The ‘Veep’ actress and executive producer talks about the final season of the show, being diagnosed with cancer and her new found love of profanity.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is known for her sharp wit, and she didn’t hold back when asked about Donald Trump while campaigning for Hillary Clinton.
“I was the president of my sorority. I have been called a lot of names, but never an ‘aaa’.” – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
“Donald Trump is not actually a rascist [sic]. He’s just a guy who says racist things.” – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ career
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She is best known for her roles in the television sitcoms Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Veep. Louis-Dreyfus has received several awards for her work, including five Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.
Louis-Dreyfus began her career in theatre before working as a cast member on the American sketch comedy television series Saturday Night Live from 1982 to 1985. Her film debut was in the 1984 filmJohnny Dangerously. In 1986, she appeared in the black comedy horror film Halloweentown as Gwen Piper. From 1989 to 1998, she played the lead character Elaine Benes on Seinfeld. In 2006, she began starring as Vice President Selina Meyer on the HBO comedy series Veep, for which she has received several awards, including four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ jokes about Trump
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has never been one to shy away from making a political joke, and her latest target is none other than President Donald Trump.
During her opening monologue on Saturday Night Live, the Veep star took aim at Trump’s recent speeches, in which he has made a number of false or misleading statements.
“I was watching CNN the other day and I saw this headline: ‘Trump delivers another inaccurate speech,'” Louis-Dreyfus said. “I was like, ‘He’s not even trying anymore.'”
The actress also joked about Trump’s infamous inauguration crowd size, saying that it was “so small, Melania was like, ‘This is embarrassing.'”
“I guess she was right,” Louis-Dreyfus added. “I mean, it is pretty embarrassing.”
In conclusion, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is very funny and we should all watch her show.