Comics Protest Westboro Baptist Church Over "Harris in Hell" Sign

Comedian Joe Mande offered the church a $100 bill in exchange for the sign.

A pair of comics showed up to the offices of LA Weekly Monday to counterprotest the Westboro Baptist Church, whose members were carrying a "Harris in Hell" sign, a reference to the late Parks and Recreation producer Harris Wittels.

Chelsea Peretti posted a Vine video of Joe Mande holding up a $100 bill near WBC's protest, with the caption "JOE MANDE TRYIN 2 BUY HARRIS IN HELL SIGN FROM THE HOMIES AT WESTBORO."

Mande tweeted before the demonstration, "Goddammit Harris the Westboro Baptist Church just called you a 'f-- enabler' and you’re not here to see it."

The WBC announced a series of protests against various media outlets in Los Angeles last week, including The Hollywood Reporter, TMZ, and LA Weekly

Wittels passed away last week from a suspected overdose. He was 30.

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