Joel McHale Cracks Gay Joke During White House Dinner

i.2.joel-mchale-white-house-correspodents-dinner-jokesRepublicans, E! is the network your closeted gay son likes to watch. Democrats, E! is the network your openly gay son likes to watch.”


Joel McHale, star of NBC’s Community and E’s Talk Soup, during his hosting gig at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, D.C.


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  • Christopher22

    Don’t have the quote, but Joel went a bit further. He said the Republican’s son was repressed and unhappy whereas the Democrat’s was happy and well-adjusted. Good on him to add the need to let people be free and open to be how they were born to be.

  • Tackle

    It was not a malicious joke that was directed at gays, or where gays
    were the butt end of the joke. The Republicans were.

  • tjr101

    Zing! And well Michelle O looks lovely as always.

  • Blackceo

    That was one of his good ones. Some of his jokes fell flat but I think it was more the audience and not him. I actually thought the President had the funniest bits of the night.

    Michelle Obama was giving Greek Goddess Fabulousness in that off the shoulder Marchesa gown!!! WERK FLOTUS!!!

  • michael mellor

    A poor joke with no point.

  • SFHandyman

    It was a little more nuanced:

    “I also host a show called “The Soup,” which is on the E Network. (Cheers, applause.) Thank you. To Republicans in attendance, E is the channel that your deeply closeted gay son likes to watch. (Laughter.) Democrats, it’s the same channel that your happy, openly gay son likes to watch. (Laughter.) E is also home to the Kardashians, who, believe it or not, are Republicans. And I know that, because they’re always trying to screw black people. (Groans.) Yep. Now just the men. OK. (Laughter.)”

  • SFHandyman

    Really I should have said “pointed” not “nuanced” just lazy writing.

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