Jimmy Fallon had an amazing year in 2014; not only did he take over The Tonight Show and make it his own rousing success, he and wife Nancy also welcomed a sweet baby girl in December. Franny Fallon made an appearance on Jimmy’s Instagram account on Tuesday and garnered hundreds of thousands of likes and several comments, most of which focus on how adorable she is.
“Franny Fallon wishes you a happy Tuesday!” Jimmy captioned the photo.
Although Jimmy has seen quite a bit of success in his career over the past few years and rubs elbows with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, he says that becoming a dad is the most exciting thing to happen to him.
“Being a father is the most exciting, amazing thing that ever happened to me. And everything’s going well on the show. My life has never been this cool,” Fallon said.
Fallon got the chance to reunite with several of his old SNL pals over the weekend when the show celebrated its 40th anniversary with dozens of stars, and he recalled on Monday’s episode of The Tonight Show that he was watching Eddie Murphy’s reaction when he walked into the studio after so many years.
“He’s just looking around and he’s like, ‘It’s smaller than I remember it being’. It’s like going back to your high school,” Fallon said.
The talk show host, who is also a talented musician, got up on stage at the after-party and jammed with Dan Aykroyd, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, and Paul McCartney. When comedian Dave Chappelle told him that Prince was in the room, Fallon couldn’t resist trying his best to get him onstage. Fans of Chappelle’s will remember the famous bit about Eddie Murphy’s brother Charlie meeting Prince back in the ’80s, when they allegedly shared a basketball game at the musician’s home and then had pancakes.
“All of a sudden the crowd parts and there’s purple smoke and a dude floating toward the stage. It’s almost like he’s got jet-packs on his knees. His feet weren’t touching the ground. He gets onstage, he grabs his guitar, and he goes, ‘Dearly inebriated …’ ” Jimmy Fallon told the thrilled audience.
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