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Posted Tuesday 10/30/18 at 1:45PM EDT
Comedian Lisa Lampanelli announces her retirement from standup comedy
Source: New York Daily News
The former Comedy Central roaster, Howard Stern Show regular and former Celebrity Apprentice contestant told Stern this morning she is retiring from standup. Her announcement nearly a decade after she taped her first HBO standup special, Lisa Lampanelli: Long Live the Queen.
Posted Wednesday 8/01/18 at 12:04AM EDT
Demi Moore told an awful Harvey Weinstein joke at The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis
Source: Marie Claire
Moore joked that her ex-husband performed sexual favors on Weinstein to land his Pulp Fiction role, which was especially appalling considering one of the scenes in the film. "To joke about his now-infamous 'casting couch' is not just disparaging to Weinstein's victims, but to every women who used every ounce of courage to come forward about her own experience thereafter," says Jenny Hollander. "So, no, a joke about Willis performing sexually for Weinstein to get a part isn't funny."
Posted Tuesday 7/31/18 at 4:36AM EDT
The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis topped the roasts of Roseanne Barr, Rob Lowe, James Franco, Bob Saget and Joan Rivers
About 3.2 million total viewers watched the action star's roasting, which was fewer than the roasts of Charlie Sheen, Jeff Foxworthy, Justin Bieber, Pamela Anderson, Donald Trump, Denis Leary, Larry the Cable Guy, William Shatner and Flavor Flav.
Posted Monday 7/30/18 at 1:49PM EDT
Here's what Comedy Central cut from the Roast of Bruce Willis
Nikki Glaser's joke that she hoped the roast was on Netflix so that people would actually watch it was left on the cutting room floor.
Posted Monday 7/16/18 at 7:14AM EDT
Demi Moore surprised ex-husband Bruce Willis at his Comedy Central roast
“I look at our marriage like The Sixth Sense,” said Moore. “You were dead the whole time.” The roast also predictably included a number of Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey jokes -- as well as booing of roaster Dennis Rodman. Here are the best jabs at Willis.
Posted Wednesday 7/11/18 at 9:21PM EDT
Comedy Central's Bruce Willis roast adds Martha Stewart and Dennis Rodman
Source: Comedy Central
Stewart previously appeared on the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber in 2015.
Posted Thursday 6/28/18 at 1:18PM EDT
Bruce Willis roast announces air date and a dais that includes Cybill Shepherd
Willis' Moonlighting co-star will join him on the Comedy Central roast airing on July 29. Also appearing on the dais are Edward Norton, Nikki Glaser, Jeff Ross, Kevin Pollak, Dom Irrera and Lil Rel Howery. As previously announced, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will serve as roastmaster.
# TOPICS: The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis, Comedy Central, Comedy Central Roast, Moonlighting, Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd, Dom Irrera, Edward Norton, Jeff Ross, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Kevin Pollak, Lil Rel Howery, Nikki Glaser
Posted Thursday 6/21/18 at 1:11PM EDT
Joseph Gordon-Levitt to serve as Roast Master for Bruce Willis' Comedy Central roast
"I’ve looked up to Bruce my whole life. I was so honored to work w/ him and, in essence, PLAY him in Looper," Gordon-Levitt tweeted this morning. "He's treated me w/ nothing but warmth and kindness... and so I look forward to mercilessly roasting the sh*t out of him on TV."
Posted Tuesday 5/15/18 at 10:53PM EDT
Snoop Dogg recalls Tupac Shakur arriving at SNL with Madonna and a "big bag" of weed
Source: Rolling Stone
The rapper recalled to Howard Stern this morning his first performance on Saturday Night Live in 1994. Coincidentally, Shakur was in New York at the same time, and Snoop needed some weed. "He was like, 'Don't worry about a motherf*ckin' thing, I'm comin' to Saturday Night Live, I'll be there in a minute,'" Snoop recalled. Shakur arrived soon after with a "big bag" of weed and Madonna. ALSO: Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart's friendship started at Comedy Central's Justin Bieber roast.
Posted Thursday 9/07/17 at 3:13PM EDT
Comedy Central is bringing its roast format to UK
Comedian Jimmy Carr, who roasted Rob Lowe, will helm Comedy Central UK's Roast Battle, whose targets will include Russell Brand.