They say that when it rains, it pours, and if that's the case Fred Willard may want to stand under an umbrella for a bit.
CNN's confirmed that the two remaining episodes of the actor/comedian’s improv show, "Trust Us With Your Life," have been pulled from the lineup at ABC.
The Hollywood Reporter notes that the program wasn't performing well in ratings.
It’s Willard's second time losing a job since his lewd conduct arrest at an adult movie theater in Los Angeles two weeks ago. As news of the 72-year-old's legal trouble circulated on July 19, PBS opted to remove Willard from his position as narrator of the show "Market Warriors."
In place of "Trust Us With Your Life,” ABC has said that it plans to air re-runs of one of its other shows, "Wipeout.”
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Hoping to see Fred Willard and Johnny Galecki hosting the next Obama fundraising dinner. The President will be in such good hands.
Come on, Fred's a funny guy and had been around for years. However, this show sucked like a Hoover. I tried to watch it but only lasted 5 minutes. Stupid premise. Your're better than that. Also, leave IT alone.
57 names now right?
who's the charlie daniels band..we have work to do.
especially when the girlfriend cheats on him
i hate the charlie daniels band - boring.
Well I was born in Carolina
Way back in the swamp
I was a happy teenage boy
until television came along
Its showin them far away places
and it sure was a b1tch
cause every time i think about travelling
well my feet would start to itch
So i got up my daddy's suitcase
and picked up my guitar
Walked out to the driveway and I flagged down a car
I hitch hiked out to Kansas City just as fast as I could
My life was all before me and that highway sure looked good
Now gimme that highway
better go my way
crank up the big wheels
and let em roll on
Im movin like a fast train
gimme that passin' lane
and I'll be gone
movin my load
just a runnin' down the road
...thats all i remember off the top of my head
My husband and I really enjoyed Trust us with your Life. It made us laugh! Not fair to the other actors, Fred was just host. The others made the show! Not fair.
Christian News Network refused to print my tribute to Fred Willard. Please try my Facebook.
Fred who??? Wasn't Willard a movie about a rat?
I feel sorry for the other more talented comedians (Colin Mochrie and Wayne Brady among them) who also got their show canceled through no fault of their own. They could dispense with the moderator altogether and be better off.
yes learning –
Um, Hello!!!! He was in an adult theater....what do they think happens in there? If he wasn't hurting anyone, let him be.
You must be joking. Have we learned nothing from Pee Wee Herman.
In his defense, he's older so he probably didnt toss a long rope over the shoulder of the guy in front of him
Oh yeah, ABC is all about morality! Pass the air sick bag that has no camera in it please.
Still pounding pud at age 72!
I'm so done with ABC. They've pulled my soaps, take MONTHS long vacations from shows like Happy Endings, Modern Family (which has turned to crap recently) and keep HORRIBLE shows like that God-awful Wipeout.
Good bye ABC.
"I was just cleaning it and it went off, honest!"
Well, as long as nobody was sitting in front of him, what's the harm?
he just rubbed his (====3 in a movei theatre –get a life!
So he beat off! So what! He and Paul Reuben like to beat it in public. Just like George Michael. Big deal!
I really could care less what actors do in their private life as long as nobody is hurt. It stinks because they don't get any private life. Everyone does things they may not be proud of, but it doesn't get spread all over for the world to know! I feel bad for the guy. Same thing for the Jacksons .....let them resolve family issues in private,
Different strokes for different folks.
ABC pulled Fred for pulling himself... Classy. Most of ABC's execs probably spend half their day watching p0rn in their office, but when one of the people responsible for making them money get caught doing what probably they do, the cops that arrested him probably do, & most of their viewers probably do, it's a travesty. I call bs ABC .
ABC pulled Fred for pulling himself... Classy
Is it me or does it look like Fred is Mitt Romney's long lost brother?!
Looks more like your mama.
Can't this poor guy go one week without having his project pulled?
When I was a little bitty boy
my grandmother bought me a cute little toy
Silver bells hangin' on a string
she told me it was my ding a ling
My ding a ling, my ding a lingI want to play with my ding a ling
My ding a ling, my ding a lingI want to play with my ding a ling
And then mother took me to Grammer School
But I stopped all in the vestibule
Every time that bell would ring catched me playin' with my ding a ling
Once I was climbing the garden wallI slipped and had a terrible fallI fell so hard I heard bells ring but held on to my ding a ling
Once I was swimming cross Turtle creek many snappers all around my feet
Sure was hard swimming cross that thing both hands holdin' my ding a ling
This here song it ain't so sadt he cutest little song you ever had those of you who will not sing
You must be playin' with your own ding a ling
My ding a ling Your ding a ling, your ding a ling
We saw you playin' with your ding a ling
My ding a ling everybody singI want to play with my ding a ling
About time they took him out. He tried to hide what he was doing. He should be ashamed. Shouldn't of been in a place like that what a pig.
Really, he should be ashamed and is a pig? Your boyfriend watches porn too, he just tells you he doesn't. Fred Willard is just old school and this is how you had to watch porn in the era before the vcr, a time in which Fred Willard lived. Young peoples with teh interwebs I guess can't comprehend of a time when you couldn't see whatever you want whenever you want to, or older peoples inability to grasp the new technologies and so resort to the things they know.
No, Billy, not "all" men look at porn. Only immature guys who still think they are frat boys are into it. When you grow up you will realize that a man has a lot of responsibilities, and doesn't have time nor the inclination to seek the same amount of gratification he needed when he was still a youngster. Anyway, for your girlfriend's sake I hope you realize it someday. If not, she needs to RUN!
Sounds like this Willard is a 72 year old frat boy!
Looktothedky: You are in a lot of denial.
You people are unbelievable. What kind of pigs are you?!
Do you enjoy going to such a theater, sitting on sticky seats, resting your hands on sticky armrests and then eating your popcorn with the hand that just rested on it? That is a public health hazard. Seriously.
"With all the terrible things going on in the world..." I just hate it when people use that as an excuse for everything. Basically, anything short of murder should be swept aside because there are worse things going on in the world. I for one am so grateful that Mr. Willard showed his concern for all the terrible things going on in the world by entertaining himself in a seedy theater.
If the guy has some "need" to do this, fine. But he should rent a ,movie or order PPV and do this in the privacy of his own home.
You're so right.
Max. In the first place, I'm pretty sure you wouldn't find the vast majority of us even going into a theater like that. If that's your preference, though, you have at it! To each his own. lol
Lol i seriously doubt that he went to that theater for some popcorn!
Saying someone should find a real issue to be indignant over is legitimate. Also it was a private establishment, its not like he was in a public park. And calling it a public health hazard may be a bit of an overstatement, I'm pretty sure when statistics come out about stds, the groups they are high in, and the ways in which people contract them those statistics rarely includes stag theater seats as a public health hazard...
The stickier the better.....
Great, so I get to watch those two morons on Wipeout instead? Thanks but no thanks.
That's really unfortunate. ABC FINALLY found a funny show (other than Modern Family) to air and it's getting pulled? Starting it in the summer maybe wasn't such a great idea. It's too bad it didn't get a better start. It was hilarious! Wipe-Out...not funny, not entertaining...just old.
A great actor removed for something I would consider a minor offense. I can just imagine (though I'd rather not!) what some of those ABC folks do when no one's looking. Lock up your pets
UTTERLY RIDICULOUS!!! This has been so blown out of proportion by the media. Fred is a great actor and a funny comedian. I completely support him and hope a company or a person with some brains gives him work. I am now boycotting ABC and PBS and have emailed them too. Hang tough Fred :)
THAT'S EFFED UP, FRED IS HILARIOUS. THEY WILL PROBABLY REPLACE HIM WITH A REMAKE OF 1980'S KIDS SHOW "CAPTAIN POWER".
I HATE REMAKES, BY THE WAY.
This is sad to me. With all of the terrible things going on in the world, going to an adult theatre by himself did not hurt anyone. He was on the Jimmy Fallon show and I thought he handled his interview with the appropriate amount of embarrassment, grace and humor. He is still a very talented and funny comedian and will find work again.
Did I read that right...the show that replaced his is called wipe-off?
Oh sorry, Fred! You come on over to the playhouse, & I will find you a job. lol
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