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Tina Fey makes fun of Scott Rudin at gala

Tina Fey has some selection zingers for disgraced producer Scott Rudin.

The author and actress let her internal imply lady out as she ripped Rudin whereas chatting with a crowd in Central Park, which had gathered for the Roundabout Theater’s 2021 gala.

Fey’s first shot at Rudin — who has been accused of abusing employees and customarily being a Hollywood bully — got here as she launched pal and former “30 Rock” co-star Jane Krakowski.

“In 2016, she was famously dragged throughout the stage in ‘She Loves Me’ whereas doing a break up,” Fey stated, earlier than shortly including, “Not by Scott Rudin — it was half of the plan.”

Scott Rudin out in New York in 2014
Producer Scott Rudin, pictured right here in 2014, has been accused of abusing employees and being a bully.
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The “Imply Women” creator additionally made a reference to Rudin’s alleged hurling of a baked potato at a beleaguered assistant’s head.

“You’ve by no means met anybody who works tougher than Jane, nobody holds herself to a better normal than Jane,” the “SNL” alum stated. “She’s a consummate skilled. She would by no means throw a baked potato at her assistant as a result of Jane would by no means contact a baked potato.”

And earlier than Krakowski took to the stage Fey threw in yet one more joke in regards to the weird story floating round earlier this yr that Krakowski was relationship conspiracy-peddling My Pillow salesman Mike Lindell.

“Please welcome my pricey buddy or, as her completely by no means was boyfriend would name her, ‘my pillow,’ Jane Krakowski,” Fey joked.

Tina Fey hits the stage at the Roundabout Theatre's gala, where she introduced "30 Rock" pal Jane Krakowski.
Fey hits the stage at the Roundabout Theatre’s gala, the place she launched “30 Rock” pal Jane Krakowski.
Yumi Matsuo

Earlier than the live performance, Vanessa Williams helped public sale off gadgets like tickets to the Tribeca Movie Competition and an opportunity to sup with Debra Messing, which went for an astonishing $100,000.

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