‘I had it actually unhealthy’ – Orange County Register

‘I had it really bad’ – Orange County Register

Whitney Cummings is able to get out of the home.

For the previous a number of months, the comic has entertained her followers on social media by giving them an inside take a look at what life has been like at her Woodland Hills house: She’s displayed her expertise on the basketball courtroom, movies of her rescue canine, magnificence and trend suggestions and behind-the-scenes clips from her “Good For You” podcast.

However she’s able to stand up on stage, even when it’s in entrance of a bunch of automobiles.

“I imply, we gotta do one thing,” Cummings stated throughout a latest telephone interview. “Comedians, we’re skilled complainers and grumpy pouters and really need every part prefer it was earlier than. However that’s simply not going to occur proper now. I believe we’re lastly adapting and going ‘You understand what, let’s simply do that for automobiles, let’s determine what that appears like.’ There’s one thing type of wonderful about it and a bit triumphant, with everybody uniformly following a rule and making it enjoyable and it’s been one thing that’s type of therapeutic. So the automotive reveals are literally type of good for that motive.”

Cummings has carried out at just a few drive-ins throughout the nation within the final 12 months and is headlining Irvine Improv’s Drive-In, which is positioned atop the Regal Parking Deck, on the Irvine Spectrum Heart on Saturday, March 6.


Cummings has taken the pandemic severely, however she nonetheless contracted the virus over the vacations. She stated she undoubtedly feels higher, however her mind remains to be a bit foggy. Probably the most difficult half was in her head, she stated.

“Mine was so unhealthy that I haven’t actually talked about it that a lot as a result of lots of it is extremely psychological,” she stated. “I don’t need to be exaggerating but in addition don’t need to be minimizing it, clearly. I had it actually unhealthy. I don’t know if it’s as a result of I’m a sure blood sort, however I couldn’t stroll for every week and a half and there was lots of psychological stuff. I used to be forgetting issues and having bizarre spatial points the place I used to be not capable of inform how shut one thing was to me. I used to be forgetting very apparent issues. It was actually, actually scary.”

Although she’s spent nearly all of the pandemic at house, she’s nonetheless working. She’s internet hosting her weekly “Good For You” podcast, which is uploaded to YouTube and options her pals, fellow comedians, musicians and different popular culture icons. She’s welcomed friends like singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor, comic Sebastian Maniscalco, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and drag queen Trixie Mattel.