Jimmy Fallon has made a donation to RAICES, the Texas-based educational and legal service for refugees and immigrants, after Donald Trump encouraged him to “be a man” over that “Tonight Show” interview.
Fallon recently spoke out about the biggest “mistake” of his career; his interview with Trump during the 2016 election.
The president then replied:
To which Fallon shared:
Fallon’s post comes after he addressed his mistake during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter’s podcast.
“It was definitely a down time,” the comedian, 43, said. “And it’s tough for morale.”
What made that time the hardest was his co-workers, who didn’t agree with this direction of the show.
“There’s 300 people that work here, and so when people are talking that bad about you and ganging up on you, in a really gang-mentality…” he said before choking up a bit. “You go, ‘Alright, we get it. I heard you. You made me feel bad. So now what? Are you happy? I’m depressed. Do you want to push me more? What do you want me to do? You want me to kill myself? What would make you happy? Get over it.'”
He added, “I’m sorry. I don’t want to make anyone angry – I never do and I never will. It’s all in the fun of the show. I made a mistake. I’m sorry if I made anyone mad. And, looking back, I would do it differently.”