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Graham Norton says he can’t tell certain jokes anymore because people get offended too easily

The presenter is very conscious of the jokes he tells

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Graham Norton has claimed that he can no longer tell certain jokes anymore because people get offended too easily.

The presenter is known for his witty humour and has hosted his own chat show on BBC for over ten years.

The 55-year-old has now hit out at viewers who are ‘easily offended’, as he said that he has to be very careful about the jokes he tells on television.

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“I think the world has moved on, we did a lot of jokes on that show that I wouldn’t do now, it’s mean,” he told the Daily Star.

“People were happier to laugh at that stuff then, I think if I did those jokes to an audience now they would just wince, they would be kind of horrified.”

“Things may go in a loop and that style of comedy may come back but for right now it’s not appropriate.I don’t know if comedians compromise now, I think it’s just doing your job. If you want your gig to do well then you do the jokes that people like,” he continued.

The presenter also admitted that he stopped using some of the main social media platforms to avoid online trolls: “I’ve come off Facebook and I do a bit of Instagram, but I’m still on Twitter because I have 
1.3million followers, and that’s extraordinary.”