Comic Chris Lilley is again.
And just after becoming embroiled in controversy for his use of ‘blackface’ in his comedy previous calendar year, it seems the 43-yr-aged is set to attain the ire of viewers once more.
The comedy king, who is identified for his characters Jonah from Tonga and Personal School Woman Ja’mie, was spotted filming scenes for his latest series on Friday.
He’s back! Comedian Chris Lilley, 43, has been noticed on the established of his new display in Northern NSW, which exhibits him donning a big Afro wig and African-model of gown
In the snaps, the Logie Award winner is pictured donning a huge afro and an African-style of dress for the new 10-element sequence.
Irrespective of remaining in scorching drinking water more than his portrayal of assorted people in the previous, it seems to have not frightened the Television funnyman off staring in his new sequence.
Small is recognised about the new show, but Chris could be witnessed sporting an outsized zebra-print shirt when feeding a camel.
Cheeky! Increasing eyebrows, the Summer months Heights Substantial comedian was snapped feeding a camel on a farm in an African-motivated costume
In yet another scene, Chris wears an elaborate yellow-and-black gown with a bolero, which appeared a bit much more Jap European.
The present is rumoured to display on Netflix, which hosts the comedian’s total catalogue, including Ja’mie: Personal College Woman, Angry Boys, Summer season Heights High and We Can Be Heroes.
Previous month, a snap was leaked from one particular of the sets in the Queensland town of Murwillumbah, which observed a home furnishings retailer renamed ‘My D**k.’
It truly is a shocking move for the comedian, who found himself at the middle of upset after a admirer-created video confirmed him in blackface singing racially insensitive lyrics.
Controversial: Filming one more scene, the comic appeared to be donning a regular jap European costume with leather boots
Strike or miss out on: The creator of Ja’ime: Non-public Schoolgirl, was flagged by crew users on the farm whilst in conventional costume
A video of a remix of a person of Lilley’s character’s singing racially billed lyrics, which he carried out in blackface as the character S.mouse on his ABC series, Indignant Boys.
The track is about a boy or girl who receives operate in excess of by a truck, and it was uploaded only a week just after a white Australia was provided just 3 years following the loss of life of Elijah Doughty.
In a tweet, the multi-charactered comic wrote on Twitter: ‘My social media webpages are operate for me to give followers nostalgic pics or clips from past Tv displays.’
Tackling sensitivities! The new series is rumoured to be remaining made by Netflix
New collection! The comedy creator appeared in superior spirits as he filmed scenes for the new 10-portion series outdoors in the sunshine
He went on to say the online video was lover-designed from the 2009 demonstrate, and not related with him at all, incorporating he was sorry for the misinterpretation.
Chris also been given a lot of flak for donning a black deal with to engage in Jonah Takalua in Jonah from Tonga.
The display was pulled from New Zealand television because of to fans being upset at the depiction.
Involving the takes! The actor and comic was also noticed in relaxed dress on the set with a mug in hand
Scorching h2o! Chris has located himself in incredibly hot water prior to immediately after he donned blackface to engage in Jonah from Tonga – which was pulled for New Zealand television