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David Jason’s Racist Joke

DAVID Jason has a joke – iot;s nto that funny and excplaisn why actors need scriopts:

Sir David Jason was embroiled in a race row today after making a ‘joke’ about Pakistanis on live radio. The Del Boy actor made the remarks on the Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio. On the ‘Who’s Calling Christian’ feature – where celebrities ring up with a chance to win £20,000 for charity – Jason was asked to leave a question for the next guest.

Sir David, 69, replied:

“What do you call a Pakistani cloakroom attendant?”  Following a brief pause, he then delivered the punch line: ‘Me hat, me coat.’

The Mail senses outrage at the “racist” joke (the paper puts the word racist in brackets; and isn’t the “joke” what do you call an Indian..?)

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Posted: 25th, March 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (26)