How Restrictive Is It to Be a Comedian in Singapore? - The Jim Jefferies Show

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Shawn - 2 days ago
dont forget: singapore has no defined level of poverty, so the wealth gap in their country is massive and tons of senior citizens still work to scrape by despite the country's GDP and wealth
Jeremy - 7 days ago
Well think of it this way: Singapore started off being very strict and gives civil liberties sparingly. It is now starting to "dish out" civil liberties. US on the other hand, started off being all about freedom and human rights and liberal. It is now starting to rethink its position about it. Let me ask you, which is easier - to take away civil liberties or give them out?
erik chavez
erik chavez - 9 days ago
@1:33 I know a guy that can do it in 4 strokes 👖 👖
Miaou - 10 days ago
Singapore is made of indian and chinese? Where are the half breed
menckencynic - 10 days ago
Well, you have to give Americans one thing: Australians would never accept an American comedian making fun of them and basically hating them constantly. Americans make shows out of people who hate them.
Joshua Snore
Joshua Snore - 15 days ago
That Asian comic is fucking hilarious....!!!!
Tiara Chopra
Tiara Chopra - 15 days ago
Repeal Section 377A!
Tiara Chopra
Tiara Chopra - 15 days ago
Singaporeans are generally too afraid to speak up so thank you for doing this!!!
envgma - 16 days ago
as a singaporean, I gotta say that I agree with the students that the restrictions are necessary, but I also think that it needs to be toned down a bit. since the laws were put in place when singapore was still developing to maintain order, we've developed so much more now and it's about time some freedom was given to us. oh and plus we don't have free healthcare, just major government subsidies (that have their own issues as well)
chuskster - 16 days ago
You are a fucking disgrace.
William Cortelyou
William Cortelyou - 16 days ago
Bring Sam to your show Jim, you and him are hilarious together!
Jason Budd
Jason Budd - 17 days ago
Mr Nugent, when will you comment on how you tried to ruin a man's life by misrepresenting him as a racist on your TV show?
Anton Knaus
Anton Knaus - 18 days ago
Somehow I can' t force myself to believe anything Jeffries says after that framing of Avi Yemeni. Even if it's the truth it is so strange to watch him talking about freedom of speech. So sad, a comedian should be the canary in the coal mine, not the freaking gas. The way he lines out that free health care and tax cuts are stuff the government gives out so people are quite is so much bs that it hurts. Taxes are money the government takes from you, not taking your money is not a present. Without looking it up pretty sure that health care is not for free in singapore and in some way or another people are definatly paying for it.
Kamran Latifov
Kamran Latifov - 18 days ago
This is amazing ahahah
gula-gula getah sabah
gula-gula getah sabah - 18 days ago
I take it the dislikes are due to Jim's hypocrisy on the Australia bit
Der Fledermausmann
Der Fledermausmann - 18 days ago
First of all, there is a fair amount of freedom of speech in Singapore... The restrictions are mainly on hate speech, defamation as well as something known as contempt of court i.e. accusing the judicial system of being corrupt or bias...
Secondly, there actually is a fairly big comedy scene in Singapore... If you ever come down, check it out..
Lastly, Shout out to my man, Sam... He's a fantastic guy and an excellent comedian, one of the most hard working in all of Singapore. He's incredibly funny and refreshingly candid. I'd watch the hell out of his Netflix special if he ever had one..
Léon Bott'ndr
Léon Bott'ndr - 18 days ago
There's no free healthcare in Singapore, it's based on free market. Just like the US health system but well done instead of being fucked up. Singapore health is currently one of the, if not the, best health system in the world. Getting healthcare is cheap due to high supply in Singapore
joe sols
joe sols - 18 days ago
This looks a lot like the interview Jim did with Avi Yameni. You know, the one where Jim cut and pasted the interview to seem exactly opposite to the truth. No doubt Jim would have been up to those same tricks here when he was interviewing. He even has the same old smelly looking black golf shirt on. Hahaha....Jim you will always be a scumball! I wonder how many muslim jokes you told off camera??
Dan McGoverm
Dan McGoverm - 18 days ago
Fuck this guy
W - 18 days ago
How does this unfunny loser still have a show!?
ken b
ken b - 18 days ago
sam see doug stanhope look it up
D'Liteful SG
D'Liteful SG - 18 days ago
and the representation of young ppl are all chinese... nice
Eire - 18 days ago
Say sorry to Avi - We're waiting
John Sochacki
John Sochacki - 18 days ago
As restrictive as making sure Avi Yemeni couldn't get into the United States? That's pretty restrictive, Jim. Got any more hot takes on Muslim babies being eaten by Dingos? Perhaps you'd like to show us the picture of Mohammed that you drew. You know, the one where you say Mohammed looks like a wobbly ghost.
Ben JS
Ben JS - 18 days ago
Why does Jim sound like everybody’s drunk or stoned or drunk-and-stoned uncle? Feel like Thanksgiving time...
Sean - 18 days ago
So everyone is just forgetting that this guy got exposed for faking these stories?
Aqua man
Aqua man - 18 days ago
Sean He doesn’t fake them he just edits parts. Just because he fakes it doesn’t mean what he’s saying isn’t valid or true.
RhondaH - 18 days ago
The U.S. is now #1 only as the most backward leaning western semi-democracy that has a shit load of nukes. As for education, healthcare and basic safety net for the people, we in the U.S. are close to the bottom along with 3rd world countries.
tsfcancerman - 18 days ago
Maybe they should install Tor browser then they can see what they want, but not smart to do it from home
tsfcancerman - 18 days ago
Jim trying to hang out other ppl but he himself drawed islams holy person, so lets hope he dont travel to an islamic country that have an order to murder him
damon fong
damon fong - 18 days ago
how the hell this guy still having a show on cc ...
sutoeben - 17 days ago
He's hilarious!!!!
Bryan Kilvinski
Bryan Kilvinski - 19 days ago
Nice editing as usual ;)
joe sols
joe sols - 18 days ago
Yes, Jim is good at 'creative' editing (lying actually).
Patricia A
Patricia A - 19 days ago
Sam is funny af
harley woolford
harley woolford - 19 days ago
You don't need such tight laws to be safe. America is an exception in the west with regards to violence. Most western countries are safe
Miguel Claudio
Miguel Claudio - 19 days ago
Unless you get a tan you will probably not get shot 👍
Hero Of Bukit Padang
Hero Of Bukit Padang - 19 days ago
It's a country that only thinks about money, status and owning xhit 24/7. Not my cup of Tea
Sal Toyama
Sal Toyama - 19 days ago
sounds more like Sharia law
Sun Beve
Sun Beve - 19 days ago
Does Jim still think a dingo would vomit if it ate a Muslim baby?
William Cortelyou
William Cortelyou - 16 days ago
Someone, obviously can't handle a joke. Get over it bitch. Saying something funny, and believing it are different things.
Yednekachew Geremew
Yednekachew Geremew - 19 days ago
Dude inden between freedom and rights of rational animals u.s is first on freedom to protec and die for it
Waking Up From A Nightmare
Ha hahahahaha hilarious pathetic youths of totalitarian state. And I’m a Singaporean.
Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel - 19 days ago
Why does it look like that plane's landing gear at 0:36 is retracting while it's landing
Mazen A
Mazen A - 19 days ago
It should be noted that Singapore is a really small country, so it's obviously pretty easy for them to run everything really well. Also, the Singaporeans are like 60 percent of the population. Migrant workers aren't exactly walking on sunshine in Singapore. Of course if you're part of the few million citizens living in a small, rich country you won't have many complaints.
hireshi-azu - 19 days ago
I like Jim. Jim hates muslims and jews, which he happily said in a hidden footage.
I dislike that Jim decided to put his face down and ass up to please the snowflakes of the U.S though.

But you know, good on you Jim.
You pretend to care about those sensitive American feelings, have them pay you, and still run around hating them for being dumb Christians.

Quite a smart fella, actually.
awaisis - 19 days ago
why do Western people or whatever comedians go to Eastern countries and try degrading them by comparing to own values.
brawnypaws - 19 days ago
Correction: We (Singapore) do not have free healthcare. And we did not invent the law that criminalises homosexuality. It was an archaic law from our past as a British colony that remained in the books way after Britain had repealed it.
Benjamin Xue
Benjamin Xue - 19 days ago
IM A GAY. IM A GAY. IM A GAY. 😂 Btw, best look at the 'restrictive freedoms' we have in Singapore done in a while!
yilmanbabilonia - 19 days ago
Why is Jim holding a Japanese penis, and where did he get it, and why is he so happy about it?
saad irfan
saad irfan - 20 days ago
Sp what happened to everyone made at him,I only see good comments,I don't understand
h k
h k - 20 days ago
Scumbag crook liar. Your a weasel.
John Lee
John Lee - 20 days ago
It seems good but we all know someone has chopped up the interview to the point where nothing seems genuine. I can’t take J.J seriously ever again.
Fals3Agent - 20 days ago
I just want people to be clear about this - the main opposition to LGBT in singapore comes from conservative society, not the government.
gringochucha - 20 days ago
3:39 Saudi Arabia is at 33. Interesting.
Ling Yuan Leow
Ling Yuan Leow - 20 days ago
awesome... I'm from Singapore.... accurate...
Melvin Seetoh
Melvin Seetoh - 20 days ago
Hey, even without Pornhub, Singaporeans are resourceful enough to get their needs fulfilled on other sites... wait, how did I know that?
calix dázeroth
calix dázeroth - 20 days ago
Singapore is very racist place. Talk to the indians and chinesse. All the laws are to restrict and control the minorities.
Phil Lenan
Phil Lenan - 20 days ago
Some people don't see the forest from all the trees around them.
SJA - 20 days ago
We haven't forgotten your anti Muslim jokes caught by hidden camera.
colton low
colton low - 20 days ago
This is one of Jim’s better bits he’s ever done on hisnshow
Valerie Tan
Valerie Tan - 20 days ago
free healthcare in singapore? im sorry but im from singapore and thats not true.
Konstantin Gr
Konstantin Gr - 21 day ago
HOW ABOUT YOUR EDITING OF INTERVIEWS AND MANIPULATING THE VIEWERS ... focking this show should have been canceled after the leak of his scumbag moves
Kim Bui
Kim Bui - 21 day ago
Sam See convinced me with all his arguments and jokes until his claim about Pornhub censorship got busted by Jim.
Kim Bui
Kim Bui - 19 days ago
A I see. Thanks for clearing up. I still find it is utterly strange to ban porn website while allowing prostitution. However, it is great to learn from the local perspective.
A - 19 days ago
@Kim Bui I guess hotel WiFi given that it caters to international guests would have a vpn or some sort of bypass. The ban is really just symbolic since we have access to vpn - mainly to watch region lock programs...
Kim Bui
Kim Bui - 19 days ago
A that is strange. I went to Singapore this March and watched Pornhub on my laptop using my hotel wifi. Must be some sort of miracle.
A - 19 days ago
It's blocked on isps but not if you are on roaming or vpn
Kristian Meller
Kristian Meller - 21 day ago
This is one of Jim's best pieces.
Dwain - 21 day ago
I hope this guy was secretly filming this and releases the behind the scenes so we can see what an absolute scumbag Jim fuckity fuck Jefferies really is
Julian Sen
Julian Sen - 21 day ago
How is it that Jim, previously an Australian (still is at heart) doesn't know anything about Singapore except from that extremely bland movie. I mean I always thought Singapore and Australia are best buds, I mean besides the Kiwis but still.
Thomas Fortunato
Thomas Fortunato - 21 day ago
Only an American system can allow a racist islamaphobic miscreant like Jim Jeffries to lie and change the words of someone he interviewed and then shield he from video evidence to the contrary
Sigma Geranimo
Sigma Geranimo - 21 day ago
You can call them, Sickapore or Singleport.
Rag Rag
Rag Rag - 21 day ago
Look at this hypocrite. Gets people deported and talks about freedom.
Amanda N
Amanda N - 21 day ago
If you like Jim Jefferies, i urge you to go watch a video by Avi Yemini exposing him. He’s a lying fraud.
Paul Patterson
Paul Patterson - 21 day ago
Jim doing “comedy” again... serious question, when he is smearing and editing people you lunatics wail that he is just a comedian not a journalist. Yet this is quite clearly news...
Which is he?
MilenaBitch - 21 day ago
Surprised to see that the Singapore government hasn’t censored this yet. Singaporeans are too sheltered by all the censors and discrimination against the LGBT is rampant. We need more freedom of speech
wilson fisch
wilson fisch - 21 day ago
did you edit this one too?
Lars Chue
Lars Chue - 21 day ago
0:10 poor cauci Asian in denial that he is really made in China.
stuff - 21 day ago
Fujc u Jim you scum you only know how to edit interview to lie kys.
Jack Low
Jack Low - 21 day ago
Huge JJ fan here. Please do a full series about Singapore!
Michael Wade
Michael Wade - 21 day ago
That "free speech/government offense" joke was great!
Tim Rad
Tim Rad - 21 day ago
Fucken scumbag Jefferies
mark stephen
mark stephen - 21 day ago
Unfunny Jim with the canned laughter and edited interviews. You've some brass neck, mate.
Devin Graves
Devin Graves - 21 day ago
Shows plane landing as it puts its gear up...
Anthony Doyler
Anthony Doyler - 21 day ago
How do Singaporean's feel if a dingo eats a Musim baby ?
Nath Henn
Nath Henn - 21 day ago
Fake ass regressive cunt.
Coco Martin
Coco Martin - 21 day ago
“smoking a Japanese penis” 😂
Jeffery C
Jeffery C - 21 day ago
dofus, we need to hear from older people in less then perfect conditions. moron.
FM LR - 21 day ago
So exposing someones real intentions and believes is the new slap on the wrists i see,some kunts are just extra lucky right jimmy boy :) ?
PM - 21 day ago
I LIke ThEir AccEnt.
Rag Rag
Rag Rag - 21 day ago
Draw us a picture, Jim! You're so good at drawing prophets. COMEDY CENTRAL= ISLAMOPHOBIA.
Regis Glass
Regis Glass - 21 day ago
Why is drawing a prophet islamophobic?
Bliss Dubbs
Bliss Dubbs - 21 day ago
“He philibusted in me last night,” fucking hilarious!
Misael Romero
Misael Romero - 21 day ago
America free? Tell that to Assange and all the people in prisons who are wrongfully convicted (blacks an hispanics mostly)
Mike Chen
Mike Chen - 20 days ago
any excuse to make more money!!
Dark Star
Dark Star - 21 day ago
To an Asian 'rebellion" is simple, just wear a shirt that is a different color than the dress code permits.
Oooooooh....what a bad boy.
Jose Balcazar
Jose Balcazar - 21 day ago
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
- Benjamin Franklin
d1p70 - 20 days ago
Sounds cool and catchy on a T-Shirt, but fails woefully in practice. Ask that to a mother in a lawless warzone if she's willing to give up some rights so her kids live to reach adulthood, and then tell her she deserves neither for choosing her kids' lives.
Booradley Mustardo
Booradley Mustardo - 21 day ago
That guy is funny
Ehab Ibrahim
Ehab Ibrahim - 21 day ago
This is actually one side of the story
TheBushdoctor68 - 21 day ago
53rd! That means EVERY country you can mention, has more freedom than the USA.
But let's face it, Americans think Europe is a country. There is no way they can mention 52 other countries.
Let's lower the bar. America scores 27th in education. Try to guess the 26 countries that are smarter. Without using Google.
TheBushdoctor68 - 21 day ago
@John Adams Jim Jeffries is a comedian, not a journalist. That's the first mistake you made. The second is that *every* tv show gets edited that way. Answers, reactions, applause, they all get mixed and matched to create, what they believe, to be the best show possible. That's just how video editing for entertainment purposes works. The fact that you *only* noticed this with a Jim Jeffries show tells me: A that you're not very perceptive and B: That you've clearly got an agenda against Jim. My guess is that he either put your religion to shame, or some kind of nasty politician that you support. Maybe you should find a safe space.
Helen Pauls
Helen Pauls - 21 day ago
Regis Glass Really? Thanks for your reply and the information. Obviously proves that the above poster is doing just what we thought, promoting that RUvideosrs content and the far right disinformation sites connected to it.
Regis Glass
Regis Glass - 21 day ago
@Helen Pauls they have also not provided much information to me despite asking them quite a bit. I did learn however, that to see the full video purporting to expose Jim we have to pay avi on his patreon.
Helen Pauls
Helen Pauls - 21 day ago
John Adams Just watched the Avi Yemini video I think you are referring to. Didn’t see any crafty editing, just Jim Jeffries, as usual insulting a religion. I do believe the network edited it and would have refused to show it. Remember most content shown on USA TV is childproofed and censored for the sensitive American public. Jim decries all religions, with the same derogatory comments to whichever sky fairy the followers believe. That’s part of his comedy. He is a COMEDIAN, not a politician changing policies, starting wars, bombing countries or places within cities. Personally, I think you are just trying to garner views, likes, division and promote the extreme right nut jobs by posting the same comment. Be a good human.
John Adams
John Adams - 21 day ago
Helen Pauls google Jim Jeffries exposed. I honestly thought everyone had seen it at this point or I would have posted links.
GICking - 21 day ago
Jim did an international tour back in Jan, including Singapore, which is where he talked to Sam. Sam was one of 4or 5 pre show acts. He was pretty good.
( And Jim was, predictably, Jim 😆)
J OE - 21 day ago
Singapore is NOT as Strict as it used to be! and if you live there you can tell that Singapore is starting to see common crimes like in the nearby countries. Singapore is Singapore is because they are STILL IMPOSING laws in place just NOT as strict! and That is very Unfortunate!
hobbicles28 - 21 day ago
The following link is interesting:
isf tish
isf tish - 21 day ago
wow...with the next generation like that....we're so screwed.
btw, love your straight up aussie comedy Jim~!!
Irish Nurhd
Irish Nurhd - 22 days ago
How does this lying piece of shit still have a show
freaker126 - 22 days ago
these guys aren't really a representative of Singapore and Singaporeans. There is 4 major race the Chinese being the majority mostly because the malays (second) run to Malaysia when Singapore separated because of politics. Some of the rules like LGBT are because of the sensitivity of religions. Not because of politics. Religions play a major part in ASEAN countries like Buddhism and Christianity. It's also a culture that is frown upon. Most law in sg is because there is one side of the people that like to do stupid things and the other side that likes to complain and hence the govt had to do something. Like banning gums. I remembered the time when everyone was chewing and then stick it all over the place like inside a lift etc. I used to hate that. After the ban, there aren't any more of that shit happening. But then, Singaporean will go to other countries to eat gums and then spew it all over that country. :p
Andrew Fleming
Andrew Fleming - 22 days ago
The problem with Americans is they believe their own bs. The standing of the US in the world has diminished since Trump.
Regis Glass
Regis Glass - 21 day ago
@John Adams which answers and to who?
John Adams
John Adams - 21 day ago
I couldn’t agree more. For instance, Jim Jeffries fans believe his comedy show is portraying “facts” even after he got caught splicing in fake answers in interviews.
Chinese Goyim
Chinese Goyim - 22 days ago
Greets from Malaysia🙋
Your neighbour
Fals3Agent - 20 days ago
cheers neighbor 💙
Clyde Cessna
Clyde Cessna - 22 days ago
In Britain you CANNOT, libel a person, or institution, slander a person or institution, cry fire in crowded theater, insult someone in the street, tell a lie to the police, lie on a government form, cannot break any laws under almost any circumstances. We are not as free as you think.
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