‘Tonight Show’ Cancels Norm Macdonald After MeToo Comments
“The Tonight Show canceled an appearance by Macdonald after he made comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr.
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NEW YORK (AP) — “The Tonight Show” canceled an appearance by Norm Macdonald after criticism of his comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr. In a statement, NBC said it canceled Tuesday’s appearance “out of sensitivity to our audience.” The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member told The Hollywood Reporter he was “happy the # MeToo movement had slowed down a little bit.” Macdonald said people used to receive…