‘Stupidly politically correct society is the death of comedy’, warns veteran comedian Mel Brooks

Society’s “stupidly politically correct” sensibilities will lead to the “death of comedy”, the veteran Hollywood comedian Mel Brookshas warned.

Brooks, known for his plethora of acclaimed comedy movies, said political correctness was becoming a stranglehold on comedians.

“It’s not good for comedy. Comedy has to walk a thin line, take risks,” he said.