There Will Be No 'Edgy' Paul Walker Jokes in Justin Bieber's Roast

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Comedy Central is nixing the Paul Walker jokes that happened during the taping of Justin Bieber's roast over the weekend.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, one of the harshest jabs came from comedian Jeff Ross, who joked: "'Move bitch, get out of the way!' is what Paul Walker should've told that tree. Too soon? Too fast? Too furious?"

Pete Davidson also said, "Justin got arrested for drag racing ... unfortunately, it wasn't with Paul Walker."


Walker's Fast & Furious co-star and friend Ludacris was reportedly pissed about the remarks. Comedy Central said in a statement:

"Roasts often push the limits of good taste and we give the participants full rein to try things knowing we have the edit to shape the show. Sometimes the line is discovered by crossing it. The Paul Walker references will not be in the telecast."

Isn't the point of a roast to poke at the subject, Bieber? For his part, Ross responded, "I was so in the moment, I don't know what jokes hit." The roast airs on March 30.

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I'd say The Comedy Central Roast is past it's expiration when it's reduced to roasting the likes of Justin Bieber and Donald Trump. It's really nothing more than a steaming pile of dog shit now.