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Jimmy Kimmel bought nude Bea Arthur painting for $1.9M

Jimmy Kimmel bought nude Bea Arthur painting for $1.9M

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Jeffrey Ross tweeted a photo of himself with a nude painting of the late sitcom star Bea Arthur, saying the work was a gift from Jimmy Kimmel.
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'Roseanne' reunion planned for roast

'Roseanne' reunion planned for roast

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Former "Roseanne" cast members Sarah Chalke, Michael Fishman and Alicia Goranson will attend the roast of comedian Roseanne in Los Angeles, Comedy Central said.
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Carrie Fisher, Katey Sagal to 'roast' Roseanne

Carrie Fisher, Katey Sagal to 'roast' Roseanne

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Carrie Fisher, Seth Green, Katey Sagal and Sharon Stone will be among those to comically skewer Roseanne at an upcoming roast at the Hollywood Palladium.
Saget to host fundraiser for scleroderma research

Saget to host fundraiser for scleroderma research

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Actor and stand-up comic Bob Saget is to return as host of a New York comedy show to benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation, organizers announced.

Charlie Sheen takes his roast with a smile

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Jeffrey Ross, William Shatner and Patrice O'Neal participated in the Comedy Central roast of Charlie Sheen, cracking drug and warlock jokes in California.
Tyson, Steve-O to roast Charlie Sheen

Tyson, Steve-O to roast Charlie Sheen

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Boxer Mike Tyson and "Jackass" star Steve-O will be among those roasting Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen next month, Comedy Central said Monday.
Snoop, Situation to help roast Trump

Snoop, Situation to help roast Trump

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- Snoop Dogg, Larry King and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino will help roast real-estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump in New York, Comedy Central said.
'Jersey Shore' cast joins 'Divas' lineup

'Jersey Shore' cast joins 'Divas' lineup

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Brandy, supermodel Marisa Miller and the "Jersey Shore" cast have joined the lineup for a TV special honoring U.S. troops, VH1 announced Tuesday.
Kardashian is eliminated from 'Dancing'

Kardashian is eliminated from 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. reality television personality Kim Kardashian was the third celebrity to be booted off the Season 7 edition of "Dancing with the Stars."
Jessica Simpson to sing on 'Dancing'

Jessica Simpson to sing on 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. pop and country star Jessica Simpson has agreed to sing on an upcoming installment of the competition series "Dancing with the Stars," ABC said Monday.
Ross, McGinley booted off of 'Dancing'

Ross, McGinley booted off of 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Actor Ted McGinley and comedian Jeffrey Ross were both booted off in the first week of the seventh season of the U.S. competition show "Dancing with the Stars."
2 to get booted in 1st week of 'Dancing'

2 to get booted in 1st week of 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Two couples are to be eliminated from the first week of competition on the upcoming seventh season of the U.S. series "Dancing with the Stars," ABC said.

Dane Cook to appear on 'Last Comic' finale

BURBANK , Calif., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Dane Cook is set to appear on the season finale of the TV reality series "Last Comic Standing," NBC said Monday.
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Jeffrey Ross Lifschultz (born September 13, 1965), best known as Jeffrey Ross, is an American stand-up comedian, insult comic, actor, director and author.

Ross was born in New Jersey. He is Jewish, as mentioned in his 2008 Comedy Central stand-up special, Jeffrey Ross: No Offense. He is a graduate of Boston University's College of Communication. In a 2008 interview for the student-run BUTV10 program Full Circle, Ross mentioned that during his college years he was the director at BU's WTBU and worked at the local NPR affiliate. His mother died from leukemia when he was 14 years old. His father died 5 years later when Ross was 19 years old. In 1996, he was in the movie Celtic Pride. He is often found at Joe's Pizza on Carmine Street in New York City.

Ross is also the current New York Friars' Club "Roastmaster General", and was a roaster for the last eight Comedy Central Roasts: Pamela Anderson in 2005, William Shatner in 2006, Flavor Flav in 2007, Bob Saget in 2008, Larry the Cable Guy in 2009, Joan Rivers in 2009, David Hasselhoff in 2010, and Donald Trump in 2011. He has also written for, performed in and/or produced several other celebrity roasts, including those for Hugh Hefner, Rob Reiner, Jerry Stiller, Drew Carey, Emmitt Smith, Carson Daly, Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic, Gene Simmons, and David Hasselhoff. In addition to his roasts, his stand up has been featured in Comedy Central's animated series Shorties Watchin' Shorties.

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