Bill Maher dropped the N-word on his HBO show, “Real Time with Bill Maher.” The punchline was pretty well-received by the live audience, but criticism of the joke quickly rolled in from social media, and continued long after the episode finished airing.
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Eventually things were resolved (mostly), but still, Bill had to get schooled on air by the likes of Ice Cube and Michael Eric Dyson before people moved on. Special K has a list of other n-words that Bill Maher could have said before to avoid this whole catastrophe. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”