Liberal comedian, who made a “dead babies” joke, is now defending his AIDS joke

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Crude comedian Ricky Gervais doubled down on a distasteful AIDS joke he made via Twitter Tuesday, after multiple outlets criticized him this week.

Gervais angered Twitter followers when he responded to a meme that said, “Things you can say both during sex and during a funeral”, with the answer “AIDS.”

Members of the gay community did not appreciate the quip.

But the controversial comedian wasn’t fazed, even when the National AIDS Trust went at him.

Gervais responded like a man very used to defending his jokes, stating that, “offense is the collateral damage of free speech.”

Earlier this year, Gervais also made a controversial “dead babies” joke that did not go over too well.

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