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2015-01-08 10:33

Pasadena - Comic Tina Fey says Wednesday's attack on a French newspaper and the Sony hacking surrounding the movie The Interview is a reminder of the importance of free speech.

Fey said: "Even if it's just dumb jokes in The Interview, we have the right to make them."

The former 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live star had been asked by reporters at a television conference to comment on Wednesday's attack, where masked gunmen killed 12 people at a French satirical newspaper.

(Titus Burgess, Jane Krakowski, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper during the Netflix TCA Press Tour, 7 January 2015. Getty Images)

She said it was a reminder of the importance of free speech. "You cannot back down," she said.

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