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Posts Tagged ‘Andy Kaufman’

Her Dad is a Manhattan Doctor, Not Andy Kaufman

Leave it to Andy Kaufman to pull off, without even trying, the opposite of all those Twitter death hoaxes. Call it a “life hoax.”

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Several days after the New York City awards show that caught the attention of each and every member of the Kaufman-obsessed world, The Smoking Gun has the real story. The woman who claimed Monday to be Kaufman’s daughter is an actress:

The woman who appeared onstage this week claiming Andy Kaufman was alive – and that she was his daughter – is a New York City actress whose actual father is a Manhattan psychiatrist, TSG has learned…

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What is it About David Letterman that Brings Out the Crazy in People?

In light of Joaquin Phoenix‘s meltdown/performance art appearance on David Letterman the other night The Daily Beast has put together a collection of seven talk show “train wrecks” the majority of which, for some reason, seem to have taken place on Letterman. Go figure. Here’s an old one with Andy Kaufman that we’d never seen before (and he definitely gives Madonna a run for her money in terms of expletives!)