Russell Peters’ Junos jokes inappropriate, says heritage minister
We don’t usually talk about the Juno’s this far after the Juno’s. But there is backlash against Russell Peters hosting job. Some of his jokes and comments were troubling.
Peters opened the evening by surveying the crowd and cracking: “Look at all the young girls. This is a felony waiting to happen’.
Also , The Minister of Canadian Heritage, her name is a Melanie Jolie, presented rising star Ruth B with her Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award.
And he claimed he wasn’t sure why she was there, “but she’s hot, so who cares!”
He has yet to publicly comment.
Some people are saying his jokes crossed the line, while others say he is a comedian and he was just making jokes.
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