The recent chat Hollywood Reporter editor Andy Lewis (no relation) had with Jerry Lewis was dubbed “the most painful, awkward interview of 2016.”
The seven-minute video went viral. In just two days, it became THR‘s most watched video and was talked about everywhere from the Today show to Rush Limbaugh’s radio program. Many in Hollywood loved it, including Howard Stern, Modern Family producer Danny Zuker and The Rock.
Below, Andy Lewis reads some of the worst things said about how he handled the interview and responds to the reception of the clip.