Bill Maher Creates an Air of Awkwardness on Jay Leno's Show [VIDEO]
Sep 05, 2013 12:55
Bill Maher is someone who isn't afraid of saying exactly what's on his mind. During an interview with Jay Leno on Tuesday, the comedian's laser mouth led to a series of awkward results.
"Did you see [Egypt] let Mubarak out of jail?" asked Maher, during a conversation about conflict in the Middle East. "I mean, turns out this guy may be more effective. They got rid of him but they may bring him back because he was better. Kind of like what NBC keeps doing with you, Jay."
NBC had announced in April that Jimmy Fallon will be replacing Leno as host of "The Tonight Show" after the 2014 Winter Olympics. Leno accepted the move gracefully in public.
"So they fired you once when you were number one," Maher gleefully recounted, "and now they’re firing you again when you’re number one."
If that wasn't enough, he rubbed even more salt into Leno's open wound.
"What the fuck is wrong with you? What is so wrong with you, Jay? What do you do to keep pissing people off like this?"
Leno responded quickly, and with a smile, "I have the wrong guests on all the time. That’s the trouble."
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