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Michael Che Under Fire For Insensitive Simon Biles Jokes

July 30, 2021 1 min read 0 Comments

Simone BIles has had a highly publicized early departure from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics over mental health concerns. However, it seems like many people want to share their criticisms of Biles, for putting non physical complications ahead of her Olympic duties. One such person, Michael Che, has sad some things that has gotten him into trouble.  

"Man, I wanna make fun of Simone Biles. I got like 3 mins of Simone Biles jokes in my head. I’m going to the [Comedy Cellar club] tonight to say them into a microphone. As the dorky kids say, I’m choosing violence," Che initially shared with his IG followers.

Biles was just one of 150 women who accused former Olympic coach Larry Nassar of sexual assault.  In his quest for jokes about Biles, Che decided to highlight one of the Instagram DMs he received from a fan, who joked about Nassar's behavior: "Larry Nassar understands Simone Biles better than anyone. He too had to quit doing what he loved at the pinnacle of his career because of mounting pressure," read the DM, while Che added: "That’s rough. Absolutely tasteless. 9/10.