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Quoted: Jerry Lewis still doesn’t like female comedians

Comedian Jerry Lewis gestures toward photographers during a photo call for the film Max Rose at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) Jerry Lewis.  (Lionel Cironneau/AP Photo)


“I cannot sit and watch a lady diminish her qualities to the lowest common denominator. I just can’t do that.”


Jerry Lewis on why he doesn’t still care for female comedians, when asked by reporters at a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival if he has warmed to the recent successes of women on the comedy scene, reports AP. Hey laaaayyydeee comedians! — do you care what Jerry Lewis thinks?

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