He’s like Hilary Clinton.”As is tradition for the Comedy Central roasts, practically nothing was off limits.
Lowe’s past controversies were a frequent topic, particularly his infamous 1988 sex tape with a 16 year old girl.
Which, she kind of was.“Ann describes herself as a polemicist but most people call her a c***” said SNL‘s Pete Davidson, who then muttered “a racist c***” under his breath.“What is like to be a real life supervillain? “The only person you’ll ever make happy is the Mexicans that dig your grave.”“Choosing between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton,” said comedian Jimmy Carr, is “like choosing what film to watch on Flight United 93.”And that’s just a sample.
The digs were sharp, frequent, and packed with c-word drops as every single one of the other roasters opened up on her with both barrels as if she were there as the representative of Donald Trump.
Sticking the knife in deeper, a 5 second clip of the tape that left nothing to the imagination was shown during the opening of the ceremony. What can I say that hasn’t been said in court by three nannies, a chef, and an underage girl from Atlanta? Lowe’s past struggles with drug abuse also provided punch lines.
“Rob was in the movie The Outsiders back in the day,”said the evening’s Roast Master David Spade.
Davidson took it in stride however: he’s frequently joked about it himself, including last year at the Justin Bieber Roast, and he tonight he seemed rather… Comedy Central’s Roast of Rob Lowe will air on Labor Day at 10 PM PT.
“His character was Sodapop because he was 98% coke.” Lowe took it all in stride however, and didn’t miss the opportunity to make fun of himself.“David, I loved you in 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter.