Bill Burr on Saturday Night Live, October 10, 2020. Credit: YouTube Screenshot
Comedian Bill Burr is a national treasure. His comedy bits are about as funny as they come and he often takes aim at both “sides” of the aisle in his rant-style comedy, taking on everything from airplane experiences, to the national anthem protests, to neutering dogs. It is this author’s opinion that he is one of the funniest comedians on the planet.
Burr’s style of comedy shows he really doesn’t care what people think of him or what complaints his specials may generate. He is his own man and likely feeds off of the outrage.
It looks like Burr is going to have a lot of outrage to feed off of with his appearance in hosting duties for Saturday Night Live last night.
— #eliteclips (@eliteclips4) October 11, 2020
Too funny! But of course, here come the complaints:
— Anita Bennett (@tvanita) October 11, 2020
Bill Burr's opening monologue is just obnoxious and misogynstic. It's 2020. Someone tell him calling women "bitches" isn't funny #SNL
— Skylar Baker-Jordan (@SkylarJordan) October 11, 2020
Anyone else feeling a little awkward about Bill Burr's opening?? #SNL
— April Crosby Parvizian (@AprilParvizian) October 11, 2020
— TRUMP#NotMyPresident! (@mgrossi1) October 11, 2020
Bill Burr. No
— Jennifer Korten (@JenniferKorten) October 11, 2020
@nbcsnl Bill Burr monologue … not so much.
— Rachel Chesser (@RachelHawaii) October 11, 2020
But of course, the irony wasn’t lost on some people, those people it wasn’t lost on made sure to point it out on Twitter:
— Tasha (@TashBeGosh) October 11, 2020
— Jamila (@Jamila_Pope) October 11, 2020
— Alex Hallmark (@lexhallmark) October 11, 2020
The irony in Bill Burr saying white women make everything about themselves, just to come online and see white women in fact crying over the episode & feeling attacked, is just great….can’t make this stuff up😂😂 #SNL #BILLBURR pic.twitter.com/VpxjmNRTly
— RealiTeaaaa (@NodehiM) October 11, 2020
Some people need to learn to laugh more. As for the rest of us, Thanks for making us laugh Bill!
Watch all of Bill’s monologue below: