Comedy Central aired its Roast of James Franco this week in whch comedians stepped up to poke fun at the actor. And since it’s a mainstream comedy show, the sets included plenty of racist so-called humor.
Leave it to Aziz Ansari to call them out. The comedian used his time at the mic to call out all of the night’s racism and homophobia. “Those stereotypes are so outdated. My God,” Ansari said. “There’s more Indian dudes doing sitcoms than there are running 7-11s. We are straight up snatching roles from white actors. My last three roles were Randy, Chet and Tom.”