Hasan Minhaj Jared Kushner Time 100
Hasan Minhaj Jared Kushner Time 100

Hasan Minhaj Challenges Jared Kushner at the Time 100 Gala

Comedian Hasan Minhaj wrapped up his toast at the Time 100 gala in New York on Tuesday by calling out White House senior advisor Jared Kushner.

Minhaj brought up how fellow Time 100 honoree and activist Loujain al-Hathloul was jailed in Saudi Arabia for her work fighting for women’s right to drive. Without mentioning Kushner, who has a professional relationship with the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Minhaj noted on his inaction with al-Hathloul’s imprisonment.

“I know there’s a lot of very powerful people here, and it would be crazy if there was a high-ranking official in the White House that could WhatsApp MBS and say, ‘Hey, maybe you could help that person get out of prison because they don’t deserve it?'” he said.

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