'South Park' creators issue mock apology over China censorship

12 Octobre, 2019, 15:36 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
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South Park now joins the likes of Winnie the Pooh, who was featured in the episode.

"Band in China" was projected onto screens throughout Hong Kong's Sham Shui Po district on Tuesday, according THR.

'Street cinema's been yet one more necessary side of #HK protests, w Winter On Fireplace on Ukraine's revolution & 1987: When The Day Comes on Korea's esp in style'.

The episode, called Band in China, took aim at what it portrayed as a tendency in U.S. culture to adjust content to accommodate Chinese censorship laws.

It is misty who was liable for the screening.

South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker lately issued a comical assertion in response to the net removing, which learn: 'Just like the National Basketball Association, we welcome the Chinese language censors into our houses and into our hearts.

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Last week's episode, entitled Band in China, also mocks jokes about China's crackdown on Winnie the Pooh, whose character has repeatedly been compared to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Although a bit surprising, the news is not that far-fetched as the show has been erased in China by the government. Clearly "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone aren't backing down to the ban so easily, and neither is Comedy Central.

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"Like the National Basketball Association, we welcome the Chinese censors into our homes and into our hearts", Parker and Stone wrote. Think of that, if the government doesn't like it then they're bound to say "no more" and simply ban something. much as they've done with a few different social media brands that allow for freedom of thought and expression. "Xi doesn't look just like Winnie the Pooh at all".

The statement continued: "Tune in to our 300th episode this Wednesday at 10!"

"China is run by communists; they're not good people". May the pre-winter's sorghum collect be plentiful.

The "South Park" episode mocked Disney by turning a Mickey Mouse look-alike into a craven profit seeker.

The episode especially reverberated with the individuals of Hong Kong as a result of its immediate takedown of the strategies Chinese government uses to quietness disagreeing voices, a playbook that has been rehashed turned out in Hong Kong.

"I am snickering with tears in my eyes", one unknown client composed on a dissident gathering because of the scene.

South Park celebrated its 300 episodic anniversary.

In the episode, "Shots", one of the plots follows Stan's dad, Randy, who has founded a weed business, faced with a moral dilemma when huge profits from China come in conflict with human rights concerns.

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