Rickey Smiley Speaks Out About The Dark Skinned Joke Backlash.

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Rickey announced he’s quit Facebook due to backlash he received over dark-skinned joke.

Rickey went on GRAM Live to address the situation.

Rickey says, “Here’s my thing I’ve been going stand up comedy for 28 years and we have done all types of jokes on stage. I’ve talked about myself. I talked about fat people……. This is our jobs as a comedian.

At the 3:42 mark, Rickey responds to the young lady who called him out.

Rickey says, “It’s a joke that have been used in a comedy club. He continues, “George Wallace has used that joke…. These jokes are written in a book. Now, if you really go out and do your comedy research. You can find the jokes in “Yo Momma” joke book.  But, what you did was take the opportunity to target me for telling the joke. But, ‘m not the first one to tell it.

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