Comedian Dane Cook, 50, mentioned that being engaged to 23-year-old Kelsi Taylor has given him a contemporary outlook on his jokes.
In an interview with E! News, the comic shared that Taylor was the primary particular person to listen to and react to his latest materials, which was simply launched in his particular “Above It All” Wednesday.
“She saw everything that I was working on for the show,” Cook revealed. “And she was like, ‘Keep that in. I think that part will be great.’”
“There’s even some fun at our own expense,” he added, referencing the 27-year age gap between the 2.
“We have a bit of an age difference, so it’s in the show, it’s in the show,” he mentioned. “If we can’t laugh at it, then nobody else is allowed.”
Cook additionally thinks his engagement and impending marriage will in the end change his comedy and the sorts of jokes he’ll inform.
“I was just trying some material out on her the other day where I was like, ‘Hey, I think I have maybe my first “what it’s like to be married” joke,’” he advised E! News. “So, she got the exclusive. We tried it out and she said, ‘I approve of that. That’s a good one.’”
The actor and comic believes this new chapter of his life will resonate together with his followers, as he’s grown up alongside them.
“I think it’ll change it in the way that I would always hope growing up with a generation of comedy fans,” Cook mentioned. “I was a college kid talking to, you know, college-age students. And to grow up with a generation of comedy fans — their kids are now coming to my show. I’m family oriented and to be looking at that with Kelsi and our future and family, it’s like, all feels like the right timing.”
Cook proposed to Taylor in July after 5 years of relationship.
“Dane Cook: Above It All” is offered to stream on Moment.Co.