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Comedy Central to cut Jeffrey Ross' Aurora shooting joke from Roseanne roast

Comedian Jeffrey Ross aimed to offend at this weekend’s taping of the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne, but the network has decided to cut his most controversial joke from the airing of the show, EW confirms.

Ross used last month’s shooting in Aurora, Colo. as comic fodder during his time at the podium, comparing red-headed fellow roaster Seth Green to accused shooter James Holmes, then adding, “I’m kidding! You’re not like James Holmes. At least he’s doing something in a movie theater that people remember.” READ FULL STORY

Jeffrey Ross attempts Joe Paterno, Aurora shooting jokes at Roseanne roast

Comedy Central’s taping of the Roast of Roseanne on Saturday night was a relatively tame affair – except for the appearance by the self-proclaimed king of roasts, Jeffrey Ross.

The comedian, who has now appeared in 10 of Comedy Central’s roasts and who is currently the Roastmaster General at the New York Friar’s Club, clearly stepped into the Hollywood Palladium with intent to push the envelope on Saturday, and if the audience’s reaction is any indication, he succeeded. READ FULL STORY

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