The Global reaction
Kentaro Kobayashi had been discharged after his ironic comments about the Holocaust. Kentro Kobayashi, who was part of a comedy act in the 1990s, will no longer be the director of the Olympics opening, declared by the Tokyo 2020 president Serko Hashimoto.
The director of the Olympics 2020 opening ceremony made fun of a tragedy, owning to that act, he has tasted the consequences for it. The organizers added that he had made some satirical comments about the Holocaust.
Even the international Jewish human rights organization (The Simon Wiesenthal) denounced Kobayashi’s bygone conduct.
Abraham Cooper, a rabbi, associate dean, and global social action director of the center added that any association of this person to the Tokyo Olympics would vilify the memory of six million Jews and make a stern satire of the Paralympics.
Kobayashi feels apologetic
Being hypercrtical Kobayashi felt regression for “Stupid choice of words”, The behaviour felt him apologistic. This has put him into the bad elements of life. He has lost his precious repute.
Japanese government reaction to the matter
Furthermore, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is against the ceremony. Because of COVID, he has declared restrictions in order to minimize health risks both for dwellers and visitors.
Shinzo Abe had made some serious efforts in attracting the Olympics to Tokyo. In this connection, He played a phenomenal role in order to fix it in Japan.
Abe’s hectic struggle was for the purpose to restore economic stability. Japan has suffered a lot after the catastrophic Fukushima nuclear and natural disaster in 2011. Abe and his supporters desired that the Olympics will parallel the 1964 Tokyo Games. The efforts to see restoring prosperity.
Owning to Global pandemic, put off for a year and have confronted some serious stigmas.