Rather than doing or saying things that cause controversy, she said the new climate has had a profound impact on how she presents her jokes and remarks.
For her work on television, she has won two.
The most dramatic moment came when she was asked why she wanted to use her show as a platform to share the complicated feelings surrounding her mental health issues and personal life, after admitting her own struggles with anxiety and depression in the past.
There is a danger of the Internet age, especially for comedians like Silverman: it is easier than ever to cause offence and take offence.
In 2013, she won an Emmy for best screenplay in a variety special for We Are Miracles.
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Sarah Silverman Sarah Silverman Sarah Silverman Sarah Silverman born December 1, 1970 is an American stand-up comedian, actress, singer, producer, and writer.
However, after a single sketch she had written, it was broadcast and never appeared again.