Comedian ordered to pay $42K for offensive joke

- A Canadian human rights court ordered a comedian to pay $42,000 to a disabled teen singer and his mother after making repeated jokes about the boy's appearance in his stand-up routine.

Jeremy Gabriel has a facial disfigurement due to Treacher Collins Syndrome. He received some international attention in 2006 when he performed for the pope in Rome.

Comedian Mike Ward incorporated a joke about Gabriel into his comedy routine between 2010-2013 where he'd say he went on the Internet to find out what was wrong with Gabriel, and the answer was: "He's ugly, g-----n it."

The joke was also featured in Ward's comedy special Mike Ward's eXpose.

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