'I related to it on some level': Jerry Seinfeld Unabashedly Called Himself Autistic Despite No Real Diagnosis, Left Millions of Fans Embarrassed

Jerry Seinfeld, the comedy king of Hollywood, faced backlash when he self-diagnosed himself with Autism during an interview with NBC News. The comedian's comments hurt the sentiments of parents of autistic children, who called his comments a "slap in the face." However, Seinfeld later clarified in an interview that he doesn't have autism and was only relating to it on some level. This is not the first time Seinfeld has attracted controversy, as he was also criticized for his romantic relationship with Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss, who was 17 years old at the time while Seinfeld was 38.

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