13 Times Comedians Flat-Out Regretted Their Old Jokes

13 Times Comedians Flat-Out Regretted Their Old Jokes

Sure, Eddie Murphy owes a lot of his fame to 1987’s Raw, but today he’s not a fan of it at all. 

We’ve all discovered those regrettable posts on social media from the early 2000’s that make us cringe to read again. We have no idea what we were contemplating. We’ve all thought "that's just a phrase, that's just a little joke" only to look back a decade later and wonder what we were thinking. Still, we ARE ashamed of you.

Don’t feel too bad though, because what these celebrities did was arguably way worse than anything you could have dreamed up. Plus they have massive platforms are under near constant scrutiny. So at least you have that (not) going for you. Also, c’mon Gilbert Gottfried, no one is buying it! As for Sarah Silverman, we’re not sure an apology still counts seven years later.

Here’s something we guarantee you won’t cringe at: the rest of this article.

COMEDY DE NERD Samantha Bee regretted calling Ivanka Trump a feckless c t on air. But the only reason is that everybody focused on her choice of words, not on the actual point she was trying to make with those words. CRACKED.COM


COMEDY DE NERD Eddie Murphy says that his old jokes, from 1987's Raw, make him cringe. I was a young guy processing a broken heart, you know, kind of an asshole, he said, even though Raw basically made him a star. CRACKED.COM


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