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Jessica Holmes on The Dark Side of Comedy

Canadian comedian Jessica Holmes has brought the house down opening for giants such as Ellen DeGeneres, Leslie Nielsen, Jerry Seinfeld, and Oprah Winfrey. But what few people may realise is that Jessica, like many other comics, knows first-hand that many in the profession struggle with mental health issues, including herself at times. In the wake of the tragic death of Robin Williams, Jessica sat down to speak with CBC TV’s The National about the sometimes far less-funny side of life as a comic. Watch here.