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Jerry Seinfeld on Diversity in Comedy: ‘Who Cares?’

When asked about online reaction to the predominance of white male comedians on his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld wanted to clarify that he really, really does not give a tiny rat’s behind about the issue of racial or gender diversity in comedy. “People think it’s the census or something,” Seinfeld said during a BuzzFeed Brews with CBS This Morning interview. “This has gotta represent the actual pie chart of America? Who cares? It’s just funny. Funny is the world that I live in. You’re funny, I’m interested. You’re not funny, I’m not interested. I have no interest in gender or race or anything like that.” So there you have it. Everyone can go ahead and put their little calculators away now. Where did you even get calculators that small? It’s unsettling, the diminutive size of those calculators.

Seinfeld on Diversity in Comedy: ‘Who Cares?’