July 31st, 2011 11:58 EST
Outrage: Jerry Lewis Hates On American Idol
"The kids who are on American Idol, they`re all McDonald`s wipeouts,They`ve all been dumped. They`ve worked there and now they`re doing that. And of course they all play a guitar, which takes the place of music."
Jerry Lewis waxing poetic on stage before an audience of the Television Critics Association
Jerry Lewis is so old that the Grim Reaper sleeps with him every night. The old hack`s brain neurons must be misfiring, there is no correlation between McDonald`s and American Idol. McDonald`s isn`t a primary sponsor of Idol, and the producers of the hit show haven`t gone on a nationwide tour of McDonald`s franchises trolling for contestants.
Why is the old goat hatin` on McDonald`s anyway? Every kid should work at McDonald`s to teach him that money doesn`t fall from trees -- you have to work hard to pay your bills.
Lewis is jealous because he had to pay his dues before he hit the big time -- the oldtimer cringes at the thought of instant success. Lewis is living on analog time, this is the digital age. An aspiring singer can immediately become famous if his YouTube video goes viral.
Why is the comic dissing the guitar? Hello! The accordion isn`t quite as cool as the guitar!
Bottom line: American idol kids are cool and talented, and Jerry Lewis is living beyond his expiration date.
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