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Bill Burr’s Plan B: Move to South Africa?


South African comic Mpho Popps had the opportunity to meet Bill Burr during the filming of the Stand Up Planet comedy showcase at LA’s Laugh Factory. Burr had plenty of questions about South Africa, and one (accidental) question about Zimbabwe. When he finds out he wouldn’t be targeted in president Robert Mugabe’s farmland seizures, he contemplates a possible move.

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