Jay Leno on ‘Tonight Show’ Ouster: ‘I Was Blindsided’; Compares Jimmy Fallon to Johnny Carson (Video)

Jay Leno speaks to “60 Minutes” Steve Kroft about his previous “Tonight Show” ousting and his pending exit on Feb. 6, during a pre-taped interview airing Sunday.

The CBS news magazine program has released a teaser, where Leno compares his 2009 replacement to being dumped by a girlfriend.

“I was blindsided … [NBC executives said] ‘You’re out … ‘ and I went ‘OK,’” Leno recalled. He told Kroft that he never asked NBC why, but the news hurt him like a romantic breakup. “You know, you have a girl [who]  says, ‘I don’t want to see you anymore.’ Why? You know, she doesn’t want to see you anymore, OK?”  Read More...



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