Comedians still not standing up to each other's bad jokes and misbehaviour

Comedy-drama series Crashing by Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of stand-up comedy.
Comedy-drama series Crashing by Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of stand-up comedy.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/CRASHING

NEW YORK - It is taboo for American comedians to call one another out for offensive jokes or misconduct.

The Me Too era and scandals involving big names such as Bill Cosby, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Kevin Hart have put pressure on other comics to publicly denounce them - yet few have done so. Among them are Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes.

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