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Richard Lewis’ Candid Confession: Disliking Larry David on Their First Meeting

Richard Lewis Disliked Larry David When They First Met

In a surprising revelation, Richard Lewis, known for his role in “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” has candidly shared his initial feelings about co-star Larry David. Contrary to their later close friendship, Lewis admitted that he strongly disliked David when they first met. This unexpected revelation comes as both actors gear up to return for the 12th season of the popular series, “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Richard Lewis and Larry David: From Camp Rivalry to Lifelong Bond

Richard Lewis recently shared an intriguing chapter of his life, recalling his first encounter with Larry David. They first crossed paths at a summer camp when they were both 12 years old. Lewis vividly remembered his strong aversion to David, finding him cocky and arrogant. Their rivalry even extended to the baseball field, making camp quite a challenge.

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Surprisingly, over a decade later, they met again in New York’s stand-up comedy scene, where their friendship began to flourish, despite not recognizing each other at first.

Richard Lewis Returns to ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Despite Health Challenges

Richard Lewis, who faced health challenges and was limited to one episode in the previous season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ courageously disclosed his Parkinson’s disease diagnosis earlier this year. In the upcoming season, he anticipates appearing in roughly half of the episodes.

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Lewis expressed confidence in the season’s quality, attributing it to Larry David’s commitment to making each season better than the last.

Despite retiring from stand-up comedy four years ago, Lewis continues his enduring association with ‘Curb,’ which began in 2000.