Eric Idle still has to work at the age of 80 for financial reasons. This is what the well-known comedian and actor writes Monty Python,on x.
“I never thought my income stream at this age would decline to such a catastrophic extent,” Edel writes.
“I don't know why people always assume we're indoors. Python “It's a disaster,” he said, also referring to the comedy company he became famous for in the 1970s. “I still have to work to make ends meet, which is not easy at this age.”
Although successful Monty Python On television and in the films they made, Idle has little memory of that period. He writes that this has to do with his “mismanagement”. Monty Python-legacy. This was run by his former colleague Terry Gilliam and his daughter. “One Gilliam is bad enough,” Edel says. “Two can destroy an entire company.”
However, he also says he's not sad about not having a lot of money. “I don't mind not being rich,” he writes. “I'd rather be funny.”
In recent years, Idle has been working on a screenplay for a film adaptation of the famous film Monty Python-film Spam. In 2022, the comedian appeared in The Masked Singer.
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