Comic George Lopez was removed from the stage at a gala for juvenile diabetes in Denver last week, over an anti-Donald Trump routine that were booed by the crowd.
The event sold tables ranging in price from $5,000 to $100,000 to benefit the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes.
“George was asked nicely to stop making Trump jokes by a man in front row who just donated $250K,” one of the attendees commented on YouTube. But “George doesn’t, continues. Gets booed.”
Page-Six was told the it all began when Trump backer and Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei donated $250,000, but requested that Lopez cool it with the anti-Trump jokes at the Carousel Ball.
Lopez responded to Maffei, “Thank you for changing my opinion on old white men, but it doesn’t change the way I feel about orange men.”
Trying to recover and sensing the audience turn, Lopez said, “Listen, it’s about