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Adam Carolla strikes back: Claims that he’s a misogynist ‘fucking insane’

But, he said, the ease with which people are called misogynists or racists ultimately dilutes the seriousness of the terms.

“So this whole thing of like you’re a racist, you’re a homophobe, you’re a xenophobe, you’re a misogynist, like, there’s nothing there,” he said.

“You have to show me an incident. It’s like were at the point we’re calling people murderers but there’s no bodies, you know, and if you think about it, it’s pretty destructive. Calling someone a pedophile is a pretty big deal if in fact the guy’s never touched a kid. And calling someone a racist is a pretty big deal if they never done anything that’s racist to any other race, you know, outside of making jokes.”

Despite the attacks, Carolla says he has received support from his friends.

“There has been some support,” he said. “I think whenever they attempt to crucify someone for nothing there is a little groundswell of support for that person because I think as a society we’re tired of everybody going bananas on everybody over nothing.”

Check back next week to read more of TheDC’s interview with Carolla in which he discusses his new book — “Not Taco Bell Material” — and being a conservative in Hollywood.

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