Leno talks to NBC’s Today Show

Leno talks to NBC’s Today Show

In a recent interview on NBC’s Today Show, Jay Leno said he “would not want to see the next host go through what I went with… there was a lot of bitterness” with regard to Leno giving up The Tonight Show.

Talking about when he won The Tonight Show gig over David Letterman, Leno said his friendship with Letterman got damaged and “it really never got repaired… it got kind of ugly and awkward, and I would not to see anybody go through that again”.

Leno described Conan O’Brien – who takes over The Tonight Show on Monday night – as “a fantastic guy… a real gentleman”.

Orlando Sentinel – “Jay Leno says conflict with David Letterman ‘never got repaired'”

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