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Olympics Opening Ceremony Director Fired.

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Kentaro Kobayashi made a joke about the Holocaust in a comedy show in 1998.

The director of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics has been fired after being accused of making a joke about the Holocaust in the nineties.

Kentaro Kobayashi is thought to have made the comment in a comedy show in 1998.

Earlier this week, a composer whose music is expected to be used in the event was forced to resign over allegations of bullying

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