If you have been not following the news lately, China is in a load of trouble with their citizens constantly threatening a revolution over censorship and the constant stripping of human rights. Hollywood and companies within America have started to side with the Chinese government behind all these wrong doings and “South Park“, whose creators are no strangers to controversy, have decided to point this out, to the point to which their show has been banned in China.
In Wednesday’s episode “Let Them Eat Goo“, the lunches at the South Park elementary school and of course the fat child Cartman is not to happy about it. Cartman then gave a speech that said the following words:
“Yes, we do have freedom of speech, but at times there are ramifications for the negative that can happen when you are not thinking about others and only thinking about yourself!”
This quote is the exact same quote LeBron James gave only a few days ago when asked about Daryl Morey, the Houston Rockets general manger, who tweeted his support for protesters in Hong Kong, which was not taken lightly by the Chinese government.
James is now taking heavy criticism for seeming to side with the NBA, who sides with the government, rather than the protesters. “South Park” even went so far as to have Cartman do a song and dance about “Taco Tuesday”, something which LeBron James constantly does on social media.
“South Park” has remained very vocal about these issues, targeting major companies that have been known to conduct business with the country, such as Disney and the NBA.
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