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Jerry Lewis Makes Attempt To Clarify Comments

Jerry Lewis had some serious backpedaling to do after his comments a few years ago, and in his attempt, did graciously tip his hat to classic comediennes Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball, according to AP. The offensive comment that he …

Jerry Lewis Praises Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett

Jerry Lewis was full of praise Saturday for fellow comedians Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett while having prints of his hands and feet immortalized in the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Lewis, 88, hasn’t always been a …

Jerry Lewis Doesn’t Find Crude Women Funny

Jerry Lewis isn’t impressed by female comics who cross the line into vulgarity. He simply doesn’t find them funny. The 88-year-old comedian and actor was once criticized for expressing what many believed was his distaste for female comics altogether. He …

Jerry Lewis Honored, Said Women Are Funny

Jerry Lewis was immortalized in hand and foot prints at famed TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, and said that women are funny, but not when they are crude. The 88-year-old entertainer was criticized for expressing his distaste …

Carol Burnett: The PBS Fresh Air Interview

Who doesn’t know Carol Burnett! If you grew up in the 50′s and 60′s you probably saw her frequently on shows such as the Winchell-Mahoney Show, a children’s TV program, co-starring with Buddy Hackett on the sitcom Stanley and in …

Carol Burnett’s Rise from Ashes
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The groundbreaking comedienne, Carol Burnett, won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in October and the ceremony will air on PBS on Sunday, Nov. 24. The 80-year-old Burnett’s rise to fame began from humble beginnings and a troubled childhood. …

80-Year-Old Carol Burnett Receives Coveted Comedic Award
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Carol Burnett became one of the few women to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor late last month. Fellow comedians including Martin Short, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Amy Poehler and long-time collaborator Vicki Lawrence filled the Kennedy Center …

Carol Burnett Wins Mark Twain Prize

Carol Burnett has been a leading lady of funny for 50 years, acting, singing and staring in her variety show, The Carol Burnet Show. Because of Burnett’s comedic prowess, the iconic star was presented with the Mark Twain Prize for …

Carol Burnett Awarded Prize for American Comedy

Carol Burnett received the 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center in D.C. Carol Burnett is seen as a role model to comedians past and present, such as Tina Fey, after she …

Carol Burnett Receives Top Comedy Honor

Carol Burnett has been an icon for many over the years; as one of the first women to make comedy her business of choice, she paved the way for other funny ladies in an era when men dominated both stage …