Jay Leno Calls Late Night Hosts Too Political

Jay Leno Calls Late Night Hosts Too Political
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Iconic late night host Jay Leno spoke out recently against the politicization of late night shows.

According to Fox News:

The former “Tonight Show” host revealed in a new interview that he is disappointed with how politics has taken on such a prominent role in the genre he dominated for years.

Leno kicked off the interview by being asked by “Today” show co-host Al Roker if he misses his former gig, to which the 68-year-old emphatically replied, “no.”

“I don’t miss it. You know, everything now… everyone has to know your politics,” Leno said. “I tried to use Johnny’s model, and I would get hate mail from both sides equally and thought ‘well that’s fabulous, that’s exactly what I want’.”

“But when people see you as one-sided, it makes it tough. And, you know, I did it when Clinton was horny and Bush was dumb, and it was just a little easier."

Leno went on to say that it is too serious and he would love to see the shows become more civil.

 Source: American Update

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