George Carlin’s Daughter Says He’d ‘Roll Eyes’ at Far Right
Lisa Lake/GettyKelly Carlin, daughter of the late comedian George Carlin, is mystified that Donald Trump followers and right-wingers have tried to claim her dad as one of their own.“Before he died in 2008, and Hillary was running, my dad was like, ‘You know, it’ll be good. Hillary [Clinton] will get in there and she’ll get some people some jobs.’ I mean, of course he leaned that direction. My dad was a lifelong New Yorker and lifelong New Yorkers hate Donald Trump,” she says with a laugh on this bonus episode of The New Abnormal podcast. “It just always shocks me when these Trumpers wanna claim him.”Kelly came on the show with comedian and director Judd Apatow to talk to hosts Andy Levy and Molly Jong-Fast about her dad and about Apatow’s upcoming George Carlin documentary on HBO, which Apatow says “terrified” him at first.Read more at The Daily Beast.