From Joe.My.God: Jerry Lewis Disses Female Comedians

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May 23, 2013
1:31 p.m.


“I can’t see women doing that. It bothers me. I cannot sit and watch a lady diminish her qualities to the lowest common denominator. I just can’t do that.” – Jerry Lewis, telling an interviewer at Cannes that he doesn’t have any favorite female comedians because they are an embarrassment to motherhood. Or something. Lewis’ comments have ignited a firestorm of criticism on Twitter, where noted female comics are weighing in under the #FuckUJerryLewis hashtag among others.

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