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Default Ricky Gervais says The Office UK wouldn't work if it premiered today

..."because people take things literally"

https://www.thewrap.com/ricky-gervai...lture-outrage/

“I think now it would suffer because people take things literally," Gervais tells The Times of London, according to The Wrap. “There’s these outrage mobs who take things out of context. This was a show about everything. It was about difference, it was about sex, race, all the things that people fear to even be discussed or talked about now in case they say the wrong thing and they’re ‘canceled.' And the BBC have gotten more and more careful and people just want to keep their jobs. So people would worry about some of the subjects and some of the jokes, even though they were clearly ironic and we were laughing at this buffoon being uncomfortable around difference.”
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