Catholic League President Calls Out The Three Stooges for Total Nunsense

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Movie critics are unhappy with the current Three Stooges film because it's terrible.

But The Catholic League is displeased with the new comedy for an entirely different reason, and it's summed up in the following photo:

The Three Stooges Scene

President Bill Donohue has issued a statement in which he's critical of the idea that this comedy is a faithful homage to the goofy trio.

"Yes, the slapstick is there, along with the groans, pokes, thumps and the like. But the TV show never mocked nuns or showed infants urinating in the face of the Stooges. The film does," Donohue said.

As seen above, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton portrays a nun in the movie, donning a rosary necklace along with a bikini.

Larry David also takes on the role of nun... named Sister Mary-Mengele, likely after the Nazi war criminal Joseph Mengele.

"This movie is not just another remake: it is a cultural marker of sociological significance, and what it says about the way we've changed is not encouraging," says Donohue.

A Fox rep has responded to the criticism by saying "the Stooges have proved over time, laughter is a universal medicine. The nuns that Mr. Donohue alludes to, are in fact, caring, heroic characters in the movie, albeit within the framework of a very broad comedy."

Where do you stand on this issue? Should the Catholic League be angry?


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How about a Three Stooges movie comedy treatment about Muslims suicide bombers, stoning of women, beheading of infidels, and the poverty Islam engenders in so many countries.


As a lifelong Catholic, all I gotta say is this...I've been a big fan of Will Sasso (who's in the new Three Stooges movie) ever since back in his Mad TV days. LOL!!!!! PEACE!!!!!


@Kay, you say who cares alot. If you don't, why comment? A dad is right, it's a comedy. Poorly cast comedy at that.


So what who cares


Yes ! Let's all get upset that a comedy movie makes fun of something, especially a 3 stooges movie. I know my little feelers got hurt ! Mean ol' movie makers !


they shouldnt have done that and let alone to a movie! Sorry but the orginal is always better!


It definitely crossed the line. Why disrespect someone's religion? I'm not catholic, but if I was, I would definitely be angry!

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