Jay Leno laments 'one-sided' comedy; new 'Bachelorette'

Jay Leno laments 'one-sided' comedy; new 'Bachelorette'

"No, it's different. I don't miss it", he told Today's Al Roker. That's exactly what I want.' When people see you as one-sided, it just makes it tough. While the likes of Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee may disagree, Leno has at least one supporter: on Wednesday morning, President Trump praised the longtime host's remarks on Twitter, saying that "the one-sided hatred on these shows is incredible". "And, you know, I did it when Clinton was horny and Bush was dumb, and it was just a little easier". You know, now it's all very serious...

Despite complaining about how much politics has taken over the airwaves, Leno still managed to take a shot at President Trump while defending his late-night successors.

"Jay Leno points out that comedy (on the very boring late night shows) is totally one-sided". You can watch Leno's full interview in the video above.

He went on to say that modern late night hosts are obsessed with political news.

Trump is the low-hanging fruit for late night comedians such as Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel, and also features heavily in skits on SNL, with whom he has somewhat of an ongoing feud. "How do you get more outrageous than that?" "But now people wanna be on the news all the time".

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Trump followed up by describing late-night comedy shows as "unwatchable".

"You just have one subject, it's the same topic every night which makes it very hard. All the comics - Jimmy, Colbert, everybody else - it's tough when that's the only topic out there".

Naturally, Twitter was divided between Trump fans who mocked his unorthodox use of "we" when signing off his tweet and those who agreed that late night comedians were biased.

"Jay Leno points out that comedy (on the very boring late night shows) is totally one-sided".

The former "Tonight Show" host revealed in a new interview that he is disappointed with how politics has taken on such a prominent role in the genre he dominated for years. "It's tough when there's only one topic.'" He tagged "Fox & Friends" in the post. "But remember, WE are number one - President!"

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