Published On: Fri, Aug 21st, 2015

The Fat Jew No Longer Has a Pilot in Development at Comedy Central

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The news that Twitter and Instagram personality Josh Ostrovsky, better known as The Fat Jew, had signed with CAA has unleashed a backlash that’s long in the making. The Fat Jew is known for aggregating jokes and images without credit, a practice better known as “stealing, ” and responding either dismissively or not at all when called out.

After comedians–including prominent names like Patton Oswalt, Kumail Nanjiani, and Michael Ian Black—spoke out against Ostrovsky and the symbolic industry acceptance accorded by his signing to a major agency, however, it appears the Internet personality, who also has a Beats1 radio show and a book in the works, both titled Money Pizza Respect,  may finally be facing some repercussions for his plagiarism.

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