Vicki Lawrence is Back with MaMa
This is a quick little article about Vicki Lawrence's whereabouts since her talk show which didn't do well. Things got tough when she reached 40. Regardless of her age which 40 is nothing - I think it would be hard to go out doing your own thing after being a part of a historical show. I personally didn't think Lawrence was half as talented as Carol Burnett. But then again Carol Burnett is a national treasure. Did you watch the Carol Burnett show? I would love to read your comments below. : )
Vicki Lawrence reveals mentor Carol Burnett turned down breakout role of ‘Mama’
Showbiz was easy for Vicki Lawrence, until she hit an emotional brick wall in her 40s. She was a teenage star with Carol Burnett. She topped the record charts with “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia.” She created the character Mama and turned her into a lifetime comedy gig. Lawrence, with the girl next door looks, radiant personality and comic gifts, had it made.