Billy Crystal: Staying relevant at 67 isn't easy

January 22, 2015 10:00 AM

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Billy Crystal: Staying relevant at 67 isn't easy

PASADENA, Calif. – There's a whole brouhaha going on in the media over remarks that Billy Crystal made at the Television Critics Association press tour session for his new FX series "The Comedians" last week. He said," I've seen some stuff recently on TV in different kinds of shows where the language or the explicit sex is really … sometimes I get it, and sometimes I just feel like, 'Ah, that's too much for me.'"

It was interpreted by many to mean that Crystal, who played one of the first openly gay characters on TV -- Jodie Dallas on Soap, which ran on ABC from 1977-81 -- was saying that he is opposed to gay sex on TV. But that is not the case. In fact, when Crystal was later asked to clarify his remarks, w...

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