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Jerry “The King” Lawler on The Hollywood Reporter’s “80 Greatest Moments in TV History”
WWE Hall of Famer Jerry â€œThe Kingâ€ Lawler has made The Hollywood Reporterâ€™s â€œ80 Greatest Moments in TV Historyâ€:
â€œ30. Andy Kaufman vs. Jerry Lawler on Late Night with David Letterman: Performance art at its finest. You could pick just about any Kaufman ‘hoax’ and appreciate its bracing nerve.â€
On Late Night with David Letterman on July 28, 1982, Lawler slapped Kaufman, prompting the comedian to throw coffee on the WWE Hall of Famer. The buzz-worthy incident between the rivals is considered one of the most memorable moments in the showâ€™s history.
To see The Hollywood Reporterâ€™s â€œ80 Greatest Moments in TV History,” visit hollywoodreporter.com.