Why Stephen Fry Got Ejected from a Mormon Tour Group for Telling a Joke
Hilarious, spot-on, and so very Stephen Fry. While on a tour of Salt Lake City, Fry was asked to leave a group tour of the Mormon Church when he told a joke that conflicted with their beliefs.
Stephen Fry has a really great point here.
Mormons and some others believe that you will meet all of your family in heaven.
But what if your family is messed up? I, for one, wouldn’t want to see some of the more dysfunctional members of my extended family if this heaven that some people believe in is indeed supposed to be paradise-like.
His story of stating as much — while being led on a tour by Mormon recruiters in Salt Lake City — is simply hilarious.
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