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and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 784! saint vincent! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very much! oh! this is a hot crowd tonight! new york city. [ cheers and applause ] welcome. welcome to "the tonight show", everybody. this is the show to be at. [ cheers and applause ] you're here. you made it. thank you very, very much. [ wolf whistle ]
thank you, sir. [ light laughter ] well, here's what people are talking about, you guys. happy wednesday. first of all -- [ scattered cheers ] yeah. today, "time" magazine named its person of the year this morning. and it's the silence breakers who've reported sexual harassment. [ cheers and applause ] that's right. they announced it on the "today" show. [ light laughter ] [ laughter ] al roker was like, "here's a a look at the elephant in your neck of the room." [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: hey! >> jimmy: and following more allegations of sexual harassment, 30 democratic senators called on al franken to resign as senator of minnesota. but he's already got a back-up plan. he's going to run for senator of alabama. >> steve: oh. [ applause ] >> jimmy: that's an interesting move. you know? >> steve: you never know. >> jimmy: this is interesting here.
i read that none of president trump's tweets made the list of the year's most retweeted posts. [ light laughter ] but trump took the news in stride by creating thousands of twitter accounts and retweeting himself. [ laughter ] he was like, "just a million more to go. a million more accounts." [ applause ] today, trump announced that the u.s. will recognize jerusalem as israel's capital. he mentioned all of the nations affected. but he had a little trouble pronouncing one country's name. check this out. >> god bless you. god bless israel. god bless the palestinians. and god bless the united shlates. thank you very much. [ laughter ] >> steve: what? [ laughter ] what? >> jimmy: i swear. >> steve: what? >> jimmy: i swear that is real, man. >> steve: oh, my god! >> jimmy: no, you got to see -- [ light laughter ] can we see it again? it's just so good. >> god bless you. god bless israel. god bless the palestinians. and god bless the united shlates. thank you very much.
[ laughter ] >> steve: oh, my god. >> jimmy: looks like someone -- looks like someone's been hitting the eggnog a little early this year. [ laughter and applause ] united shlates. hi, honey. i think trump realized his mistake later on, and he sent a a tweet saying, "i merssed up, shrad." [ laughter ] united shlates. shates. [ laughter ] oh, i saw that vladimir putin just announced he is seeking reelection. >> steve: what? [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: really? who's running against him? [ light laughter ] that's like running for class president when you're home schooled, you know? [ laughter and applause ] think i'm going to win? well, i got a chance. i read that for the second year in a row, the mall of america has hired a black man to play santa, which is great. but unfortunately, it's once again led to some controversy about santa's true ethnicity.
well, here to comment on the issue is our christmas correspondent, yamaneika saunders. >> jimmy: hi, yamaneika. [ cheers and applause ] nice to see you. thank you for being here. appreciate it. yamaneika, talk to me. >> all right. let me just clear this up real quick, okay, jimmy? >> jimmy: yes. >> santa could only be white, okay? no, seriously. relax, relax. think about it. santa breaks into homes on christmas eve. [ light laughter ] if he was a black man, he would have been shot in the ass. >> jimmy: all right. yeah. >> and then trump would have put up, "officer saves christmas." >> jimmy: okay, all right. [ light laughter ] you don't think santa could be black? >> well, you know, it is kind of realistic that santa could be black. i mean, he does like him a fat white woman now. [ laughter ] but no, jimmy, listen, listen. all right. all right. okay. you think a black santa would allow all these boring ass christmas songs? "white christmas"? ♪ i'm dreaming of a white ♪ no! if santa was black, it would be -- ♪ i'm dreaming
it was all a dream i used to read word up magazine ♪ [ cheers and applause ] hey! hey, hey! >> jimmy: that's a good one. that's a good point. that's a good point. that's a good point. [ laughter ] >> my rolls came out. sorry, santa. [ laughter ] look -- [ light laughter ] christmas gift that keeps on giving. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah, absolutely. >> look, i wish santa could be black. i mean, how come all the important men got to be white? i mean you already got jesus, and "the last samurai." thanks, tom cruise. >> jimmy: "the last samurai." [ light laughter ] >> let black people have santa. >> jimmy: yeah. >> come on. we used to have a black president -- >> jimmy: that's true. >> and then we had a white santa. >> jimmy: yes. >> so now we have a white president, we should like switch off, and have a black santa. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i think that's a good idea. why not? [ applause ] i'm fine with it. we're good. i think that's a good idea. >> actually, you know what? wait. wait, wait. now that i think about it, we might not have a white santa longer anymore. you know? >> jimmy: why? what's up? >> well, you know jimmy, it's 2017. and any day now, i'm sure one
of the elves is going to come forward #ustoo. [ laughter ] saying that santa groped them, or stood under the mistletoe and whipped out his yule log. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: all right, all right. yamaneika, any final thoughts? >> yes. maybe this year, instead of focusing on santa's skin color, we focus on what he really represents like joy, and peace, and love. and let's just agree that santa that comes down your chimney can be whatever the hell you want him to look like, you know? and in my instance, he looks like idris elba. >> jimmy: all right. there you go. [ cheers and applause ] yamaneika saunders, everybody. yamaneika, thank you. ♪ yamaneika saunders. guys, check this out. i read that ikea is teaming up with an electronics company to make home speakers. but you should be careful, because if you turn the bass up too high, all of your ikea furniture will fall apart. [ light laughter ] [ applause ] and finally, you guys, the other day, louisiana senator john kennedy was speaking to
reporters about the drama surrounding the gop tax bill when he made a pretty interesting comparison. check this out. >> i've been in politics a long time. this is -- this is perfectly normal. part of politics is drama. and everybody up here has politics in his blood, kind of like herpes. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: then his wife was like, "i'd like to ask a follow up question if you don't mind." [ laughter and applause ] we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very much, roots!
welcome, everybody. welcome to the show. good to see you, higgins. welcome, and thank you for watching at home. guys, we got some good news here at the show. we got nominated for a a critics' choice award today. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ thank you very much. it is for -- it is for best talk show announcer. higgins, congratulations for that. >> steve: oh, my god! [ cheers ] united shtates. >> jimmy: the united states -- the whole united shtates voted. [ laughter ] >> steve: all of them? >> jimmy: yeah. it's for best talk show. we're so honored. so thank you so much to the critics of the broadcast television journalists association. i want to congrat -- say congrats to all the other nominees, ellen, jimmy kimmel, james corden, harry connick jr., and andy cohen. >> steve: ah! >> jimmy: such great company. [ cheers and applause ] such great company. >> steve: very good. >> jimmy: that's exciting. the awards air january 11th at 8:00 p.m. on the cw. be sure to check it out. the critics' choice awards. [ cheers and applause ] that's a big deal for us. we love that. guys, we have a huge show tonight. he stars in the new animated movie, "ferdinand" --
[ cheers ] i know, we love him. the one and only john cena is here tonight! [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: can't see me. >> steve: love that dude. >> jimmy: he is the greatest. >> steve: he's the best. >> jimmy: later in the show, john cena and i are going to perform some "mad lib theater." >> steve: ooh. >> jimmy: so stick around for that. it's fun. [ applause ] plus, from the new amazon pilot, "love you more," bridget everett is on the show. [ cheers and applause ] you know how they do this? on amazon, they do these things -- i'll talk to bridget about this, but they have a pilot. it's called "love you more." and what you do is you watch the show on amazon, and on the app, or whatever you got it on, and you watch that. and then when the show's over, they said, do you like the show? and you can vote yes or no. and then if it gets enough positive votes, they'll make a a series out of it. >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: so her career balances in your hands. tonight. [ light laughter ] yeah. bridget everett is here tonight. >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "love you more." she's the best. and we have great music. i'm so excited he's here! >> steve: i can't believe he is. >> jimmy: oh, my goodness! beck is in the house! [ cheers and applause ] beck!
i like this jam. >> steve: oh no, you're not going to cape it, are you? ♪ no, don't cape it! [ cheers and applause ] oh, my god! he's caping it! ♪ >> jimmy: got to cape it sometimes. we'll be right back, everybody, with john cena! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ resolution #1: binge more. join the un-carrier, and get four unlimited lines for only forty bucks each. plus, netflix for the whole family. on us. so, they get their shows... let's go, girl! you're gonna love this bit! and you get yours. watch however you want. on your phone, tablet, or tv. for just forty bucks per line. with no extra charges. let's rock this joint! all on america's best unlimited network, t-mobile.
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>> jimmy: i mean, do you feel the love right now in the room? >> i always say -- i always say -- [ cheers and applause ] rowdiest crowd in late night right here. >> jimmy: this is the rowdiest crowd, absolutely yeah. >> remember the last time i was here and everybody rushed the desk? >> jimmy: yes, of course. [ cheers and applause ] took your clothes off. >> we literally, we fought for our lives. it was -- >> jimmy: yeah, we fought for our lives, that's how crazy our crowds are. >> carting people away -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> the last time everybody rushed this desk. >> jimmy: you look sharp. >> don't do that this time. >> jimmy: you look stylish as always. thank you for coming back to the show. [ cheers ] >> no, thanks for having me. it's great to be here. [ cheers ] thank you, guys. >> jimmy: where are you spending the holidays? what are you doing for christmas? any plans? >> hopefully a little time with my family, a little time with her family. >> jimmy: what was christmas like for you in the cena family growing up? >> it was awfulsome, and i say that because --. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's a great new word. >> because it was awesome. because it was like five boys. we all liked all the same stuff so it was like presents aplenty but it was awful because we were very bad kids and we should have got coal every year and santa -- i hope santa's
watching -- he's very nice. and we would all -- we lived in a two-story house so all of us would wake up at like 04:30 and be at the top step and you can't ever go down the steps because my dad who was asleep but could somehow hear us all. [ laughter ] if he heard a step creak, would be like, "stop it!" but we couldn't go in and wake them up because it was illegal. we had to let them come out of the bedroom. >> jimmy: no, i know the rules, yeah. >> so we would try to peek down and then eventually somebody would get brave enough to go in to the bedroom. "all right, stop it!" "we're going downstairs." and we would go downstairs and it would be like the unwrapping scene in "the christmas story" where it was just arms and teeth and paper and stuff that needed to be assembled and pieces everywhere, and my old man scratching his head just ready to swallow a shotgun. it was -- [ laughter ] it was awesome. it was awesome. >> jimmy: that is just fantastic. >> everything needs batteries. >> jimmy: i totally remember that. i remember i forgot the peeking down the stairs to see if santa came. >> oh, man. >> jimmy: i remember at one point trying to almost, like, grab on to the bannister and the wall and try to just shimmy my way downstairs.
>> like "mission impossible" or something? >> jimmy: yeah, and not step on the steps because they always creaked in my house and i didn't want to get busted. you know, i was reading up about you. you know i run your wikipedia page, and i -- [ laughter ] >> and i thank you for that. >> jimmy: i know, you're welcome. there's one thing i learned, tell me if this is true, but that you learn -- you try to teach yourself different things, like you learning how to play the piano or you're learning how to speak mandarin. >> yeah, correct. >> jimmy: in your spare time. but you're so busy. >> but yeah, but man you can like -- >> jimmy: rosetta stone? >> no, i got a tutor, we talk. >> jimmy: really? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: mandarin's tough. >> yes, it is. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i got a rosetta stone. i couldn't even get past the first, like, hour. >> okay, so we'll try something. here we go. [ laughter ] [ speaking foreign language ] john cena. [ laughter ] [ speaking foreign language ] jimmy fallon. jimmy fallon, [ speaking foreign language ]
"the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ] [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's -- [ speaking foreign language ] "ferdinand." "ferdinand," [ speaking foreign language ] december 15th. [ laughter ] [ speaking foreign language ] [ cheers and applause ] jimmy fallon. >> jimmy: that's right! that's what you do! that's how you do it right there! [ cheers and applause ] that sounded right. >> so -- >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. >> so that's all the words you can't say on tv. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: exactly. thank you for doing that. >> you got it. it was nothing. jimmy: tell me about -- tell me about "ferdinand," because i loved it. i have two little kids. i love the book, the story of "ferdinand," just a beautiful story about a bull who doesn't want to fight. he doesn't want to be a a fighter. he'd rather smell the flowers. and it's just a great point to the whole story. but today, you read
"ferdinand," you were at the library of congress. >> yeah, this morning. >> jimmy: this morning with all these kids and you read them all the book. look at that. [ audience aws ] how cool is that, man? [ cheers and applause ] that's the best. that's why we love you. that's why we love you, buddy. [ applause ] >> so it was a really fun time. i obviously believe in the movie. i feel very passionate about it. it's a story that's been around for 80 years and it's a story about being proud of who you are, even if you're different. different is okay as long as you're happy. so, we've created a wonderful universe. the guys who made "rio", the guys who made "ice age" have come out and have made this wonderful universe out of "ferdinand." i call it a wonderful family film because i think kids and grown folk will enjoy it. there's a bunch of funny people in it. kate mckinnon is my calming goat lupe. >> jimmy: kate mckinnon. she is hilarious. >> it comes out december 15th and i know every one of you here by being here, you agree to see it. >> jimmy: yeah, of course, that's the deal. "ferdinand" -- [ applause ] there's a bunch of scenes i loved in the film, but of course the one i -- i thought was just genius is that at one
point, ferdinand has to go through a china shop. >> yes. >> jimmy: to get away. >> imagine that, a bull in a a china shop. >> jimmy: brilliant idea. a bull in a china -- >> what would ever happen if that happened? >> jimmy: it's just perfect. i go, of course, that has to be part of the movie. it really made me laugh. it was well done. i want to show a clip. here's john cena, i think that scene we're talking -- we're gonna show, in the new animated movie, "ferdinand." take a look at this. [ speaking foreign language ] >> there he is! ♪ [ heavy breathing ] >> oh, no. [ laughter ] okay, think thin. [ light laughter ] alright, you are a 2,000-pound feather. ♪
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's well done. john cena, everybody! "ferdinand" is in theaters december 15th. john and i are performing a a little mad lib theater after the break. check it out, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ( ♪ ) with 33 individual vertebrae and 640 muscles in the human body, no two of us are alike. life made more effortless through adaptability. the perfect position seat in the lincoln continental. ( ♪ )
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody! i'm hanging out with john cena right here! that's what i'm talking about. [ cheers and applause ] >> great crowd. >> jimmy: his new movie, "ferdinand" is in theaters december 15th. go. bring the family. john, i wanted to try something fun with you. i thought maybe we could act out a dramatic scene together. >> that doesn't sound like much fun, but okay, we'll try. >> jimmy: no, but first, we have to fill in the blanks. >> oh, okay. >> jimmy: it's time for "mad lib theater," here we go. >> that sounds fun! ♪ mad lib theater
ah, yeah ♪ >> jimmy: here's how this works. >> okay. >> jimmy: i'm going to ask you for some silly words, nouns, verbs, adjectives, et cetera, we'll do that, they'll be written onto cue cards, and then, we'll act out a dramatic mad lib scene. >> sure. >> jimmy: okay, here we go. >> okay, this is great. >> jimmy: right? >> yeah. >> jimmy: give me an adjective. >> flamboyant [ laughter ] >> jimmy: flamboyant. really making the cue card guys work. pet name. >> winston. >> jimmy: wow, that was really fast. nickname for a kid. >> jimmy bill bob. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's a nickname for a kid? >> yeah. jimmy bill bob. >> jimmy: type of profession. >> late night host. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what would you shout if you stubbed your toe? >> falafel! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: give me a number. >> 6801. >> jimmy: gosh.
[ laughter ] give me a made-up fact about chickens. >> they can fly. >> jimmy: two words that rhyme. >> fallon, talon. >> jimmy: you don't have to make the whole thing about me. type of food. >> oh. that's a tough one. i'll let you go with that one. >> jimmy: what? no. >> i have to do it? >> jimmy: this is a game. it's fun. say any food. >> ballpark hot dog. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: ballpark hot dog. this is the most interesting answers i've ever played. type of drink. >> a rob roy. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what? >> it's a manhattan with a -- >> jimmy: i know what that is! but, no kid knows what a rob roy is. >> they do now. rob roys for everyone! >> jimmy: rob roys for everyone here. [ cheers and applause ] a rob roy is great. a verb ending in ing. >> begrudging? is that -- no, no. running. running. >> jimmy: very good. running. >> i had to go basic. i was trying to go complicated. >> jimmy: advice that you would
give a shy teenager? >> stay golden, pony boy. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: these are the best answers ever. stay golden, pony boy. oh my gosh. >> it's a safe one. >> jimmy: another good reference. oh my gosh. body part. >> perineum. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i'm going to have to give my cue card guy mouth-to-mouth after this. perineum. >> you want to go medical on that. >> jimmy: no, no. perineum. is that something? >> no, it's the space between -- >> jimmy: okay, got you. [ laughter ] that's not what that song is about. that's not what that song is about. >> that is for me. >> jimmy: that's not -- no it's not. >> that's how dave matthews speaks to me! >> jimmy: that's not what it's about. that's not what it's about. oh my gosh. >> here we are. >> jimmy: no, i know. this is great. object. >> protractor. [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: a plural noun. >> puppies. >> jimmy: puppies. >> aw. [ audience aws ] >> jimmy: plural animals. >> dragons. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what would you say if you found out you got an a plus on your chemistry test? >> teacher, my name's not dave! >> jimmy: oh my gosh. [ laughter ] >> because i wouldn't -- i would never. >> jimmy: this is -- got it. all right, we're almost done. give me a color. >> hmm, sea breeze. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: sea breeze is a a color? i got to get my crayola set. another profession. >> wwe super star. >> jimmy: hey. [ cheers and applause ] >> couple of fans in the house. >> jimmy: yeah. two more. another body part. [ light laughter ] >> can i say anus? >> jimmy: no. yes, you can. yes, you can. you can say -- >> it is a part. >> jimmy: and a verb. >> jump.
>> jimmy: there we go. perfect. all right, we filled it out. we are ready for our scene. i'm going to hand this in to the computer and then they're going to go on the cue cards. are you ready to perform our scene? >> let's do this! >> jimmy: yes! let's go. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: ah, i love christmas. it's the most flamboyant time of the year. [ laughter ] hey, what's wrong? >> there's something i have to tell you, winston. >> jimmy: what is it, jimmy bill bob? [ laughter ] i'm your brother and your best late night host. you can tell me anything. >> well, this isn't easy, but here goes. i don't believe in santa claus. >> jimmy: falafel! [ laughter ] >> hey, hey.
i understand why you would react that way. we've been writing santa letters every day for the last 6801 decades. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this is more shocking than when i found out chickens can fly. [ light laughter ] what made you stop believing? >> all i wanted for christmas was the most popular toy everyone had, the fallon talon. [ laughter ] i left santa a plate of ballpark hot dogs and a glass of rob roy, but on christmas morning, there was nothing under the tree, so i ran to my room and started running. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: little bro, i'm going to tell you the same thing dad used to tell me every night before bed.
[ laughter ] ♪ >> yes? what is that? >> jimmy: stay golden, pony boy. [ laughter and applause ] stay golden, pony boy. >> truer words have never been spoken. >> jimmy: all you have to do is look deep -- [ laughter ] within your -- [ laughter ] perineum. >> perineum. >> jimmy: perineum. [ laughter ] you remember dad used to say that as well. you gotta look deep for the holiday spirit.
come on, man. you can do it. >> you're right, brother. the holidays are magical. decorating the christmas protractor. [ laughter ] hanging the puppies on the mantle. [ laughter ] and spending time with all my dragons. [ laughter ] i believe again! there is a santa claus! >> jimmy: teacher, my name's not dave! >> you know, the best part about believing in santa is getting to sing my favorite song with you. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you sure you don't want to do it by yourself? [ laughter ] what is the song? >> it is, "rudolph the sea breezed nosed wwe super star." man, i screwed myself -- >> jimmy: that is my favorite song. let's sing! ♪ rudolph the sea breezed nosed wwe super star had a very shiny anus ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ and if you ever saw it
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who is starring in her own brand new tv pilot called "love you more", which is currently available on amazon prime video. everyone, please welcome bridget everett! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hey, bridget, welcome back. >> oh, my gosh. that was awesome. >> jimmy: they're the best. the roots, come on. >> they're the best. >> jimmy: you can't beat it. welcome back to the show. i'm happy you're here. >> thank you. thank you. >> jimmy: how long have you lived in new york city? >> i've lived here for 20 years almost to the day. >> jimmy: is that right? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: 20 years ago. that's great. so you're definitely a a new yorker. i had no -- when you first came, were you always into cabaret? was that what you were -- >> no, i started off -- i auditioned. i went on my first audition. i went for a children's theater tour. and it was a bus and truck tour for "hansel and gretel" and i played the mother.
and i quickly realized that that wasn't for me. so i found karaoke, and cabaret, and chardonnay, and i've been doing great. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: karaoke, cabaret, and chardonnay. but that really did -- >> that's the trifecta, jimmy. >> jimmy: it took off for you, because this is where -- this is -- you met michael patrick king, right? >> yes, i met michael patrick king, who did "sex and the city", and "the comeback", and "two broke girls" and all of that stuff. >> jimmy: i mean hello, yeah. [ applause ] >> and that was 10 years ago, and he told me, he was like, you're either going to break now, or it's going to take you 10 years, and -- >> jimmy: is that right? >> and that was ten years ago. and we were on vacation a a couple years ago, he's like my mentor and i remember we were sitting on his -- you know, he's got a lot of -- a lot of money, and a really nice house. and so we were out on his deck, and he's like, "i think it's time for us to do a show together." and, i remember thinking, you know, i was like, of course i burst into tears. and it's like, you know, you're 45 -- not, you're 45. i don't know how old you are. you've got a baby face. i don't know. [ light laughter ] i'm 45 years old, you know, i'm a woman, 6 foot tall, got a lot of meat on my bones.
[ light laughter ] and you know, you don't always picture somebody wanting to make a tv show for you when you are that. but you know what? dreams can come true and sometimes it takes a while. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i'm so happy for you! >> thank you. >> jimmy: that's right! >> thank you. >> jimmy: you're knocking it out of the park. i love the show. >> thank you. >> jimmy: i want to see more of it. it's called "love you more." >> mm-hmm. >> jimmy: you get it on amazon prime right now, amazon prime video. >> yeah. >> jimmy: explain to everyone what the show's about. >> well, i play karen best, she's a 45 -- no she's not 45, she's probably in her 30s. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: well you have to play a character. yeah. >> i play karen best. and she's a big woman with a a big heart, you know? loves chardonnay and she works -- by day, she works in a a home with young adults with down syndrome. and at night, she lives with loni anderson. >> jimmy: i'm so excited. i saw loni anderson, i'm like i love loni anderson. >> oh, my god, loni is magic. oh, my gosh. she is my -- [ light laughter ] like i grew up watching "wkrp in cincinnati." >> jimmy: "wkrp in cincinnati"! oh, my -- >> yeah. and she'll tell you all those stories, but she calls it krp,
not wkrp, which i love. and she is like -- she's like a hundred kittens rolled in puppies with bunny ears, and just dipped in sugar with dragon flies, and butterflies all around her. she's so perfect. >> jimmy: that is a great description of a person. >> it's in her bio, it's a a fact. [ light laughter ] anyway, the other day, i was out getting toilet paper, because i go too. >> jimmy: okay. yeah, yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] >> and my -- >> jimmy: that was going to be my next question. >> yeah, just cross that one off. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. >> my phone starts ringing, and it's loni. and i'm like, i just -- i dropped the toilet paper. i was like, "loni anderson's on my phone." i'm like, "i got to go home. i got to sit down on the couch, i'm going to pour myself a a bottle of wine, and then i'm just going to call her back." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i love -- pour myself a bottle of wine. >> i'm efficient. >> jimmy: yeah. of course. why not? i want to show everyone -- >> it's the holidays, everybody. cheers. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: why not? i want to show everyone a clip. here's bridget everett in "love you more." take a look at this. ♪ >> hey there, baby. couldn't keep my eyes off of
you. >> thanks, sweetheart, but you really need to be that tall to ride this ride. i would have been here sooner, but i got held up talking to kevin hart. so, you like big girls? >> yeah, i like big girls. >> then i've come to the right place. >> here, from that guy over there. >> who's that? >> some dreamer. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: some dreamer. dream on, buddy. bridget, last time you were here, we were very lucky, you sang for us. and it was fantastic. >> yeah. >> jimmy: is there any way we could talk you into just singing something for us tonight, please, maybe? [ cheers and applause ] >> i mean sure. >> jimmy: we have a microphone.
>> let me just take off my shoes for safety. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: is that what you have to do? for singing you have to take off your shoes for safety? yeah. >> when you do it like i do it, i guess so. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, absolutely. >> oh my god, it's a a celine dion, barbra streisand microphone again. >> jimmy: isn't that the greatest? come on. >> this is when you know. this is when you know. this is like -- >> jimmy: this is real. >> this is a thing of beauty. >> jimmy: yeah, it really is. >> but i could sing something if you guys -- you guys know some miley, right? [ cheers and applause ] do you have anything from dreamers? okay, cause, hit the track if you want to. ♪ because sometimes, you know ll cool j, like i always like to say, he always says, ddhd -- dreams don't have deadlines. and when you're waiting tables for 25 years like i did, you sing this song a lot in your sleep. hold my hand. [ light laughter ] ♪ ♪ i can almost see it that dream i'm dreaming ♪ ♪ but there's a voice inside my head saying you'll never reach it ♪
♪ every step i'm taking every move i'm make feels lost with no direction my faith is shaken ♪ [ cheers ] ♪ but i i'm going to be strong just keep pushing on ♪ ♪ why i'm going to tell you why ♪ ♪ there's always going to be another mountain i'm always going to want to make it move ♪ ♪ always going to be an uphill battle sometimes i'm going to have to lose ♪ ♪ don't matter how fast i get there ain't about what's waiting on the other side ♪ ♪ it's the climb [ cheers ] ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, when we fall down, we have to remember to pick each other up.
jimmy, i will always be here to lift you up. are you going to be here for me? >> jimmy: yes! >> then get out in front of that desk, take off your shoes, and lay down, and let's do this! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ your dreams are about to come true, jimmy. are you ready? lay down! there's no time. everybody, help us out. on the count of three, we're going to count him in. >> audience: one! two! three! >> are you ready to fly? ♪ it's the climb [ cheers ] ♪ ♪ yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah ♪ [ cheers ] ♪ ♪ it's the climb
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: bridget everett, everybody! a standing ovation! bridget everett! [ cheers and applause ] "love you more" is currently available on amazon prime video! standing o! we'll be right back with a a performance from beck. stick around, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ (claps hands) (laughs) ♪ you have a side that wants to impress. ♪ ♪ careful man you're making a mess. ♪ ♪ a side that opens up a store, doin' more than ever before. ♪ ♪ a side that takes the kids to school. ♪ ♪ and thinks that minivans are cool. ♪ (laughs)
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i love this guy so much! oh, my gosh. he's one of the best. his new album, "colors", is fantastic. he has the number one alternative song in the country, which is off of his new album, called -- [ cheers and applause ] yeah. not too shabby. the new album is "colors." performing "up all night", give it up for beck! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ when you get the rhythm
and words all make you cold when they break it down and this world is all you know ♪ ♪ hands up you're working it 'round now get yourself together ♪ ♪ when you count the dominos fall it's time to go ♪ ♪ now i'm feeling so far away i see the colors and all the kids going home ♪ ♪ night is crawling into the day i hear my voice ringing the summertime's singing ♪ ♪ just wanna stay up all night with you just wanna stay up all night with you ♪ ♪ there's nothing that i wouldn't rather do just wanna stay up all night with you ♪ ♪ i'll keep it moving don't wait for nothing now gotta keep it moving don't wait for nothing now ♪ ♪ i'll keep it moving don't wait
don't wait for nothing now ♪ ♪ gotta keep it moving don't wait for nothing now nothing now ♪ ♪ ♪ one, two what you doing i've been jumping through some hoops ♪ ♪ wanna get my body loose wanna tell you tell you what to do ♪ ♪ i've been running out of breath like an animal struggling ♪ ♪ looking for a diamond i'm trying i'm fighting back into the rhythm now ♪ ♪ i just wanna stay up all night wanna stay up all night with you ♪ ♪ with you you ♪ just wanna stay up all night with you just wanna stay up all night with you ♪ ♪ there's nothing that i wouldn't rather do just wanna stay up all night with you ♪ ♪ living up in the air if you don't really care ♪
♪ living don't get you there if you got the time to take it up there ♪ ♪ living up in the air living out on a prayer ♪ ♪ living don't get you there if you got the time to take it up there ♪ ♪ up all night with you with you with you ♪ ♪ up all night with you with you with you ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah! thank you so much! beck! [ cheers and applause ] good to see you, buddy. "colors" is out now! we'll be right back. beck, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: come on! my thanks to john cena, bridget everett, beck once again, ladies and gentlemen! [ cheers and applause ] and give it up for the roots right there from philadelphia, pennsylvania. [ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. thank you. bye-bye, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- chris hayes, star of "darkest hour", actress kristin scott thomas, music from alex leahy, featuring the 8g band with michel'le baptiste. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening. i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] fantastic to hear. in that case, let's get to the news. senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell, is calling for an ethics investigation into accusations that senator al franken sexually assaulted a woman in 2006. because mitch mcconnell absolutely will not stand for
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