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Tony Orlando saved 'unbookable' George Carlin after 'Seven Dirty Words' scandal

Posted on AllSides April 14th, 2024
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This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). George Carlin had been blackballed in the mid-'70s when the comedian reached out to his pal Tony Orlando for help. "George was unbookable," Orlando explained to Fox News Digital. "He couldn’t get a job in Vegas, couldn’t get a job in television because the dirty words [he used] were that dirty. And that was a time when you didn’t hear dirty words anywhere."...

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