The Curb Your Enthusiasm star was on the original 475-person guest list that had to be pared down due to surg of the Delta variant of COVID-19. David expressed his relief in a statement to The New York Times' Maureen Dowd. “When he told me I was eighty-sixed from the party, I was so relieved I screamed, ‘Thank you! Thank you!’ He must have thought I was insane,” David said. “Then I hung up the phone, poured myself a drink and finished my crossword puzzle.” David wasn't the only comedian who was uninvted. So were Stephen Colbert, Conan O'Brien and David Letterman.