Hannah Gadsby is no fan of disgraced comedian Louis C.K., and she is letting the world know it.
In an interview with the
Hannah, 41, was referring to a gag she makes in her new stand-up show, Douglas.
Speaking out: Hannah Gadsby (pictured) has labelled disgraced comedian Louis C.K. ‘an angry, bitter joke’ in a searing interview with the Los Angeles Times this week
In Douglas, Hannah refers to the fact she previously planned to retire from comedy, before the success of Nanette made her an overnight celebrity.
She jokes during her new stand-up show that she had ‘quit comedy the same way Louis C.K. said he was sorry’ for being a pervert.
Louis, whose full name is Louis Székely, faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct in late 2017. After being exposed by
Unrepentant? ‘[Louis C.K. is] saying the same kinds of things. The material hasn’t changed. He’s just angry and bitter,’ said Hannah. Pictured on Channel 10’s The Project earlier this year
Hannah also took aim at Louis C.K.’s pathetic attempts to resurrect his career.
‘He’s saying the same kinds of things. The material hasn’t changed. He’s just angry and bitter,’ the Australian actress said.
‘Why do we care what he thinks about the human condition? He needs to worry about his own condition a bit. Just sit quietly,’ she added.
Disgraced: Louis, whose full name is Louis Székely, faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct in late 2017. After being exposed by The New York Times, he responded with a statement saying: ‘These stories are true’. Pictured on September 16, 2017 in Century City
Meanwhile, Hannah’s career keeps gong from strength to strength.
In May, the Tasmanian-born comedian announced that Douglas will be available to stream on Netflix next year.
Hannah’s stand-up tour, which has sold out venues across the world, is named after her beloved dog.
Something to bark about! Hannah’s new stand-up tour, Douglas, is named after her pet dog