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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 08:56 PM

Hasan Minhaj Called Out Jared Kushner to His Face for His Relationship With MBS at the TIME 100 Gala

Comedian Hasan Minhaj used his speech at the TIME 100 Gala Tuesday to urge White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner to leverage his relationship with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman win the release of Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul, who is currently in prison after advocating for women’s rights.

Minhaj paid homage to al-Hathloul, who was included in TIME’s 2019 list of the 100 most influential people. Seizing on reports from House Democrats that Kushner – who also attended the TIME 100 Gala – had exchanged messages on Whatapp with Bin Salman, Minhaj suggested Kushner could help al-Hathloul.

“I know there’s a lot of very powerful people here, and it would be crazy if there was a high ranking official in the White House that could Whatsapp MBS and say, ‘Hey maybe you could help that person get out of prison because they don’t deserve it,'” Minhaj said. “But hey, that person would have to be in the room. It’s just a good comedy premise.”

Minhaj told TIME after the toast that he was sincere in this request, although he could not see Kushner’s reaction during his toast. “I was just hoping he could send a WhatsApp message,” he said. “[It could say] hey, this person has been fighting for civil liberties for all people. Maybe you should let them out of prison.”

The comedian, who was the host of the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2017 and won rave reviews for his stand-up special Homecoming King the same year, is now perhaps best known for his weekly Netflix series Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, which returns for a third season in May.

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Reply Hasan Minhaj Called Out Jared Kushner to His Face for His Relationship With MBS at the TIME 100 Gala (Original post)
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 09:23 PM

1. Can't imagine Jared

Doing something good, just because it's the right thing to do. Is there any money in it for him or his wife?

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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 09:37 PM

2. "In reaction to the Minhaj comments, Mr Kushner stared blankly into space"

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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 10:05 PM

3. This pasty muthfucka and his flippant ass licking comments to his daddy got me physically ill

yesterday.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 10:05 PM

4. That creepy ass pasty fuck probably gets off on the fact he can have people whacked. nt

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