Comedian Ross Noble came under fire when a disabled fan with cerebral palsy became a target for Noble when he laughed loudly.
“Luke’s mother, Leslie Roberts, said she was appalled when her previously excited son, who was given the tickets for Christmas, came home from the show upset.” “… when Luke laughs he does a gorgeous growl at the end and Ross said, ‘What the f— was that?’, and went on to make extensive jokes about it.”
“I just want to communicate that there’s a point where you can go too far, and Ross really hurt a fan of his.”
Full Article from the Herald Sun HERE
Now this an article defending Ross Noble from Huffington Post writer: Lee Ridley
“The first thing that pisses me off about this story is the fact that Noble was making a joke about someone’s laugh and not their disability.” “I’m really annoyed that anyone with a disabled family member would choose to go running to the newspapers instead of taking it in good humour and moving on. No wonder people are afraid of these “disabled people” and what they can and can’t say in front of them. “
Full Huffington Post Article HERE
Maybe he has got a point? You tell me… over sensitive fan? or insensitive comedian?