Millennials Are Rewatching Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Saying It’s Super Offensive
When re-watching a childhood classic, it's surprisingly easy to notice some slightly problematic areas, which were just par for the course during first viewing. Think about what happened to Friends. The classic sitcom came to Netflix, and everyone realized how terribly the show treats queer people, minorities, and fat people alike.
Father time can be cruel, especially in terms of comedy, and as we become more and more aware of how we treat others, our past viewing pleasures have to come under the microscope. The latest victim? Jim Carey comedy Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
Podcaster and radio host Joe Rogan spoke out about the movie this week. There's one scene in particular Rogan drew attention to, and it turns out, he's not the only one who's noticed.