Sarah Silverman once did blackface for a 2007 episode of The Sarah Silverman Program, and the resurfaced image caused her to get fired from a movie recently.
“I recently was going to do a movie, a sweet part, then at 11 p.m. the night before they fired me because they saw a picture of me in blackface from that episode.
I didn’t fight it,” Sarah said on the Bill Simmons podcast.
“I think it’s really scary and it’s a very odd thing that it’s invaded the left primarily and the right will mimic it,” Sarah added.
“It’s like, if you’re not on board, if you say the wrong thing, if you had a tweet once … everyone is, like, throwing the first stone.
’” Sarah Silverman continued, “It’s OK to go, ‘Wow, look at this back then.
I can’t erase that I did that, but I can only be changed forever and do what I can to make it right for the rest of my life.