Chris Lilley comedy Jonah From Tonga slammed as 'deeply offensive'

A new Australian television comedy about a rebellious Tongan teenager has been condemned as self indulgent and deeply offensive to Pacific Islanders.

First look pictures at Chris Lilley's new series Jonah From Tonga

First look pictures at Chris Lilley's new series Jonah From Tonga

Jonah From Tonga. My new favorite comedy (replacing Hello Ladies). I laugh until I tear up during every episode! As long as you have no issues with tasteless, juvenile profanity-laden nonsense, this is for you!

Jonah From Tonga. My new favorite comedy (replacing Hello Ladies). I laugh until I tear up during every episode! As long as you have no issues with tasteless, juvenile profanity-laden nonsense, this is for you!

jonah-from-tonga "He's virtually illiterate." "Sir, what's head at-chee?" "Head ache idiot."

jonah-from-tonga "He's virtually illiterate." "Sir, what's head at-chee?

The Sadness and Shame of 'Jonah from Tonga'

Jonah from Tonga faces more 'brownface' criticism – is it fair?

Jonah from Tonga

Hey Summer Heights High fans, you've probably already heard creator Chris Lilley is returning with a spinoff centering on Jonah Takalua, and now a teaser for

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The Brownface Controversy Surrounding “Jonah From Tonga”

Australian comedian Chris Lilley has been called racist for donning brownface to play a teenager from Tonga.

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