COMEDY
08/17/2011 06:19 pm ET Updated Oct 17, 2011

David Letterman Death Threat: 7 Other Comedians Who Have Been Targeted (PHOTOS)

Sometimes a joke doesn't get the response you hope, and other times it elicits a response you never would have anticipated. Certainly, we live in a subjective world, but some people hold certain things so sacred -- whether it be a religious icon or a Jonas brother -- that they're willing to make serious threats over anyone who dares satirize it.

After news of the death threat against David Letterman broke today, we were reminded of several other comics who have been targeted based on their material.

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Comedians Who Have Received Death Threats
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Comedians Who Have Received Death Threats