British funnyman Rowan Atkinson
warns the U.K. government's plans to outlaw homophobic bullying will destroy comedy. The Mr. Bean
comedian fears the proposed law, intended to make homophobic slurs a criminal offense, will lead to comedians being penalized for cracking gay jokes.
He says the law has "serious implications for freedom of speech, humor and creative expression".
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