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Tokyo Olympics: Opening ceremony director fired on eve of event due to THESE comments

Zee News Thursday, 22 July 2021 ()
The Tokyo 2020 organising committee said Kentaro Kobayashi, who is listed as a show director for the Games’ opening event, was fired after a joke he made about the Holocaust as part of his comedy act in 1998 resurfaced in domestic media.
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