‘Uncle Roger’ sparks China censorship row with deleted video

YouTube comedian Nigel Ng, known for his 'Uncle Roger' persona, has deleted a video featuring another YouTuber who is known for his critical stance on China. – EPA pic, January 13, 2021.

A UK-BASED comedian has sparked a censorship row after he apologised to Chinese fans and removed a video featuring a fellow YouTube star who had been critical of Beijing.

Malaysian-born stand-up Nigel Ng has become a viral sensation in recent months with his character “Uncle Roger”, an alter-ego based on a disapproving middle-aged man who critiques bad attempts at making Asian cuisine.

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