Margaret Cho has range. The actress/comic/singer/provocateur starred in her own sitcom, “All American Girl,” is a fashion designer and even portrayed dictator Kim Jong-il on “30 Rock.”
Cho, who will deliver stand-up this weekend at Goodnights, reveals why entertainment will get weird again, what veteran performer she’s enamored of and why President Donald Trump is hurt by female comics.
Q: Is it true that Donald Trump’s attorney, pal and fixer Michael Cohen tried to persuade you to jump on the Trump bandwagon?
A: Yes. Michael Cohen tried to get me to jump on the Trump bandwagon.
Q: Why would he try to persuade someone as liberal as you to support Trump?
A: I don’t know. It’s so weird. Trump is supposedly a fan. This is my theory. When female comedians don’t like Trump, he’s incredibly offended. Look at Kathy Griffin and Rosie O’Donnell. Trump was tight with Joan Rivers. He loves comedy.
Q: You do it all, even sing. What old school entertainer inspires you?
A: I love the old Las Vegas model. I always loved Debbie Reynolds. She did