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Canadian Comedian Ordered To Pay 15K Fine For Words

Canadian Comedian Ordered To Pay 15K Fine For Words
Podaholics Staff

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld the right of an audience member to receive $15,000 in damages from comedian Guy Earle whose performance, she alleges has given her post-traumatic stress disorder.

This case is setting a scary precedence for any comedian that performs in Canada. What if someone heckles a comedian? Can he/she respond? How much is too much when responding to a heckler?

Here’s hoping this is an isolated incident.

For more details and a break down of the case, go here: Slurs force comic to pay $15,000

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