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Jamie Foxx iHeart Joke Uproar: Is This the End of Adult Humor? (watch!)

Jamie Foxx drew a strong rebuke on social media over his joke about Bruce Jenner’s pending sex change during his opening monologue at the iHeart Radio Awards last night (Mar. 29), in another sign that adult humor may be endangered. Foxx’s remark was blasted for being “transphobic,” which means someone who is antagonistic toward transsexuality and transsexual or transgender people. Whether the definition fits Foxx is a stretch. But the outcry on social media is disturbing nonetheless....