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Larry David under fire for 'urinating' on Jesus painting.

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London, Oct 30 (ANI): Funnyman fun·ny·man  
n.
A humorous person, especially a professional comedian.
 Larry David has incurred the wrath of a Catholic group after he was shown urinating on a painting of Jesus in the latest episode of the TV show Curb your Enthusiasm.

The scene shows David's character accidentally taking a leak on Jesus' picture, which hangs next to a toilet. Many other characters then think that the painting is crying.

But the Catholic League is not amused a·muse  
tr.v. a·mused, a·mus·ing, a·mus·es
1. To occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion.

2.
.

"Was Larry David always this crude? Would he think it comic if someone urinated on a picture of his mother?" the Telegraph quoted League president Bill Donahue, as saying.onahue said: "At one point in the show, David goes to the bathroom in a Catholic home and splatters urine on a picture of Jesus. He doesn't clean it off.

"Then a Catholic woman goes to the bathroom, sees the picture and concludes that Jesus is crying. She then summons summons: see procedure.
summons

In law, written notification that one is required to appear in court. In civil (noncriminal) cases, it notifies a defendant that he or she must appear and defend (e.g.
 her equally stupid mother and the two of them fall to their knees in prayer."

A Catholic League spokeswoman added: "Our members are opposed to it. There's no one calling to support it, let's put it that way."

However, the broadcaster HBO Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO)
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 has defended the show by saying: "Anyone who follows Curb Your Enthusiasm knows that the show is full of parody parody, mocking imitation in verse or prose of a literary work. The following poem by Robert Southey was parodied by Lewis Carroll:

"You are old, Father William," the young man cried;
  "The few locks which are left you are gray;
 and satire.

"Larry David makes fun of everyone, most especially himself. The humour is always playful and certainly never malicious." (ANI)

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