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Jakarta Post

Guess what?: Olga’s jokes get him in trouble, again

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, June 26 2012   /  08:00 am

JAKARTA: Presenter and comedian Olga Syahputra is again under fire for his jokes, which have allegedly offended members of the public. reported that he was accused of saying inappropriate things to a member of the audience during the show Dahsyat recently.

According to the newswire, there were also a number of protests regarding his comments on Julia Perez’s Islamic greeting of “Assalamualaikum” during another television show.

Last year, the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission said the comedian had insulted a rape victim when calling the recent rape and murder of a woman on public transportation as unimportant.

Olga said it during the live broadcast of Trans TV and Trans 7’s parent corporation Trans Corp’s anniversary celebrating on Dec. 27....