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♪ >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- adam driver, star of "little", actress regina hall, from "barry", actor anthony carrigan, featuring the 8g band with fred armisen. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening. i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how's everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] that is fantastic to hear. in that case, let's get to news. rmer white house chief strategist steve bannon claimed in an interview this week that i if pnt trump were to be re-elected, america will get, quote, "pure trump off the chain." oh, no.
no more inscrutable maof mystery? [ laughter ] what does off the chain look like? s i'm pretty sure someone tackle him and put pants on him as it is.ht [ la ] according to a new poll, former vice president joe biden now has a double-digit lead over bernie sanders in the iowa caucus. it's the most space bin has ever given anyone. [ laughter and applause ] while speaking to reporters t today, presidemp talked about his thoughts on the upcoming masters golf tournament saying, quote, "i think ita going to beat masters." well, it ought to be. you've certainly been practicing enough. [ lahter ] tomorrow is national only child day. said trump, "i got you a card, ivanka." [ laughter and applause ] ey michael avenatti was indicted today on 36 charges, including bank and wire fraud, in connection to his alleged attempt to extort millioom of
dollars ike. well, if you're thinking of putting him inail, i say just it. [ light laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] and if you do -- and if you do, please, please make him share a cell with michl cohen. i mean that -- [ laught ] it'll be like seinfeld moving in with newman. [ light laughter ] after facing additional charges stemming from her role in the recent college admissions cheating scandal, actress ri loughlin has reportedly reached out to lindsay lohan's former crisis manager for help. [ light laughter ] said the crisis manaare you sure? i'm not good at this." [ laughter and appla "i'm historically not good at this." and finally, netflix is reportedly planning to release nes first magazine. as soon as you're eading it, they send you another whether you want it or not.er [ light laug ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show for you tonight. a [ chee applause ] he is starring in the broadway production of "burn this"
currently in previews and opening april 16th at the hudson theater here in neyork. adam driver, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] always so happy to have him here. you can see her in the new film "little" opening this weekend. regina hall is back, you guys. [ cheers and applause ]an he plays the very funny noho hank in the hbo series "barry." anthony carrigan is here, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] so it is a really, really good night. before we get to any of our guests, the president is resisting calls to release his tax returns and calling the people who investigate him traitors.mo fo on this, it's time for "a closer look." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: before we get to trump, a bunch of other crazy stuff happened today. ple, you might remember michael avenatti, the guy who used to be stormy daniels's lawyer. well, today, avenatti was charged with 36 counts of frd, perjury, failure to pay taxes, embezzlement, and other financial crimes. and 36 counts is a lot.
but when you look at him, you think, "i thought it would have been higher." [ laughter ]d e details of the indictment are truly insane. the "l.a. times" reports that avenatti stole millions of dollars from five clients. he put $2.5 million of that money into the purchase of a private jet. and in the other case, the money landed in the accounts of g.b. autosport, llc, which managed avenatti's re car team. s the first we're hearing of michael avenatti's race car team? [ light laughter ] that's the dead giveaway that s meone is bad news. the race car trackere james bond meets the villain for the first time as he's pulling e off hiet and his racing gloves. mr. bond, should we speak somewhere quieter? [ light laughter ] also, did you not see "goodfellas"? when you rip people off, you gotta play it cool with the you're like a guy who buys a ferrari and asks for the vanity plate -- bank robber. [ laughter ] while he was doing this, avenatti was actively putting himself in the spotlight. he said he was going to run forn
presiden020. he made more appearances on cnn than the words "breaking news." and a lot of people fell for avenatti, probably because his job description was always ttorney" and not "race car team owner!" [ laughter ] while that was hwipening, leaks founder julian assange was also arrested in london, where he was dragged out of the ecuadorian embassy looking like santa claus with a manifesto. [ light laughter ] "you're all naughty! i have it on my list!" [ applause ] i mean -- based on that treatment, i can't wait to read what assange writes on the ecuador embassy's airbnb page. [ light laughter ] now ecuador had granted assange asylum in their embassy, but ch withdrew it, wllowed u.k. authorities to arrest him. according to "the daily beast",m ecuadosed a new and detailed set of rules on its fugitive guest, banning unannounced visitors and in requassange to pay his own medical bills, clean up after himself in the bathroom, and tend to the wellbeing, food, cleanliness, and proper care of his cat. [ light laughter ]as nge bristled at the restrictions, and took ecuador's foreign ministry to court.
he took them to court over his cat. [ laughter ] usually people go to court to get restraining orders against their cats. [ light laughter ] "please, your honor, he keeps glaring at me like he wants to kill me." [ light laughter ] now look, you can think assange is a creep, which he is, and also be worried about what this means for press free but one person who's always been very clear about where he standa on wik is donald trump. and yet when trump was asked today about wikileaks, which he repeatedly praised tout the campaign, he pretended he didn't know anything about it. >> mr. president, do you still s love wikil >> i know nothing about wikileaks. it's not my thing. [ light laughter ] >> seth: oh, it's not your thing? well, what is your thing? [ indistinct chatter ] >> you know, there are 15 players capable of winning, and i guess you could say there are a lot more thathat. they're great players. i don't think a field for the masters has ever been this deep. i was watching late last night, and theyere going over the different players. i think the field has never been so deep. but always phil and tiger and
dustin. i mean, you have so many great players. but they were just saying, they're younger, they're stronger, they have never hit t e ball this lo. they have never e ball this accurately. they have never putted better than they do now. you know, the whole thing is pretty incredible. but the field is very, very deep. i think it's going to be a great masters.s >> seth: thae most coherent answer he's ever given. [ laughter ] and it wasn't even that coherent. [ cheers and applause ] if being president was just answering golf questions, this guy would be george washington. [ laughter ]t riously, how can you say wikileaks is not your thing? your government just arrested a guy whose organization you repeatedly praised throughout the campaign, and you're actinge omeone just offered you weed at a party. h, no thanks, man. that's not my thing." [ light laughter ] also, do you not remember when you sa all of this stuff? >> the sad part is we don't talk about wikileaks. because it's incredi you see so much from these
wikileaks. you see so much. boy, i love reading those wikileaks. i'll tell you, this wikileaks stuff is unbelievable. this wikileaks is like a treasure trove. wikileaks is amazing. wikileaks, i love wikileaks. [ light laughter >> seth: "i love wikileaks." [ laughter and applause ] he said it -- he said it likthe guy at the end of a rom-com who can finally admit he's in love with his best friend. "i can finally say it, i love carol!" [ light laughter ] while trump was dodging questions about his previous wasupport for wikileaks, h also dodging questions about everything from the mueller report to his tax returns. last week, democrats requested p six years of t personal and business tax information from 2013 to 2018, including individual tax returns and ig returns from businesses linked to trump. eight businesses. of course, it's hard to find those returns since seven of those businesses went bankrupt years ago. [ light laughter ] if you want to find the tax returns for trump steaksdkr trump you have to go deep into the irs basement and look
in the box labeled "obvious scams." [ laughter ] but the law is clear. democrats on the house ways and means committee have the power q tost trump's tax returns. and yet trump told reporters yesterday he would just flat out igre the request using the same obviously false excuse he's been using since 2016 -- he's under audit. and towards the lid of his ra answer, he found a way to start bragging about his businesses. >> while i'm under audit, i won't do it. if i'm not under audit, i would h it. i had no problem w. but while i'm under audit, i would not give my taxes. there's no low whatsoever.il now, isay this -- i would love to give them, but i'm not going to do it while i'm under audit. what i he done is approximately a 104-page summary, and really in great detail, of assets and values and -- nobody wants to go over that, because it's so good. i built a great company. one of the best companies.
i have some of the greatest assets in the world. i did a good job. >> seth: well now he's just doing affirmations in public. light laughter ] "i did a good job. i'm good at business. my wife does like me." also, can you please just drop this dumb audit excuse? it's obviously fake.yi you've been sang it since 2016. there's no way it's taking the irs three years to go through your tax returns. and if it has, that doesn't make you look great. you told someone it took you a week to clean your kitchen, they'd be like, "how [ bleep ] up was your kitchen?" [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] while trump is just ignoring the w on tax returns, he's also sounding increasingly unhinged on the russia investigation. now because trump keeps lying about it, we have to just take a step back here and remember hoof alhis got started. russia hacked e-e democrats' ils while they were doing business deals with trump and it making contacttrump campaign officials.
and the entire time these people were lying about it. and then when the fbi started investigating it, trump asked the director to shut it down and pledge his loyalty to trump. and when he refused, trump fired him. and then he said on tv he fired him becausinof the russia stigation. he told the russians he fired him because of the russian investigation. and then because his republican attorney general had r himself, his republican deputy attorney general appointed a special counsel, robert mueller, who is registered republican. [ light laughter ] and, while this was happening, putialso gave trump a soccer ball. [ laughter and applause ] which was definitely, definitely sathe first time trump evea soccer ball. [ laughter ] "thank you for this beautiful gift. i'm going to say a russian in boball? [ light laughter ] and it probably has, when you open it, a littler bowlingall in it. [ laughter ] and then another little one and a thenittle one. [ applause ] hopefully at the end, a tiny marshmallow."sh i didn't have to keep recapping all this stuff every time we talk about it. i'm starting to think we're just gonna need a permanent scroll that stays up throughout the show. [ light laughter ] but i ha to keep recapping it, because trump keeps lying about it.
yesterday, histtorney general peated trump's conspiracy theory that his campaign was spied on. and then trump suggested the investigation was somehow illegal or unwarranted, and eved he people investigating him were traitors. >> it was an illegal investigation. it was started illegally. everything about it was crooked. every single thing about it. there were dirty cops. these were bad people. and this was an attempted coup. this was an attempted takedown of a president. this was an illegal witch hunt, and everybody knew it. and they knew it, too. and they got caught. and what they did was treason. >> seth: my god, man. now you're accusing people of coups and treason. i'd say you should start growing a dictator beard, but based on your actual hair, i'm not sure o that would look. [ laughter and applause ] this is why it's crucial that decisions involving the mueller report remain independent of trump. and yet yesterday when his attorney general william barr was asked if he briefed the white house on the muell report, barr's answer was very evasive.
>> has anyone in the white house seen any of the report? >> you know, i'm not gonna -- i'm not gonna -- as i said, i'm landing the planh now. and, uh, you know, i've been willing to discuss my -- my letters and the process going forward. but the report is going to be out next week. and i'm just not going to get into the details of the process until the plane is on the ground. >> seth: the plane has been on the ground. mueller landed the plane. you're the crew guy re to drive the little gate thingy up to the door -- [ laughter ] so we can get off the plane. this is why -- [ cheers and applause ] this is why we need aggressive oversight of the trump administration, whether it's on the mueller report ohis tax returns. and yet republicans are doing the opposite. they are protecting him. for example, after the mimocratic chairman of the house ways and means cee richard neal submitted his formal request to the irs for trump's tax turns, louisiana senator john kennedy went on tv and straight up called neal a moron.
>> chairman neal, powerful man, head of ways and means. i know he's an adult, but i don't think he's like a real adult. [ light laughter ] he says that he needs trump's tax returns. he says it's policy not politics. he has said, i think o that the reason he needs them is that he needs to determine how wellhe irs is auditing taxpayers. i can't believe he really thinks the american people are gonna fall for that. it must really suck to be that dumb. [ laughter >> seth: it doesn't suck to be that dumb, it sucks for your boss to be that dumb. t that guy you answer to. maybe think about where your life is at. u're a united states senator and you take marching orders from a guy who once got on air force one with toilet paper stuck to his shoe. [ laughter ] republicans in congress keep trying to defend tmp from democrats, but their efforts keep falling flat.
and the dumbest example of that came this week during a hearing on trump's climate polies. democrats called former secretarof state john kerry as a witness and during the hearing kpublican congressman thomas massie frtucky tried to question kerry's credentials. specifically his college degree. kerry has a bachelor of arts in political science, a common degree that lots of people have. and yet massie thought it was in someof brilliant gotcha to point that out, resulting in one of the dumbest linesinf questioninhe history of american politics. >> it sounds like you're questioning the credprtials of thident's advisers currently. but i don't think we should question your credentials today. isn't it true you have a science degree'srom yale? whhat? >> bachelor of arts degree. >> is it a political science degree? >> yes, political science. >> so how do you get a bachelor of arts in a science? [ laughter ] >> well, it's liberal arts education and degree. it's a bachelor. >> okay, so it's not really science. so i think it's some appropriate that somebody with a
pseudoscience degree is here pushing pseudoscience in front of our committee today. i want to ask you -- >> are you serious? [ laughter ] i mean, this really a serious happening here? >> seth: it is. unfortunately -- [ cheers and applause ]un rtunately -- i'm sorry to say it is a serious happening. [ light laughter ] and that is the perfect phrasing. because this whole trump e h feels likeror movie called "a serious happening." [ laughter ]ct this is anl member of congress who can't wrap his heard around the fact that you l n get a bachelor of arts degree in politiience. despite the fact that he himself has a degree from m.i.t! [ light laughter ] i mean, why stop there, maie? "senator kerry, you're a married man, correct? then please explain to us how you could possibly have a bachelors degree." [ laughter ] [ applause ]
also, not that anything matters anymore, but that's the same john kerry who was falsely b criticizconservatives not for avoiding vietnam, but for going and supposedly doing a bad job. meanwhile these same conservatives now heap praise on lieutenant bone spurs over here, heose only purple heart is one struggling to get air through his gravy-clogged veins. again nothing matts. because these are the people protecti the president in congress. the president refuses to release his tax returns and calls anyonh investigates him treasonous, and republicans actually expect us to believe they're the party of the constitution and the rule of law. i don't know if anyone still believes that. if they do -- >> it must rlly suck to be at dumb. laughter and applause ] >> seth: this has been "a closer look." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] l be right back with mor "late night", everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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the future. what we deliver by delivering. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: our first auest tonight academy award and emmy-nominated actor you know from his work in the "star wars" films and the hbo series ls "g he returns to broadway alongside keri russell in "burn this," which opens tuesday, april 16th at the hudson theatre. please welcome back to the show our friend adam driver, everybody.
[ ♪ers and applause ] ♪ >> seth: welcome back. >> thanks. thanks for hav ig me. >> set very happy to have you here. congrats on the play. >> thanks. >> seth: you and keri russell rnplay two characters in mg in this play. >> yeah. >> seth: but yet, i -- i want to -- ] [ laught >> i'm in mourning. >> seth: i was going to say ug there are in the play but they obviously thought the mourning part was funny. [ laughter ] but you have found humor in the u rt. this was a play re familiar with though. >> it was but i don't think we knew to the first prhoiew that weht -- we didn't think it was very funny but i guess it's funny.er [ laug >> seth: well even here, i mean i said mourning and they went crazy, yeah. [ laughter ] >> yeah, mourning is really in right now. >> seth: it is really -- but it's very high intensity part. but you had performed atar
juilyears ago. >> yeah, but i mean it's like at school and you only do it four times. >> seth: right. >> and it feels like very much like kids in costumes. [ laughter ] i was 23. and now, i'm actually the age of the character. so it's like before you just like, "oh, i didn't understand t ng." i didn't know how to make tea. like tea is a big part of this play. [ laughter ] so many things i didn't really know. p seth: yeah. i mean, by 23, ybably should have known how to make tea. [ laughter ] >> yeah, yeah, i know lots of things. >> seth: you did it with your wi at juilliard? >> i did, yeah, yeah. >> seth: has she come and seen it with you and keri yet? >> yeah, yeah, she's been a couples f times. she come. >> seth: is that one of the rules?ea >> yeah, yeah. because then she's brutally honest. >> seth: oh, that's really good so you get bru i'm very lucky as well. my wife will come and see me and be brutally honest i mean this truly, it's an asset. >> no, it is, yeah, and you know there's somebody booing, it's usually her. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah. >> she's like, "boooo." >> seth: my wife does it with a look. >> yeah. >> seth: she's not audible but even in a really dark room, i can tell that shsodoesn't like thing.
>> yeah, i know. but joanne is more open with her hatred. k >> seth: did yw keri russell before this? th i did, because actually last play i did was five years ago with matthew. >> seth: oh, wow, matthew reese. >> matthew ree.. >> seth: y >> so i kind of knew her through matthew.nd >> seth:s i mentioned the intensity, do you find it -- i mean, it's been a while, you said five years, do you find it going from film, which is a little bit slower obviously, to the intensity of doing a show every night has ifen hard to back? >> um -- yeah. i mean, it's just -- it's just kind of wildly -- it's always wildly different. and even every night, different obviously. because the audience in a way, like, kind of like i was talking kiout in the first preview of obvious, i guess. they kind of teach you about the play in a bit. and their energy, there's like kind of collective intelligence in the room that kind of let's you know if it's working or it's not.w, and as you kven with something like this, it feeds you or it doesn't. >> seth: yes. >> or -- you know they pick up things --
[ cheers and applause ] [ laughter ] the audience is paramount. >> seth: yeah. 's not us is doing bad, it's the audience. >> seth: yeah, absolutely. i thank you for making that clear. wve wanted to say it but you really put it inds well. [ laughter ] t hugh jackmked about when he went back on stage after the "x-men" films, it was -- he talked about how it was strange having -- oh, there were like they're now different kinds of fans come to see my sh have you felt a shift sort of post "star wars" franchise? oh, there are people in thbe theater, mhat wouldn't have been drawn in the theater ahead of time. >> yeah.ly actu go to the stage door afterwards and meet people afterwards, which has been interesting. because the plays i did before, i would ju go home. >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] >> so i'm just surprised by fans ineneral. >> seth: right, right. [ laughter ] >> it's all very new to me. eebut a lot of people have saying it's the first time they've been to a play, which i love that. you know, because we do this nonprofit. ve had like theater fixe along the way where, you know, we do -- ataf is our nonprofit, ts in the armed forces where we do contemporary american plays and read it for a military audience.
so i kind of got the -- been doing those for the past five wyears and got -- you knon you take theater outside of new york, then it kind of becomes a weapon in a way. because, almost new york ikdiences can kind of get, "oh, i've seen every, you know, production of "hedda gabler," ll and ou which one is good or not. >> seth: yeah. >>ut a lot of our audience it's been very, like, kind of, it's like a dream as far as how diverse it is, how young it is, how -- old i guess would be the opposite. >> seth: yeah.ht [ la ] >> so it's a mixture. a lot of people at t door to get back to where it started. and kind of said that this is the first time they had seen a play, which is really exciting to me. s h: you obviously can't watch your stage work but you could watch your film work. but you do not like to do that. >> right, well because i'm used to doing plays. i came from a theater background. so it never really equated to me that why would i want to watch that. >> seth: yeah. >> so long as i know whait feels like, that's good enough for me.ut >> seth:hen it was problematic because you were an actual "star wars" fan, so you then -- could you not watch theo
new "star warses? [ laughter ] i did. i di i did. well because also, i mean -- defend myself because all my friends afterwards, like, "you didn't watch our movie but you watched "star wars." but you're standing in front of the screen, and they're like, trust us, your lightsaber is working. >> seth: yeah. >> or there's space behind you, it looks really cool. [ laughter ] so when you're like just standing in a rainy back lot, it doesn't seem very impresve. >> seth: yeah. >> you don't feel like you're commanding abody other than icks and ping-pong balls. [ laughter ] >> seth: i did once go to a set that was green screen and i was really excited. r and i had thl moment where i was like, "oh, i'm not supposed to be here." >> right, right. >> seth: just watching a really yood actor act with like a know, a tennis ball on a stick, you're like -- >> like i have this in my basement. >> seth: yeah. i could just watch "star wars" in my basement. >> right. [ laughter ] >> "blackkklansman," congratulations on your nomination. >> oh, thank you very much. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: i know that that --at so when remieres at cannes, do you skip that out
too? like, i mean, obviously, you're invited to the premier >> yes, yeah. well, cannes is very like -- yoey're very -- i don't want to say serious becausre kind of like, "yeah, films are is thismportant." you like walk up this, like, kind of, sacrificial steps like you're going to kill a goat together or something. >> seth: yeah. [ laughterer >> and then ne goes in and we watch a movie. but you have to be back because the lights come up, and then they put the camera where you were sitting. and if you're not there, it looks bad. so i just go into a room and then wait, you know, with a gu silence. [ laughter ] and then, you know, "okay, now i got to go ba then pretend like i was there the whole time." >> seth: i mean, i get not wanting to watch yourself. but being willing to do the other, i mean, like, going out to dinner is one thing but, like, goinin a room with a stranger, i feel like. >> yeah, yeah. >> seth: you should just try to push through and watch the movie. [ laughter ] oe i know, right. yeah, i guess thatsound really bleek. [ laughter ] it always seems like a better alternative than watching all the mistakes that you're making that's now immortalived on film fo
re>> seth: yeah. quick because you mentioned arts in the armed forces. we've talked before about your military background. how many years now?unning is th >> ten yea. >> seth: ten years? >> we've been doing it for ten years. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: that's amazing. >> yeah, thank you. >> seth: and i assume you keep doing it because you're getting such good feedback. is it growing as wel are you getting out to more people? >> yeah, when we started, we were still students at juilliaro and we werg it like in our apartment. we were hand typing, you kno on a typewriter because we thought that was very cool. [ laughter ] thank you notes to people. we had enough for one performance a year. that's all we could do while we were still students. and now we have incredible donors and we're doing 15 perrmances already this year. we just came back from fort leavenworth. and we have like branched out and have done this plarighting grant, $10,000 to anyone in the military to write a play by anything about ping-pong balls. >> seth: right. u. i know i'm referencing [ laughter ] >> seth: i'm that guy. so we're kind of exploring what
the whole arts -- not just theater, but we'll still do, you inknow, have like its trav troupe of actors that go around the world performing for military audiences, either veterans, servicemen and women and thei or --ies, at any base we do an annual performance on broadway every year.gr >> seth: that't. thanks for doing that, and thanks for being here, man. it's always such a ple >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: i really appreciate ity adam driver, edy. "burn this" opens april 16th at broadway's hudson theatre. we'll be right back with more "late night." [ chee and applause ] ♪ hey, who are you? oh, hey jeff, i'm a car thief... what?! i'm here to steal your car because, well, that's my job. what? what?? what?!
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: welcome back, everybody. give it up for the 8g band right over there. [ cheers and applause ] also we' have our friend fred armisen back with us. thank you so much, fred. [ cheers and applause ] great to have you here. >> seth: our next guest, a very talented actress you know from films like "girls trip," "the hate you give," and "support the girls." she stars in "little," which is in theaters friday. let's take a look. >> wake up. be awake when i call. >> but i don't know when you're gonna call. so when would i sleep? >> when i'm not calling. >> april, listen to me. i'm sad this morning. >> oh, wife. [ light laughter ] >> i have asked you 1,000 times to have my housekeeper elaine. >> linda is her name. linda. >> put my slippers 53 centimeters away from the bed so when i hop out my feet can land on them. i mean, am i being unreasonable? >> seth: please welcome back on the show regina hall, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
>> seth: hi, regina. how are you? >> hello.ei i love here. >> seth: i love having you here. this a lovely color on you. let me just say. >> thank you. >> seth: that is a beautiful, beautiful dress. >> i picked it out. >> i said, i got to something special for seth. >> seth: oh, thank you very much. >> mm-hmm. >> seth: it has been noted. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> seth: so this -- this is a wonderful film where you -- we ar about -- we see you ther but then you turn into a 13-year-old version of yourself. >> yes. yeah. >> seth: you're a van boss. y mean boss. >> seth: i think that came in --- in the clip. you're a very nice person. >> thank you. >> seth: do you enjoy playing mean people, though? >> i loved it. >> seth: yeah. >> yeah. [ laughter ] you know, it's great b you don't have to apologize. you're just rolling through. i can say i was in character and be a monster. [ laughter ] you know, i can be sam method. but no, it was fun 'cause no one was, you know, no one t personally. they knew. >> seth: took itigersonally. >>.
>> seth: you got to -- you were in atlanta, yes? >> i was in atlanta. >> seth: so when you go to atlanta, you did not stay at a hotel, which is what i would have expected. >> no. aialways stay at the same place, which is kind of anb that wlove. and this time -- sn we're shooting "little," the guy says, "oh, you know, tyra banks is your the building." and i have done tyraw but i don't know her well. but i was like, "oh, i'm gonna go say hi." so, this particular -- she was right across the hall. i mean, like, right -- like right there. >> seth: okay. f >> see yd? [ laughter ] >> seth: okay. >> right there. i gonna go over, and i go and i'm like, "i don't want to yell my name. it's a pretty big building." so, i don't want to say, "tyra, e 's regina hall." so i go, and i'm lght in the doorway. i'm like, "it's regina." [ laughter ] w i didn't think about the fact that she -- i was distorted through the peephole. >> seth: yeah. [ light laughter ] >> so they don't open the door. >> seth: but they're there? oh, i hear. she's trying to disguise her voice. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] >> she brings her mother goes. her mother goes, "how can we help? are you okay?" [ laughter ]
'cause they are wondering am i woman in crisis? >> seth: uh-huh. >> or a woman trying to do a tup? >> seth: gotcha. >> and take her and the mother and the baby. [ light laughter ] so, i go, "you know what? i'm gonna write a note." i go to mine -- you know, back to my aparnoent. i write . but the note is in code, because if it's not her -- >> seth: right. >> -- i don't want to put my name and information. >> seth: gotcha. right? [ laughter ] >> seth: you've really -- >> 'cause now then i'm being kidnapped. >> seth: yeah. you've created quite a conundrum for yourself there. [ laughter ] >> i -- it's -- i mean, i wa i like, "whyo it?" and what's so great about this building is that it's airtight. so the note can't fit under the door [ light laughter ] so i'm literally trying to squeeze it so i go home, and i go, "you know what? we have a hair person in common, oscar james." ayd i said, "i'm gonna call oscar," and just"oscar, can you tell tyra that was me?" 'cause i signed the note "r." >> seth: okay. [ light laughter ] >> but i told her the room i was in. i was like, "but i'm in apartment if you wanmeto come checut." >> seth: okay, gotcha. >> so i just go in and i'm like, "fine, whatever," and i get a knock. and i look out and it's security. [ laughter tyra called security and said that, "either a woman needed
help or was trying to get in her apartment." [ laughter ] and then security -- and then i lookshe's around the corner and the security guard goes, "ugh, you actresses." [ laughter ] he was so annoyed and disgusted. sonnoyed. but then i went in and met her mom. >> seth: okay, good. >> and it was great. >> seth: it all worked out. >> yeah. >> seth: all right. good, good, good. [ light laughter ] i'm glad it has a happy d ding. >> it very happy ending. >> seth: i did -- you -- so you spent a lot of time in new york. you went to nyu? >> i did. >> seth: got a masters in journalism? >> i did. >> seth: and then you taught at new chelle university. >> college in new rochelle. >> seth: college in new rochelle. >> and how were you as a teacher? >> well, i thought i was good. [ laughter ] >> seth: okay. >> i was strict. y >> set were strict? >> i was strict 'cause i was young. >> seth: that's good, though. yeah. >> i was young. >> seth: oh, interesting >> yeah. >> seth: you think younger teachers on the whole are stricter? >> well, that particular campusw was for studen were coming back to school. >> seth: gotcha. >> i wore a head wrap. i don't why i thought that made me look -- >> set just like academic? >> and it didn't at all. >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ]>> t just -- it just -- it just made me look i'm walking in a head wrap.
but i wore -- yeah, i wore a head wrap. i thought it made me look academic. s h: and then after your life in academia, you were in new york trying to make it as -- did you have -- were ole of those pehat had bad new york apartments over the years?>> ou know what? i had -- you know, my roommate and i had an apartment that a crime -- i think a murder had taken place in. >> seth: really? light laughter ] but we only stayed there three days. we broke the lease. [ laughter ] >> seth: what was it that made u think -- >> it was that yellow tape. the yellow tape. >> seth: they left the yellow tape? [ laughter ] >> the yellow tape. and i said, "we can't -- i don't know what happened but yellow ta means it's not good." >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] >> so, we pulled. >> seth: what did the r say when he showed it to you? like, "there's some really nice touches." [ laughter ] k >> it -- yw what? when we looked at it, it was fine. it was the moving in, and i was lias, "why is there -- there a crime scene here, sir." >> do you think in the time whed you first lot it to when you moved in, that's when the crime happened? yeah, i do. [ laughter ] i do. i do. and what's crazy is we were so excited 'cause we waited to get o fast 'cause the rate was so good. >> seth: yeah.
>> i was like, "i can't believe we're getting this f this bargai nice. [ laughter ] this bargain and murder happened ice." [ laughter ] but, but we moved after about -- after like three days.ig >> seth: all, gotcha. and -- and obviously now, everything's worked out for the best, and it's just so -- >> yeah. >> seth: lovelreto have you it is always a pleasure to see you. everybody, that's regina hall. "little" open in theaters, friday. we'll be right back with more "late night." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ e almost timr me to go. well, what if i... drove me home? [♪] what if we lost track of time? [♪] what if we took a leap of faith? whoo-hoo! what if you... missed my flight next week? [♪] the all-new rav4. toyota. let's go places.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: you know our next guest as the very positive, hilarious chechen mobster noho hank on the hit series "barry." new episodes air sunday nights on hbo. let's take a look. >> for real, though, how long until they become like actual army? you know, like, two, three hours? >> hank, i can't magically wave a wand and make these guys an army. their skill set sucks. >> well, you know what sonny and cher would say, that's on you, babe. >> seth: please welcome to the show, anthony carrigan, everyone. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
eth: welcome to the show anthony. >> thank you. thank you so much. it's so, so good to be here. >> seth: the show is one of my favorite shows on tv right now. ys just found out you got picked up for a season three. >> that's right, last night, we found out. season three. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: great. >> thank you, god. wow, will you guys come with me everywhere? >> seth: and y and i obviously have both had the pleasure and honor of working with bill hader. >> yes, indeed. >> seth: and you -- there was a great scene in the first episode ctthis year where your cha was wearing a wig. >> yes. >> seth: and y noticed there was maybe something similar with that wig and some of bill's previous wk. >> yes, i did. i put on the wig and i saw bill. and i was like, "oh, boy. okay, i just have to." so it just kind of came out of me, and i was just lwhat are you doing here?" [ laughter ] i proceeded to launch into like
why don't you take 405 south to 101 north. rn seth: it is very califo. >> it's so california. >> seth: it's basi lly fred's wig. [ laughter ] >> yeah, seriously, to which bill was like -- he was like, "oh, my god, please stop. this is just -- [ laughter ] please don't do this." it's like he created this frankenstein monster. >> seth: it is such a fun character. how do you -- you're chechen. >> yeah, i'm chechen. >> seth: are you doing a chechee and do you feel like it's a good one? >> i hope so. >> seth: okay, good. >> you know, well we improv a ton. so, you know, you kind of plan it that way. but then as you kind of progress, and you're jt kind of riffing. you know, it can kind of all go out the window. >> seth: yeah. >> but yes, obvisly it's chechen, yeah. [ laughter ] >> seth: and i find it very believable. thank you. ank you. >> seth: you've been very open about the fact thaopyou've had ia since you were a kid. >> yeah. >> seth: and you had decided, idich is really i think inspiring, you d to not hide it and be really open about it and sort of raise awareness to a thing that maybe a lot of people don't fully understand. >> yes, since i was three years old. and it was only just like little
spots, so i kind of kept it hidden my whole life. and kind of a by-product othat was i just had so much shame surrounding it. you know, i didn't want anyone to find out about it. and so, obviously, i went into acting, because why not, you know. [ laughter ] and at a certain point, i s shooting this other tv show and like half my hair fell out and my eyebrows and eye lashes and i knew i like couldn hide it anymore. so a lot of people told me i was never going to work again. i wasn't attractive anymore. and, you know, here i am now so i'm like really happy about that. but i made the decision to kind of just embrace my new look. and i had no ia that the thing i had so much shame about would be the thing that kind of like launched my career. so i'm really humble about that. [ cheers and applaus >> seth: it's really great. it's an awesome story to share. >> thanks. >> seth: you -- another thing that's very unique about you is you had met your wife in a place that i do not think is known for its romance. >> yeah, well, wow, that can be
ysinterpreted in a lot of [ light laughter ] but yeah, we met each other on the subway actually. [ laughter ] >> yeah, just so -- right.ah we met on the broadway lafayette stop for all you new yorkers out there. it's a great stop. [ laughter ] and we were on the f train. i wasn't paying attention. i got off at the wrong stop. we were both on the train, and i was, you know, obviously not b paying attentiause i was checking her out. [ laughter ] and she wachecking me out, too. and, you know, i got off at the stop too soon. oand it was the hottest d the year. so i was like, i'm not walking in this new york heat.ar so i turnend on the subway platform and she's standing there as well. and so, i was like, "okay, i kind of have to go talk to her." and i was like, "i messed up. i got off on the wrong stop. what about you?" and she was like, "yeah, i was on, you know, the wrong train." [ laughter ] so yeah, so i started talking to her. and she actually she took out her headphones. and that's when i knew. >> seth: yea
>> that's when i knew. >> seth: that's really -- that's true love, yeah. >> you know what i mean? y like if the headphones s, don't keep talking to them. you let it go.at you let ne go, you know. >> seth: and your wife is a professional chess player? >> she is, yeah. >> seth: wow. >> yeah. >> what an awesome thing to do for a living. >> oh, yeah, it's insane. i know, i was pretty intimidated as soon as i found out.ea >> seth: >> but no, she's an absolute genius. and, you know, she's teaching me chess as well. >> seth: oh, wow. >> so that's going okay. >> seth: yeah. >> it's really difficult game it's like -- >> seth: yeah, i know. >> it's like i'm not smart. you know, i'm really not. >> seth: it's very sweet thao she's tryinging you into her world. >> it's really sweet. >> seth: yeah. >> it's really sweet. she's very hard on me. and it's good. laughter ] >> seth: that's great. hey, man, congrats on season three. thank you so much for being >>here. hanks so much. >> seth: it's such a pleasure meeting you. >> seth: huge fan of your work on the show. that's anthony carrigan, " erybody. "barrs sunday nights on hbo. we'll be right back. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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