Sarah Silverman spoke with The Guardian in a Q&A, where the comic talked about her controversial jabs at Britney Spears at the MTV Video Music Awards and the stinging shots at Paris Hilton at the MTV Movie Awards, a few hours before the heiress began her jail sentence. Saying she wished she hadn’t done the VMAs and totally regretted it, Silverman explained, “Well, I liked the jokes I did, but all anyone focused on was that it was mean. But they put me on immediately after Britney, so I had to do jokes. Everyone else laughed, but Britney wasn’t ready to laugh at herself.” She added, “Every time she’s been on the VMAs, it’s been a spectacle – something amazing. I heard she was gonna have this magician, there’d be fire and smoke, and I would be the little comedian making fun of the big star. I caught a glimpse of her at rehearsal and she was walking through it, and then at the actual performance, she did that same thing! And then I come out and I’m an asshole.” Read more.
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