Have You Been Paying Attention? Marty Sheargold slammed for ‘unfunny jokes’

Comedian Marty Sheargold is under fire for dressing as a ‘Dubai mining magnate’ and making ‘unfunny and inappropriate jokes’ on Have You Been Paying Attention?

Marty Sheargold has been called out for his ‘unfunny’ and ‘borderline inappropriate’ jokes on Have You Been Paying Attention? on Monday.

The comedian and radio host, 49, made several jokes that did not sit well with some viewers at home, who flocked to Twitter to slam him.

During the episode, the guests were asked to name which animated film was getting a sequel, to which Marty replied: ‘I was going to asked if you’d accept… Kung Flu Panda!’

Under fire: Comedian Marty Sheargold has been called out for his ‘unfunny’ and ‘borderline inappropriate’ jokes on Have You Been Paying Attention? on Monday 

The joke drew a few giggles from the crew, but it was quickly brushed aside by host Tom Gleisner.

Earlier in the show, Marty had shared a photo of himself wearing what appeared to be a traditional ethnic outfit.

Marty explained: ‘That was me road testing a couple of ideas about cultural appropriation. Whether or not, and I’m asking everyone, it’s okay to do it in the privacy of your own home.’

Is it wrong? During the show, Marty shared this photo of himself wearing what appeared to be a traditional ethnic outfit. 'I was going for a sort of a mining magnate, Dubai feel,' he said

Is it wrong? During the show, Marty shared this photo of himself wearing what appeared to be a traditional ethnic outfit. ‘I was going for a sort of a mining magnate, Dubai feel,’ he said

He added: ‘I was going for a sort of a mining magnate, kind of Dubai feel.’

In response to Marty’s jokes, a viewer tweeted: ‘This show is obviously pre-recorded with some answers being edited out – so why haven’t they edited out more of Marty’s unfunny and borderline inappropriate jokes?’

‘I’d ask why Marty is still allowed on television, but it’s @Channel10AU. We’re lucky he’s not the next Bachelor,’ another wrote. 

Moving along: Later in the episode, Marty's joke about 'Kung Flu Panda drew a few giggles from the crew, but it was quickly brushed aside by host Tom Gleisner (pictured)

Moving along: Later in the episode, Marty’s joke about ‘Kung Flu Panda drew a few giggles from the crew, but it was quickly brushed aside by host Tom Gleisner (pictured)

Mixed reception: In response to Marty's jokes, one viewer asked why he was still allowed on television. Another tweeted, 'Why haven't they edited out more of Marty's unfunny and borderline inappropriate jokes?'

Mixed reception: In response to Marty’s jokes, one viewer asked why he was still allowed on television. Another tweeted, ‘Why haven’t they edited out more of Marty’s unfunny and borderline inappropriate jokes?’

‘Well… Marty is probably the least funny “comedian” I’ve seen in a while,’ a third viewer tweeted. 

‘The “jokes” he made so far are borderline disaster in my view! I don’t find them funny to be honest,’ a fourth added. 

Another wrote: ‘Marty is making the same jokes as my dad and he’s not on TV for a reason.’ 

Funny: But it seems some of Marty's jokes were appreciated by some of his fans including one who said, 'Marty knows how to bring the laughs but dayamm, that line took it to to a level that actually restricted my breathing... laughter can be dangerous'

Funny: But it seems some of Marty’s jokes were appreciated by some of his fans including one who said, ‘Marty knows how to bring the laughs but dayamm, that line took it to to a level that actually restricted my breathing… laughter can be dangerous’

My favourites! Another tweeted, 'I'm sorry but #Kitty and @Marty_Sheargold are my favourite panellists on #HYBPA'

My favourites! Another tweeted, ‘I’m sorry but #Kitty and @Marty_Sheargold are my favourite panellists on #HYBPA’ 

But it seems some fans appreciated Marty’s sense of humour.

One supporter tweeted: ‘Marty knows how to bring the laughs but dayamm, that line took it to to a level that actually restricted my breathing… laughter can be dangerous.’ 

Another wrote: ‘I’m sorry but #Kitty and @Marty_Sheargold are my favourite panellists on #HYBPA.’ 

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