steve martin makes racist joke

Another racist joke turned Twitter into a frenzy. This time the culprit was comedian and actor, Steve Martin. To read more, click below.

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While cracking jokes online, the topic of a food dish turned ugly. Someone asked Martin, “Is that how you spell lasonia?”. Steve’s response: “It depends. Are you in an African-American restaurant or at an Italian restaurant.” After realizing his statement was offensive, the actor deleted his tweet and immediately issued an apology, citing it as a “bad joke”.

Do you think Steve Martin’s response was racist or just a bad joke?