Comedian Adam Carolla thought he was cute for taking a job at female comedy writers in an interview with the New York Post, but the joke backfired in the end.
Here’s what Carolla told the New York Post:
“The reason why you know [there are] more funny dudes than funny chicks is that dudes are funnier than chicks,” Carolla cracked while promoting his new book, Not Taco Bell Material. Given a chance to, er, explain, he continued: “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.”
And here’s how his peers responded via E! Online:
Kelly Oxford: “You know what Adam Carolla said about women not being funny is bull, at a party last week I made him laugh three goddamn times.”
Dave Holmes: “Why are we ruining our perfect not caring what Adam Carolla thinks streak?”
Danielle Corsetto: “In an ironic twist, ‘women aren’t funny’ ranked number one funniest thing Adam Carolla has ever said.”
Lauren Ashley Bishop: “Adam who?”
Maybe Adam should think twice next time before taking shots at women.