10 Most Controversial Comedians Of All Time

Richard Pryor

While his various stand-up shows and routines always skirted close to those that could create shock amongst the audience, he created a big stir by his regular use of the n-word live at a time when it was hardly ever muttered by anyone on television or in public.

Louis CK

Although Louis CK has courted debate at times in his career, his most controversial moment probably came when he did a gig at a women’s shelter and did a routine based almost entirely on domestic violence of both his partners and 4-year-old child.