Jerry Lewis, American renowned comedian comments on female crudeness while on stage. Jerry however praised great work presented by Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball in the industry...
If you did not know him, Jerry Lewis is one of the renowned American comedians. Besides seen in front of screens as a comedian, Jerry is also best known as an actor, singer, screenwriter, film producer and film director. The 88-years old celebrity has been in the industry for many years now and has managed to bag several awards in respect to what he does best. How do you get to recognize Jerry Lewis while on stage? As a comedian, Jerry is well known for his slapstick humor whenever he appears on screens. Talk of Jerry acting in films, appearing on radio and television presentations, and on live-stage performance among others.
On Saturday, April 12th it was another memorable occasion for Jerry Lewis while sharing a platform with fellow comedians. It was in Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theater where a special event of having Lewis’ hands and feet prints. During the event, one could easily call it a sign of remembrance for the long-serving comic icon. Jerry Lewis’ prints ought to be immortalized in the cement outside TCL Chinese Theater. In the occasion, Lewis was full of praises for fellow comedians Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett. While talking to ABC News reporters, the American icon frankly expressed his love for funny female comedians.
Looking at all statements uttered by Lewis, there is a clear sense of crudeness whenever female comedians take the stage. To some extent, this sounds quite paradoxical although a number of criticisms made Lewis to alter his statements. Initially, he seemed to have expressed total dislike to all female comedians. Remarks which came later concerning his utterances forced Lewis to say that Lucille Ball was “brilliant” alongside Carol Burnett being one of the greatest female entrepreneurs the industry has ever had. The ceremony could not have ended without Jerry Lewis pointing out some of the reasons for Ball’s brilliance.
The worst of all is when a woman tends to demean her femininity as a result of succumbing to crudeness and aggressive humor. These were part of the 88-year old Jerry’s comments while expressing some of his lowest moments whenever a female comedian presents jokes on stage. It does not mean all female actors follow that trend as you can always find very funny comedians. A good number of these brilliant female comedians do a great and beautiful work for that matter while on stage. For people like Carol Burnett, Lewis attested his appreciation for Carol’s great work even when she presented at Smith Center in Vegas.
Smith Center offered one of the wonderful occasions for Jerry to have witnessed Burnett bringing her audience up courtesy of a great presentation. Among those attended the Hollywood ceremony was Jerry’s wife and daughter. The ceremony could not have started minus Jerry asking his daughter, Danielle Sara Lewis to take a bow. What an amazing occasion for Jerry to share the same platform with his daughter? It is actually the very first time Jerry asked Danielle to join him to TCL Chinese Theater.