Bill Maher got an Emmy nomination despite ‘N-word’ controversy
|07/13/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Emmy voters still love Bill Maher.
The 2017 Emmy Award nominations were announced Thursday, and Maher, host of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” got a nod for best variety talk series.
Any other year this wouldn’t be too noteworthy, but Maher has recently been criticized in the news for using the ‘N-word’ on “Real Time.” On the show, Maher joked that he was a “a house n—r,” when responding to his guest Senator Ben Sasse, who asked if he wanted to “work in the field” with him.
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