How in the hell did he manage to convince Jennifer Love Hewitt to date him? Comedian Jamie Kennedy likes to joke about how much everyone hates him, and if you’ve ever seen his documentary—appropriately called Heckler—it seems like they really do.
Though he’s best known for his parts in various television shows and movies such as Son of the Mask, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle and The Jamie Kennedy Experiment (including his current gig on Ghost Whisperer), he always seems to be traveling across the country doing stand-up gigs. You’ve got to wonder why someone would want such a crazy schedule, but since Kennedy still can’t seem to get past the B-list in Hollywood, it looks like he’s going to have to keep working.
Give him credit, though: He’s intensely committed to his craft, and in all seriousness, he’s a smart and talented writer, and wickedly funny on stage. Maybe Jennifer’s a sucker for a guy who can make her laugh.
Jamie Kennedy @ Wiseguys Comedy Café, 2194 W. 3500 South, 801-463-2909, May 8-9, 7:30 p.m. & 10 p.m. WiseguysComedy.com