We may all think we're comedians, but sadly, we're not. Good thing there are so many truly funny people out there to make us laugh. Some comedians use their wit and smarts to make clever jokes and poke fun, while others use their physicality and appearance to to keep us doubled over. Formats range from stand up comedy and sketch comedy to talk shows, and subjects include politics, everyday life, and the comedians themselves. Here's a look at the famous comedians who've kept us laughing over the years.
Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in Philadelphia in 2004. Judge Steven T. O’Neill called Cosby a “sexually violent predator” and declared, "It is time for justice. Mr. Cosby, this has all circled back to you. The time has come."
Tina Fey hosted the ‘SNL’ season 43 finale over the weekend, reprising her infamous role as Alaska governor and presidential contender Sarah Palin. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda offered a behind-the-scenes look at Fey's new Tony-nominated Broadway musical, ‘Mean Girls.’
Aziz Ansari skipped the 2018 SAG awards and there was a notable lack of applause when his name was announced. The actor is facing backlash following a controversial anonymous essay by a woman who accused him of sexual coercion, a claim he denies and others have called a “bad date.”