Comedy Central Blows It Again
Here's what you need to know about Charlamagne Tha God's new show with Stephen Colbert.
CW: sexual assault, drugging Youtube video Here's as clear an example as you'll find of how rape culture works. This week Comedy Central announced a new weekly late night show hosted by "multi-media mogul" Lenard McKelvey, a.k.a Charlamagne Tha God. Titled Tha God's Honest Truth with Lenard McKelvey, the show will be co-produced by Stephen Colbert, who in a press release called McKelvey "fearless" and "peerless." McKelvey is best known for hosting the radio show The Breakfast Club, though he also co-hosts the podcast The Brilliant Idiots with comedian Andrew Schulz. He's known for some other things too. A few years ago The Daily Beast reported on recently resurfaced charges that in 2001, when McKelvey was 22, he raped a 15-year-old girl: > A Berkeley County incident report from Jun
Jul 23 2021
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