Jimmie ‘JJ’ Walker says ‘bougie’ black people are ruining comedy

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Jimmie JJ Walker's character on "Good Times" was both beloved and criticized by many, with many of his own cast mates expressing concern about the "JJ" story line.

"Good Times" costar John Amos is quoted as saying “I felt too much emphasis was being put on J.J. and his chicken hat and saying ‘dy-no-mite’ every third page, when just as much emphasis and mileage could have been gotten out of (the) other two children who aspired to be a judge and a surgeon.

Walker, who is promoting a new film, says that political correctness and "Black Bourgeoisie" is hindering the progress of black comedians.

Walker, who got his start as a stand up comedian, debuting in 1967 as the opening act for spoken word artists and musicians "The Last Poets."