Beth is still pinching herself after this interview with her hero: Carol Burnett has been the object of Beth's idolization since childhood and is the ultimate reason she is now a physical comedian. Not only has her infectious comedic style influenced Beth in every which way, but the two have both been with CBS for a decade, and they bond over their shared experiences of working in front of a studio audience.
Burnett tells her story from the first time she realized she was funny (5:54 ) through the divine intervention (or something like it) that's guided her through her life and career (14:15 ), muses on her late daughter's mantra that has inspired her outlook on life (26:58 ), recalls the creative process and origins of the Carol Burnett Show, and being a woman in a "man's game" (28:58 ), and recounts her lifelong friendship with Julie Andrews (42:40 ).
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