Jay Leno Calls Late Night Hosts Too Political

Jay Leno Calls Late Night Hosts Too Political

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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