followers on Twitter and Facebook felt the joke he posted on his Facebook account encouraged rape, and within a few hours it went viral.

Some followers on Twitter called for telecommunication giant, Globacom Limited to terminate Basketmouth's deal as an ambassador with the company.

He later apologized to his fans and assured them that he will never encourage any act of violence against females.

Read the joke HERE

Read more at Vanguard

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