Her big break came at the Friars’ Club roasting Chevy Chase in 2002. Since then she has skewered celebrities such as William Shatner, Pamela Anderson, Flava Flav, and Donald Trump. Lampanelli raised over $100,000 for the Gay Men’s Health Crisis on Trump’s show making it to the final four and was asked to return for an appearance on the All Star Celebrity Apprentice.
She donated to the same charity again with her own money totaling $50,000 after the Westboro Baptist Church protested her gig.
Her comedy special Dirty Girl on Comedy Central reached number four on the charts and was nominated for a Grammy.
She is currently working on a Broadway show Skinny Bitch: NOT a Stand-up Comedy Show with Tony Award winner John Rando for 2014.
After talking to the lady with the potty mouth in the past it was good to find out what’s new on her plate this holiday season.
Jerry Nunn: Hello, Lisa. I haven’t talked to you in a long time.
Lisa Lampanelli: I know, riiight? I was just so excited to talk to a gay newspaper. I can’t talk to anyone else right before Thanksgiving except for the gays!
JN: You are coming out to the Horseshoe Casino here close by.
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