Jimmy Fallon’s heated exchange with Amy Poehler resurfaces amid toxic workplace allegations


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A tense exchange between former ‘Saturday Night Live’ co-stars Amy Poehler and Jimmy Fallon has gone viral after the late-night present host was accused of making a toxic work surroundings for his workers.

The passionate interplay, which was published on X (formerly Twitter)was initially lined in Tina Fey’s 2013 autobiography “Bossypants” and depicted Fallon, 48, yelling at Poehler, 51, throughout a desk learn for the NBC selection present.


“Amy Poehler was new to SNL and we were all crammed into the seventeenth floor writers room waiting for the Wednesday night reading to start,” Fey wrote. “Amy was in the midst of such nonsense with Seth Meyers throughout the desk, and she or he did one thing vulgar as a joke. I am unable to keep in mind precisely what it was, besides it was soiled, noisy and “undistinguished”.


“Jimmy Fallon turned to her and, in a falsely delicate voice, said, ‘Stop it!’ That’s not cute! I don’t like it,” the passage continued. “Amy dropped what she was doing, her eyes went black for a second and turned again to him. do not care in the event you prefer it.’

According to the “Mean Girls” author, the incident stunned Fallon as Poehler began joking round with Meyers, 49, once more.

“Amy made it clear she wasn’t here to be cute,” Fey wrote. “She wasn’t there to play wives and girlfriends within the boy scenes. She was there to do what she needed to do and she or he did not care in the event you appreciated her.

The Post has reached out to Poehler and Fallon for remark.

The revelation that Fey ‘died for his rights’ – as The New Yorker Archives editor Erin Overbey dubbed him – comes days after Rolling Stone publication an article claiming that a number of employees members had suicidal ideas attributable to Fallon’s erratic conduct.

“Everyone was walking on eggshells, especially the showrunners,” remembers a former worker. “You by no means knew which Jimmy we have been going to get and when he was going to throw a match. Look what number of showrunners went so quick. We know they did not final lengthy.

An worker additionally recalled a 2017 incident during which Fallon allegedly crossed out jokes on a chunk of paper he was holding after which regarded confused.

“He didn’t remember crossing it out himself,” the worker mentioned. “I used to be like, ‘Oh my God, he (appears) drunk.’ He would not know what he is doing.

“Mentally, I was at the lowest point of my life. I didn’t want to live anymore. I thought about killing myself all the time,” mentioned a former worker.

The Post beforehand reported that Fallon’s ingesting and partying obtained “out of control” in 2015, with a bartender who served him commenting, “It’s a disaster.”

“No one told Jimmy, ‘No,’” a staffer advised the outlet.

Several employees members additionally advised the outlet that Fallon usually belittles crew and workers over minor slip-ups.

“It was like Jimmy was in a bad mood, everyone’s day was ruined,” a employees member revealed. “People weren’t joking within the workplace and simply sitting there speaking to one another. It was type of such as you’re specializing in every part you could do as a result of Jimmy’s in a nasty temper, and if he sees that, he would possibly fly away.

Fallon later apologized to his staff members in a Zoom assembly in response to the Rolling Stone expose.

“It’s embarrassing and I feel so bad,” Fallon reportedly mentioned final week. “Sorry if I embarrassed you, your family and friends…I feel so bad I can’t even tell you.”

Despite the allegations, a number of of Fallon’s buddies, together with comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld, defended the TV host.

“It’s so stupid. I remember that moment very well,” the ‘Seinfeld’ star mentioned in a ready assertion. “I teased Jimmy a few mistake, and all of us had a superb snicker that Jimmy hardly ever will get sidelined. It wasn’t uncomfortable in any respect. Jimmy and I nonetheless reminisce about it every so often and snicker. Stupid distortion of occasions.


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