The 88-year-old entertainer was criticized for expressing his distaste for female comedians a few years ago, but in clarifying his comments, he called Lucille Ball “brilliant” and said Carol Burnett is “the greatest female entrepreneur of comedy.”
Entertainer Jerry Lewis was rushed to a hospital in New York City Tuesday night.
Comedy icon Jerry Lewis is gone from the Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon he hosted for decades, but fellow comedians are making sure his name stays attached to the search for a cure.
Even without Jerry Lewis, the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon posted its best gain since the recession started, though the program’s longtime host was on the minds of many during the 46th annual fundraiser.
The hosts of the 46th annual Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon said Sunday that Jerry Lewis retired from the organization and its yearly fundraiser — the charity’s first comments about the beloved icon’s departure since an announcement last month.
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In his first public appearance since inexplicably parting ways with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, comedic icon Jerry Lewis said Saturday that his years of service to the charity helped make him a star.
This will be the first year that the Muscular Dystrophy Association has assembled a new team of recognized co-hosts, pulled from some of the top reality shows, and a celebrity lineup that rivals a major award show, for its annual telethon.
Jerry Lewis’ separation from the Muscular Dystrophy Association is not a laughing matter for some comedians.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association says comedian Jerry Lewis is no longer serving as the organization’s national chairman.
Daniel Craig, you might know him better as James Bond, is no longer single.
Jerry Lewis is out of an Australian hospital a day after he had to cancel a show in Sydney because of poor health.
Jerry Lewis canceled a show Friday due to poor health, according to officials with the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Australia.
After 45 years, Jerry Lewis is retiring as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Labor Day telethon.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Labor Day Telethon is getting shorter.