While he mimed Indian soldiers shooting, singing and dancing, Noad said "It would also be the longest war of all time".
While North Americans may have chuckled along, people living under the threat of war in those countries were not so amused, with Indian luminaries taking to social media to slam Noah for being, at best, insensitive and, at worst, full-on racist. The South African comic said he used humor to "process pain and discomfort", pointing out that he even joked after his mother was shot in the head.
He later posted another tweet about the situation which reads: "It's wonderful to me that my joke about the conflict in India and Pakistan trended more than the story of the actual conflict itself". Though he begins the video by saying that 'he hopes India and Pakistan do not go to war, ' his next few words have irked netizens to the next level.
Tensions have been running high since a suicide attack killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary troops in Indian-administered Kashmir's town of Pulwama, triggering the current standoff.
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He is expected to speak on Wednesday before the House of Commons Justice Committee, which is looking into the matter. Today Wilson-Raybould returned the support. "It doesn't help anyone to be in denial", she said then.
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A dogfight ensued, with the countries offering conflicting reports over the skirmish and casualties on both sides.
There were also those who defended him and said they saw nothing wrong with his joke. "Sometimes it seems like people are more offended by the jokes comedians make about an issue than the issue itself", he said. Ur stereotype of indo- pak is ignorant & racist. 3. Human lives were lost & at stake. Swara took to twitter to call out Noah. Mocking army personnel, Noah likened their war cry to Punjabi songs. On Saturday, Noah responded to one such critical comment, which said he wouldn't be joking this way about personal trauma, like the assault on his mother by his abusive stepfather.