Comedians Unhappy with MDA for Dropping Jerry Lewis
Friends and fellow comedians of Jerry Lewis’ our outraged with the Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon. Wednesday, MDA announced that the 85-year-old comedian was fired as host of the annual MDA Telethon despite Lewis’ assertion that the upcoming Labor Day telethon would be his last. Paul Rodriguez, Larry Miller, Tom Dreesen and Norm Crosby, all fellow comedians, spoke to media on Friday at Hollywood’s famous Laugh Factory club to speak against MDA for dropping Jerry Lewis. They all think MDA should allow Lewis to attend and host this years telethon as a Thank You for his 45 years of service. They have already started on a petition with more than 10,000 signatures to convince the MDA.