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Seth Rogen Won't Tell Jokes at Bar Mitzvahs

The Canadian actor says he’ll no longer perform at Bar Mitzvahs

By: Ilan Mester

Published: November 16th, 2011 in Culture » Film » News

Seth Rogen Won't Tell Jokes at Bar Mitzvahs

Canadian funnyman Seth Rogen has done his fair share of stand-up comedy. But don’t expect him to perform at a Bar Mitzvah any time soon.

“I now only do things that are creatively interesting and worthwhile and feel natural,” he told Times Live in a recent interview. “I'd rather be poor and happy. I won't do jokes for Bar Mitzvahs any more!”

Rogen recently co-starred in 50/50, a movie about a young guy (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who finds out that he has cancer. The film, which was co-produced by Rogen, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The Canadian actor co-stars in the upcoming Take This Waltz -- which also premiered at TIFF -- alongside Michelle Williams and Sarah Silverman.


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