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Hannibal Buress' 'transparent' Bieber roast joke is cut, so he shares it
Hannibal Buress' 'transparent' Bieber roast joke is cut, so he shares it

Hannibal Buress was one of the few comedians who called out Justin Bieber's roast for what it probably was: a way to get back in the public's good graces. The embattled pop star was made the butt of jokes during the Comedy Central Roast, which happened March 14 and aired Monday, but several jokes didn't make the cut -- including a very pointed one made by Buress. The 21-year-old Bieber changed the tone of the raunchy insult fest at the end by issuing a sincere apology for his rash of antisocial antics, aiming for redemption once all the jokes had landed. "Broad City" actor Buress, like several of the lesser-known comics on Bieber's dais, illuminated...

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