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Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda pose in the press room at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 11, 2015. - Kevork Djansezian—NBC/Getty Images
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda pose in the press room at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 11, 2015. Kevork Djansezian—NBC/Getty Images

The two comedy legends put that controversial question to rest at the Golden Globes

Eliana Dockterman is a culture writer for TIME in New York City.

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, who broke ground for comedians in 1980’s Nine to Five, took the stage to talk about comedies at the Golden Globes. The two actresses, who are starring in an upcoming Netflix show together called Grace and Frankie, were happy to put the very controversial topic of whether men can be funny to bed — once and for all! — by presenting the Best Actor in a Comedy Series award.

The two women joked that they’re glad society has progressed beyond the point of debating such a silly question. Watch up top.

Jessica Chastain arrives to the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 11, 2015. Christopher Polk—NBC/Getty Images
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