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Bill Maher Celebrates Fashion Week, Muslim World With Disgusting "Dior" Show

Bill Maher's amusingly titled comedy show But I'm Not Wrong aired Saturday night on HBO. Unfortunately, Maher's encore performance - which featured a fashion show for "Muslim Dior" - was full of fail.

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Maher opens his bit by expressing shock over a newspaper article reporting that Saudi Arabia has had its first fashion show. He then bases the rest of his routine on lampooning the abaya, featuring white models in bare feet and shortened coverings who twirl around the stage as Maher lobs barbs at Islam in the style of a fashion announcer, conflating specific regions, Islam at large, and Saudi Arabia into one huge Orientalist mass of fail.

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Bill, I want to like you, but you make it so hard.
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