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Jennifer Saunders says Absolutely Fabulous would never be produced in today's society because of the woke cancel culture.

The actress, 62, took aim at the "small-mindedness" she says would have faced the classic sitcom in today's era.

And she claimed that being "p****d off" is just part and parcel of the modern day.

Speaking to The Sun, the actress who plays Edina in the '90s classic, said: " This is a modern thing, isn’t it? If someone says something it always has to be, ‘Oh, but sorry, you can’t say that’. I say, ‘Oh f*** off’."

She said it isn't a crime to offer difference in opinion but admitted pettiness and small-mindedness are her biggest gripes.

Jennifer portrayed a boozy PR guru in the comedy and starred alongside Joanna Lumley who played fellow wild child Patsy.

Jennifer Saunders as Edina "Eddie" Monsoon alongside Lulu in Absolutely Fabulous
(Image: BBC)

The pair brought streams of laughter to the small screen during its 20-year stint but Jennifer says today's culture means comedy can't be made like it used to be.

" I think we would probably talk ourselves out of most of it now," she said. "It would be like, ‘We won’t have a good answer so let’s not do that’."

And she said that she thinks that stops a lot of the fun on comedies as the silly jokes would be removed.

"I think people do talk themselves out of stuff now because everything is sensitive," Jennifer said.

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She went on to say she thinks prejudice was worse when she was making her big break as people are now much more wary of what they are doing or saying.

Jennifer described how there were many more alternative comedians in her early days and her comments come after a host of classic comedies were hit with "woke" discriminatory language warnings on the BBC.

Shows to receive the "treatment" so far include Dad's Army, Blackadder and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley in Ab Fab
(Image: BBC)

Fawlty Towers also had scenes removed, much to the disgust of its creator John Cleese.

And Jennifer claims that those comedians and actors under fire today would have been heralded as trailblazers a few decades ago.

In March, the actress's daughter Beattie admitted that she would sometimes create scripts for Ab Fab on her way to school.

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