Whitney Cummings

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Whitney Cummings Talks About Getting Inside a Victim

“How do you respond when the great Howard Gordon (Homeland, 24) says, ‘We’ve a role for you,’ then describes the character as, ‘A mess who makes terrible decisions with men and is not a funny comedian…?’” So asks comedian Whitney Cummings of the packed theater in West Hollywood at the THR Live event, pausing with perfect timing so the audience’s laughter won’t drown out her next words. The circumstances faced by her character on Fox’s Accused moved the women’s activist deeply.