Lewis, MDA mum on reasons for comedian's exit

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2010 file photo, Jerry Lewis attends the Quentin Tarantino Friars Club Roast at the New York Hilton Hotel in New York. After 45 years, Lewis, 85, is retiring as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Labor Day telethon, the comedian said Monday, May 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

August 5, 2011 6:44:20 AM PDT
For decades, Jerry Lewis has played the key role in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual telethon, helping to raise more than $1 billion. Now the two sides are parting ways, but no one is explaining why.