HBO Will Remove N-Word From Future Showings Of Edgelord Bill Maher's "Real Time"


Move over, Kathy Griffin! Comedian Bill Maher needs someplace to sit down, and you're currently occupying the hot seat!

The Real Time host found himself under fire Saturday after casually dropping the n-word on his show Friday. During a conversation with Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, Maher showed how much of an edgy bad ass he is when Sasse invited him to come to his home state and "work in the fields."

"Work in the fields?" Maher replied. "Senator, I'm a house ******."

Some viewers unfamiliar with Maher may be shocked that he's unnecessarily drawing negative attention to himself, but remember, in an attempt to prove what an open-minded free speech liberal he is, Maher once invited conservative troll Milo Yiannopoulos on his program in order to counter his rhetoric with intelligent debate, by which we mean Maher kissed his butt and mostly agreed with him. This is basically his whole gimmick.

In a statement to news outlets printed on sandwich-themed Hollywood gossip blog The Wrap, HBO said:

Bill Maher's comment last night was completely inexcusable and tasteless. We are removing his deeply offensive comment from any subsequent airings of the show.

With Maher's career in peril, Sasse is doing his best to distance himself from the comments on Twitter this morning:

At this point, it would be surprising if Maher isn't fired from HBO by the end of the weekend. But hey, Fox News has a lot of openings as of late. We'll keep you posted.

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