Seth Meyers Makes Comic-Con Zombies Traffic Joke — Two Days After Hit-And-Run
Seth Meyers joked about how Comic-Con fans dressed as “zombies” have to obey traffic rules during Monday’s “Late Night” — apparently unaware of the highly publicized accident this weekend when a car struck and injured a 64-year-old woman amid Zombie Walk chaos near the San Diego Convention Center.
The host was talking about his pilgrimage to the annual event when he remarked, “Nothing is funnier to me than ‘Walking Dead’ zombies having to stop at a ‘Don’t Walk’ sign. Just very socially conscious zombies… I’ve already died once, I don’t want to get hit by a [car].”
His joke struck many viewers as a bit cringeworthy given the events of Saturday — when a man trying to drive his young children around a mass of “zombies” accelerated through pedestrians, sending one woman to the hospital with injuries.
While Meyers obviously didn’t mean to offend or be insensitive with his story, it was pretty badly timed.
See video of the original incident — and of Meyers’ joke — below, and tell us what you think.