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Wayne Brady Makes Fun of Trig

This is disgusting:

Comedian Wayne Brady was booed on Comedy Central's Roseanne Barr Roast Sunday when he made a truly tasteless joke about Sarah Palin's Down's Syndrome son Trig. When this occurred, Brady actually defended himself by mentioning that during the roast, other people were mocking him (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary, serious vulgarity warning):
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Anonymous said...

Sarah naming Trig after his condition "trisome G aka trig", she lost the right to be indignant. Bad taste, sure. Unforgivable naming, absolutely.

Clinton said...

Anonymous, where do you get your information that
Trig was named after 'trisome G'? Did the Palins say
that was where they got that name? Besides, I thought
Down's syndrome was another name for 'trisomy 21'--
not sure what 'trisome G' is...

Even if the Palins made the peculiar choice to name Trig
after his condition (unlikely), that wouldn't suddenly
make it less disgusting for 'comedians' to take cheap
shots at the boy.

Davida said...

Trig was name after a great uncle, who was a Bristol Bay fisherman. The name is Norse in origin and means "strength."

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