FRANKIE Boyle has ripped into fellow comic Ricky Gervais and accused him of being "lazy" with his jokes about trans people.
The outspoken 48-year-old Scot sparked a feud with the Afterlife star when he tore into his stand-up routine in an interview with Louis Theroux.
Speaking on Grounded With Louis Theroux, Frankie said: “If you’re a stand-up watching him, you feel like, ‘oh, that’s someone doing a version of what we do'.
“But really, it’s that I saw him doing his routine about trans people and I thought it was very lazy.
"I would like him to have the same respect for trans people as he seems to have for animals.
"I don’t think that’s a lot to ask."
He added: “I mean, look, we know Ricky Gervais, he’s a brilliant actor, he’s a brilliant writer, he’s not a f**king stand-up comedian!
"Just ‘cos Ricky Gervais self-identifies as a stand-up comedian, am I supposed to say that he is one? It’s f**king political correctness gone mad!”
Ricky took a swipe at transgender star Caitlyn – known formerly as Bruce Jenner – at the Golden Globe Awards in 2016.
"What a year she’s had,’ Ricky said in his gag.
"She became a role model for trans people everywhere – showing great bravery in breaking down barriers and destroying stereotypes.
But referencing the fatal crash Caitlyn was involved in in February 2015, Ricky added: "She didn’t do a lot for women drivers.
"But you can’t have everything, can you? Not at the same time.”
Then in Ricky's 2018 Netflix special, Humanity, the 58-year-old repeatedly dead-named the former Olympian.
Meanwhile Frankie has come under fire for his controversial comments in the past.
He famously made a vile joke about Katie Price's disabled son Harvey in 2010 during his stand-up show.
It came after Katie's split from first husband Peter Andre, and her marriage to cagefighter Alex Reid – and she was furious about the references to her son.
The comic joked: "Jordan and Peter Andre are still fighting each other over custody of Harvey – eventually one of them will lose and have to keep him."
He went on add: "I have a theory about the reason Jordan married a cage fighter – she needed a man strong enough to stop Harvey from f****** her…"
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