Adam Carolla long ago established himself as a douchebag. Though he calls himself a comic, his attention-grabbing slams over the years have been anything but funny. This latest one, however, takes his douchiness to new heights, and shows just how low he's sunk to try to remain relevant.
In a pathetic ploy while pimping his new book, "No Taco Bell Material," this week he slammed female comics and the sense of humor of women in general. In an interview with the New York Post when he was asked if he liked working with female comics, he responded:
No. But they make you hire a certain number of chicks, and they're always the least funny on the writing staff. The reason why you know more funny dudes than funny chicks is that dudes are funnier than chicks. If my daughter has a mediocre sense of humor, I'm just gonna tell her, 'Be a staff writer for a sitcom. Because they'll have to hire you, they can't really fire you, and you don't have to produce that much. It'll be awesome.'
Even when he was given a chance to clarify his stupid statement, he stuck with stupidity:
I don't care. When you're picking a basketball team, you'll take the brother over the guy with the yarmulke. Why? Because you're playing the odds. When it comes to comedy, of course there's Sarah Silverman, Tina Fey, Kathy Griffin - super-funny chicks. But if you're playing the odds? No.
I'm sure the world is supposed to be outraged by his comments, and he was expecting a backlash so furious ... it would propel sales of his book. But the joke is really on Carolla because instead everyone is just laughing AT him for stooping so low and doing it so obviously and pathetically.
He may think women aren't funny, but as time marches on, pretty much no one of any sex thinks he is either. Here are a few of the best reactions to Carolla's comments from Twitter.
I disagree with Adam Carolla when he says women aren’t funny, but to be fair he has a lot more experience of not being funny than I do. -- @garethsimpson
What's Adam Carolla gonna do next, host a show where women in bikinis jump on trampolines? -- @eliyudin
Adam Carolla saying women aren't funny is like cancer saying women aren't funny. -- @JohnRossBowie
Let's be honest. When was the last time we all talked about Adam Carolla? Like... 1998? -- @lorrainecink
So while they say all publicity is good publicity, in this case I'd have to disagree. This lame stunt just made Carolla look like more of a joke than ever.
Do you think women are less funny than men? What do you think of Adam Carolla's comments?
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