Ricky Gervais defends new Netflix 'SuperNature' after uproar over trans jokes

Updated: few hours ago

Los Angeles, May 26 (PTI) British actor-comedian Ricky Gervais has defended his latest Netflix special "SuperNature", which has atracted criticism from the transgender community for a string of graphic jokes aimed at them.

In the hour-long special, which released on the streaming service on Wednesday, Gervais made several remarks about the community that trans activists have slammed.

Trans rights organisation GLAAD criticised the comedian for the special which it said was full of "graphic, dangerous, anti-trans rants masquerading as jokes".