Jimmy Fallon pokes fun at feud between James Corden and Balthazar owner

The yellow is on him.

Jimmy Fallon has mocked James Corden’s infamous beef with Balthazar owner Keith McNally, claiming he was the one who sabotaged the late-night host’s meals.

“I shouldn’t have egged that hair on James, but I thought it was funny at the time,” he told Page Six at the American Museum of Natural History gala on Thursday. evening.

“I’m just over tipping,” he said, ensuring he doesn’t find himself in the same limelight as Corden, 44.

Fallon’s joke comes a month after McNally called Corden “the most abusive” customer he’s had since the hotspot opened over two decades ago.

McNally claimed Corden berated staff after his wife’s eggs weren’t cooked to her liking during brunch.

James Cordon.
Corden apologized for his behavior admitting he “made a rude comment”.
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A week after the Instagram post, the English-born comedian apologized on air, admitting he had “made a rude comment”.

Although the talk show host initially wanted to ‘take a British attitude’ and ‘never complain, never explain’, he admitted he had been ‘mean to the waiter’.

“Because I didn’t yell or yell – like I didn’t get up from my seat, insult anyone or use derogatory language – I walked around thinking I didn’t do anything wrong. wrong, okay?” Cord explained. “But the truth is I have.

“I made a rude comment,” the “Late Late Show With James Corden” host continued. “And it was wrong. It was a pointless comment.

Restaurant Balthazar.
Balthazar’s owner called Corden “the most abusive customer” he’s had.
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As for Fallon, the “SNL” alum shared that his daughters, Winnie, 9, and Frances, 7, are thriving.

“You can see them becoming you know, they’re little women. They talk, ask questions, actually have real conversations like, you know, ‘Dad, what are you – ‘You know, with their hand gestures,’” he shared. “They are two different children. We feed them the same things, we read them the same books, we show them the same TV shows, but they are two different human beings.

American Museum of Natural History 2022 Museum Gala

Fallon hosted the Natural History Museum gala.

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American Museum of Natural History 2022 Museum Gala

American Museum of Natural History 2022 Museum Gala

Fallon hosted the Natural History Museum gala.

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Fallon added that Frances wants to be a pop singer while Winnie has set her sights on a literary career.

“So she writes books like, you know, 10 paragraphs, but it’s amazing. She wrote one called ‘The Magic Garden,'” he explained.

“I didn’t tell her there was a show called ‘The Magic Garden,'” he joked. “But we are currently in litigation. She is being chased. I hope my daughter doesn’t go to jail. No matter. She will serve a prison sentence and be released. She will learn her lesson.

Jimmy Fallon and Paula Pell at the Museum Gala held at the American Museum of Natural History.
Fallon worked the crowd that included former “SNL” writer Paula Pell.
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Fallon hosted the evening to a star-studded crowd that included Kenan Thompson, Chloe Fineman, Alec and Hilaria Baldwin and Colin Jost.

He opened the evening with a monologue of holiday songs sung in the style of Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie. Grammy-nominated singer Brandi Carlisle also performed her hits, including “You and Me on the Rock,” with Steve Martin accompanying her on banjo.

The evening raised over $2.5 million, with proceeds going to support the Museum’s educational and scientific programs.

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