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Attendees walk out of Wanda Sykes’ show after the liberal comedian opened with Trump jokes

Irked audience members WALK OUT of Wanda Sykes show in New Jersey after she bombarded crowd with Trump jokes

  • Sykes opened the Thursday night set in Red Bank, New Jersey, by making fun of how the public appears to be aging more quickly from Trump-induced stress
  • Over a dozen people reportedly left the liberal comedian’s show in protest
  • Some of them were forcibly removed for heckling Sykes for being ‘too political’
  • Those who stayed for the remainder of the show said attendees should have expected Sykes would take aim at the president 

Over a dozen angry fans walked out or were kicked out of comedian Wanda Sykes’ show in New Jersey for heckling her after she opened her set with a string of jokes about President Donald Trump.

Sykes kicked off the show at the Count Basie Center for the Arts on Thursday in Red Bank by making fun of how the public appears to be aging more quickly from stress caused by the Trump administration.

The Asbury Park Press reported that about a dozen attendees walked out of the auditorium, some of them having been forcibly removed for heckling the liberal comedian, 54.

‘Do some comedy!’ one attendee is said to have shouted at the Sykes, while another reportedly yelled: ‘Too political!’

Over a dozen angry fans walked out of Wanda Sykes’ Thursday night show in New Jersey after she opened her set with jokes about President Donald Trump. The liberal comedian later posted a selfie from the show on Instagram (above)

Many of those who exited in protest were seen arguing with staff members in the lobby afterward. 

‘I paid for a comedy show, not for a political venue,’ Christine Delancey of Old Bridge told the Asbury Park Press. 

A fan posted the photo above from Sykes' controversial performance on Instagram  

A fan posted the photo above from Sykes’ controversial performance on Instagram  

‘First of all, you don’t bash our president. I am not a Trump supporter, but he is my president, and I would never bash my president.’ 

Audience members who stuck around for the rest of the show have said it was enjoyable overall, and that attendees should have expected jokes at the president’s expense.

‘You knew what you were gonna get. You should have known that it wasn’t going to be pro-Trump,’ Gabby Young of Brick said.

Sykes posted about the appearance on Instagram, writing: Thank you #CountBasieTheatre! I love my fans. And a special thanks to those who participated in the VIP meet n greet. The proceeds will be going to #FulfillFoodBank @fulfill_nj.

‘As for the Trump supporters who walked out…too bad, you missed a lot of great dick jokes! #idontplay #blacklesbian.’ 

Theater staff declined to comment.

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