Andrew Dice Clay is going to be Lady Gaga’s dad and 5 other things we learned from the comedian
With his trademark leather jacket, tough-talking cadence and unique smoking style, comedian Andrew Dice Clay created a niche for himself when he blasted on the scene in the ‘80s.
Not one to mince words or shy away from colorful language, the popular shock comic found himself filling arenas with a huge loyal fan base — he was the first comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden on back-to-back nights.
At the same time retractors were on the hunt to take him down for his foul language and crude routines which included his famous adult-themed nursery rhymes and graphic jokes about sex.
After uttering some words you can’t say on TV during the MTV Video Music Awards in 1989, the Diceman was banned from the network for life and a year later, when he appeared on “Saturday Night Live” in 1990 cast member Nora Dunn and musical guest Sinéad O’Connor both boycotted the show.
Comedian Andrew Dice Clay will perform at Spotlight 29 Casino on Saturday, Oct. 28.
After several years of feeling the burn of the entertainment industry, the Diceman made a comeback with appearances in the Woody Allen movie “Blue Jasmine” and episodes of the hit show “Entourage” and the movie “Entourage.” He also starred in the Showtime special “Dice.”
The Diceman will perform at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella on Saturday, Oct. 28.
Here are 6 things we learned about Andrew Dice Clay from a recent telephone interview.
1. He has a big-budget movie on the horizon.
Clay will star as the father of Lady Gaga’s character in the remake of “A Star Is Born” directed by and starring Bradley Cooper and Sam Elliott. The film is scheduled to be released in 2018. A scene from the movie was filmed in Indio in April.