Invoice Maher on Wednesday recommended Norm Macdonald for protecting his battle with most cancers personal, with the information solely revealed after the comic-actor died.
The Actual Time host made his feedback on Jimmy Kimmel Stay! the place he stated he was a fan of Macdonald and his comedy model.
“A man who was by no means afraid to be too refined for most individuals,” Maher stated. “He did the jokes he needed to do. I like that.”
Macdonald died Tuesday on the age of 61 after battling an undisclosed type of most cancers for practically a decade.
His demise each shocked and devastated followers and buddies. Maher maintained he was proper to maintain the sickness personal.
“I like that I came upon he died after he died. As a result of to me, showbusiness; we’re right here for [the audience],” Maher instructed Kimmel. “You’re not right here for us.”
Maher stated he was not “judging anyone” however he didn’t agree with stars who shared their well being points publicly.
“Typically, the viewers loves that. I’ve by no means been in that camp,” he stated. “I’m not right here to burden you. I’m right here to lighten your burden. So the truth that I didn’t learn about this, no one knew about this — good one, Norm. He stored it to himself as a result of he’s in present enterprise. He’s right here to make you cheerful.”
Watch the complete interview beneath.