Jerry Seinfeld reveals he’s ‘On The Spectrum’ Of Autism. He is a popular comedian and actor and he plays a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld was siting down with Brian Williams on Thursday and during an NBC Nightly News interview he said something very revealing that he thinks he may be autistic. He is the son of a sign maker and he graduated with a degree in communications and theater and the sixty year old admitted that her has struggles with social engagement and told Williams, “I thin, on a very drawn out scale, I think I’m on the spectrum.”
Williams asked what some of those signs that put him
“on the spectrum” are, and Seinfeld explained, “You are never paying attention to the right things.
“Basic social engagement is really a struggle. I’m very literal. When people talk to me and they use expressions, sometimes I don’t know what they’re saying.”
Seinfeld has put allot of time into charities he also performed at Autism benefits over the last years
says that although he thinks he may be a bit Autistic, it’s nothing debilitating.
“I don’t see it as dysfunctional,” he said. “I just think of it as an alternate mindset.”
The actor was a guest on the show to promote his web series,
“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” and he told Williams that comedians are “the only kind of people” that he feels “completely relaxed around.”
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