Don Rickles talks about turning 90, being politically incorrect and more
Don Rickles was politically incorrect before being politically incorrect was cool.
"Mine is an attitude and my attitude is always fun," Rickles said in a phone interview. You can always tell that. I exaggerate, and sometimes when some other people try to do that, as you say, it comes across as rude or unkind.
"I know I can't please the world, but for the majority I never had that complaint."
Rickles is staring down 90 these days, and he'll celebrate the occasion with Regis Philbin at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. Tickets are $50.25 and up. Click here for details.
For more of Steve Persall's interview with Don Rickles, click here.