Invoice Burr has been slammed for mispronouncing a Mexican singer’s title on the Grammys earlier than joking that feminists will cancel him for the gaffe.
The comic was presenting Greatest Regional Mexican Music at Sunday night time’s award present on the LA Conference Middle.
He tried to pronounce Natalia Lafourcade’s title after asserting the singer-songwriter because the winner of the celebrated award.
Invoice Burr has been slammed for mispronouncing a Mexican singer’s title on the Grammy’s earlier than joking that feminists will cancel him for the gaffe
How ought to Burr have pronounced her title?
Natalia Lafourcade hails from Mexico and is one of the profitable singers in Latin America.
Her father is the famend Chilean musician Gaston Lafourcade, whose dad and mom have been French, therefore the weird surname in Spanish.
Invoice Burr clearly struggled with the pronunciation, stumbling over the phrases as he known as her ‘Natalia La-For-Kay-Dee’.
Whereas the surname hails from France, the singer pronounces it La-For-Cah-Day like a Spanish phrase, with the emphasis on the third syllable.
He stated: ‘And the Grammy goes to Natalia Lafourcade. Sorry, I’ll settle for on behalf of her. If I butchered her title, I am sorry. Natalia you gained. That is it.’
The actor then joked: ‘What number of feminists are going nuts like “why is that this cis-white male doing all this Latino stuff?”‘
Natalia Lafourcade is a well-liked Latin singer whose surname comes from her French grandparents on her father’s facet.
Her title is pronounced La-For-Cah-Day with the emphasis on the third syllable like a Spanish phrase, however Burr pronounced it La-For-Kay-Dee.
Elsewhere Burr additionally made controversial remarks after a efficiency the place he stated: ‘Was I the one one which wished to kill himself throughout that piano solo?’
Many on-line have criticized the stand-up on-line after his jokes on the ceremony.
One particular person wrote: ‘The @RecordingAcad must come clean with this failure of choosing Invoice Burr as a presenter.
‘What a horrible selection. He clearly doesn’t recognise how necessary that is for artists. If you cannot get a presenter who provides a f*** how do you count on anybody to take you critically.’
One other stated: ‘Invoice Burr is a xenophobic, sexist and racist and the crew simply laughed alongside along with his s*** jokes.
‘He’s an precise embarrassment.’
Others branded his remarks ‘insanely inappropriate’ and stated it was a mistake to pick out him to current the class celebrating Mexican music.
The comic was presenting Greatest Regional Mexican Music at Sunday night time’s award present on the LA Conference Middle
He tried to pronounce Natalia Lafourcade’s title after asserting the singer-songwriter (pictured) because the winner
It’s not the primary time that Burr has confronted the ire of web warriors after he made jokes about woke tradition in a Saturday Night time Reside monologue in September.
The comedian tackled mask-wearing, white girls, and actor Rick Moranis being assaulted in a controversial routine.
Nevertheless it was his jokes about Homosexual Pleasure Month and that basically set off social media.
He stated: ‘The month of June is Homosexual Pleasure Month. That is somewhat lengthy, dontcha suppose? For a gaggle of people that have been by no means enslaved?
Many on-line have criticized the stand-up on-line after his jokes at Sunday’s ceremony, saying he was disrespectful
Comic Invoice Burr’s SNL monologue, which touched on cancel tradition and being woke, was slammed on social media for being ‘homophobic,’ ‘misogynistic’ and ‘obnoxious’
‘How did they get all of June? Dude, black folks have been truly enslaved. They get February. They get 28 days of overcast climate, the solar goes down at 4 within the afternoon, everyone’s shivering, no person desires to go on the parade.
‘How about you hook ’em up with July?’ Burr requested, declaring that ‘these are equator folks! Give them the solar for 31 days! There’s homosexual black folks, they might rejoice from June 1 to July 31 – 61 days of celebrating!’
Following his monologue, social media lit up with criticism.
Vulture critic Jen Chaney tweeted: ‘There isn’t any actual “time” for that Invoice Burr monologue, however I will let you know what, now could be NOT IT.’
Not everybody was fast to slam Burr, although.
‘Invoice Burr makes legitimate factors about cancel tradition making an attempt to cancel EVERYTHING IN SIGHT. Then delivers jokes designed to show that precise level. And twitter took the bait. Comedy isn’t for you. It’s about you,’ tweeted @ToddMichaelsen.
‘Invoice Burr is doing EXACTLY what you’d suppose he was gonna do – make you uncomfortable and f**king KILLING THE STAGE. You like to see it,’ wrote @leetmaster93.
Burr has been a comic since 1992 and landed appearing roles in exhibits together with Breaking Unhealthy, and films The Warmth and Date Night time. He additionally has a podcast – Invoice Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast.