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April 18, 2013 7:16 AM

Comic Carlos Mencia talks plagiarism, weight loss and why you should laugh at his jokes

Much has changed about standup comic and part-time lightning rod Carlos Mencia since his Comedy Central series "Mind of Mencia" ended after four seasons in 2008 and he was branded a "joke thief" by his peers and comedy fans for allegedly stealing material from Bill Cosby, George Lopez and other lesser-known comics.

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