wpostServer: http://css.washingtonpost.com/wpost

The Post Most: Entertainment

Trove link goes here

Live Discussions

Weekly schedule, past shows

Going Out Guide

GOG Blog

Why don’t more local breweries sell Nationals T-shirts?

Why don’t more local breweries sell Nationals T-shirts?

Gear that combines beer and baseball hasn’t caught on in Washington yet.

Uprising brings muffins and coffee to Shaw

Uprising brings muffins and coffee to Shaw

Freelancers and students are going to make themselves at home here.

Best Bets

More Best Bets

Recently Reviewed Restaurants

More Recently Reviewed Restaurants

Celebritology Celebritology Chat with Us - Thursday 2pm Contact Us Facebook Twitter RSS
Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Fred Willard talks arrest on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’


Willard and Fallon. (Lloyd Bishop - AP)

Fred Willard made his first television appearance post-lewd conduct arrest on Thursday’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.” One thing was immediately clear as soon as the veteran comedic actor walked onstage: He hasn’t lost his sense of humor.

“Jimmy, what do you want to talk about first?” he wryly asked Fallon as soon as the interview began. “You know, let me say this: it’s the last time I’m going to listen to my wife when she says, ‘Why don’t you go out and see a movie?’”

After a few jokes about which movie Willard was watching at Hollywood’s illustrious Tiki Theatre the night of his arrest — “Was it ‘Anaconda’?” Fallon asked. “No, sadly, it was ‘Get Shorty,’” Willard quipped — things got more serious.

“It’s very embarrassing,” Willard, 72, admitted about the incident. “It’s embarrassing as hell. But let me say this: nothing happened. I did nothing wrong. Everything is being sorted out as we speak . . . if you’re in the wrong place at the wrong time, everything looks suspicious.”

Fallon then steered the interview toward conversation about “Trust Us With Your Life,” the celebrity interview-meets-improv comedy show Willard hosts on ABC. He did not ask about “Market Warriors,” the PBS series from which Willard was fired as narrator a result of his arrest. Watch the interview below.

By  |  08:06 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Tags:  Fred Willard, Jimmy Fallon

 
Read what others are saying
     

    © 2011 The Washington Post Company