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In a shocking and brave statement to Glamour magazine yesterday, professionally funny women Tina Fey and Amy Poehler came forward with support for the fact that men can be funny.
Long considered "women's work," it appears that 2015 was the year men proved themselves capable of making other people — even women, sometimes! — laugh. While answering fans' questions, Tina came across the question, "Looking back on the three back-to-back Golden Globes, what were your favorite moments?" This is what happened next:
Amy Poehler: Tina, you had that great George Clooney Gravity joke. ["Gravity is nominated for best film. It's the story of how George Clooney would rather float away into space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age."]
Tina Fey: That was written by a man named Alex Baze. Men write our jokes. Men can be whatever they want to be these days.
Amy Poehler: Yeah, they really can. Men can be funny!