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Jerry Seinfeld Relished Court Battle Over Chef's Lawsuit

Jerry Seinfeld was disappointed when a judge threw out a "ridiculous" lawsuit against him - because he was looking forward to fighting "the system" like his hero Lenny Bruce.The funnyman was caught up in a...

Bruce Memorabilia To Be Auctioned To Fund Women's Shelter

The family of legendary funnyman LENNY BRUCE is putting the comic's keepsakes up for auction to raise cash for a women's shelter that bears his name.Rare memorabilia from his estate, including letters, one of his...

Diamond Auditioned For Lenny

Rocker NEIL DIAMOND was so desperate to ditch his squeaky-clean image, he once auditioned to play troubled comedian LENNY BRUCE. Diamond was desperate to land the lead role in the 1974 drama Lenny and reportedly...

Rollins: 'Cosby Turned Me On To Comedy'

Rocker-turned-funnyman HENRY ROLLINS was inspired to become a comedian after listening to BILL COSBY's routines - because he always kept his act clean. While Rollins, who is also an author and actor, found inspiration...

Davis And Bruce Changed Pryor's Life

Veteran comic RICHARD PRYOR's life was dramatically changed by iconic satirist LENNY BRUCE and jazz musician MILES DAVIS. The LOST HIGHWAY star compares his devotion to Davis' album BITCHES BREW to his cocaine addiction...

Lenny Bruce Posthumously Pardoned

Late comedian LENNY BRUCE has been pardoned for an obscenity conviction, 37 years after his death. The comic was convicted in 1964 of "giving an obscene performance" at the CAFE AU GO GO in...

Sharif And O'toole's Wild Night With Lenny Bruce

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA stars OMAR SHARIF and PETER O'TOOLE once kept outrageous comic LENNY BRUCE out of jail by refusing to leave a Los Angeles police station without him. The trio were arrested as...

Hoffman Helped Diamond Twice

DUSTIN HOFFMAN twice saved NEIL DIAMOND from making a fool of himself on the big screen - by giving him good advice and taking a role from him. Diamond asked the movie star for...

Stones' Keith Slams Rap Music

Legendary guitarist KEITH RICHARDS despises gangsta rap, and hopes it passes like another silly trend. The veteran performer, known for his wild ways and legendary tolerance for substances, is convinced rap's roots lie...

Williams Joins Bruce Pardon Campaign

Hollywood star ROBIN WILLIAMS has joined a campaign to try and grant controversial comedian LENNY BRUCE a posthumous pardon for obscenity charges. The foul-mouthed funnyman, who died of a drugs overdose in 1966, aged...

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