Jay Leno's Final 'Tonight Show': Hollywood Bids Farewell
Stars took to Twitter to wave goodbye to the late-night host: Justin Timberlake asked for a car, Josh Groban gave thanks and Bette Midler tweeted her tears.
While Jay Leno was bid farewell in person by Billy Crystal, Garth Brooks, Jack Black, Kim Kardashian, Chris Paul, Sheryl Crow, Jim Parsons, Carol Burnett and Oprah Winfrey, the rest of Hollywood took to Twitter to wave goodbye to the Tonight Show host.
Many thanked the late-night comic for the laughs and career support throughout the years, while Justin Timberlake jokingly asked for a car and Bette Midler tweeted her tears.
Meanwhile, producer Mike Royce commandeered Comedy Central show @midnight's hashtag for the evening to quip that The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Starring Jay Leno would be a bad aftershow idea.
See what the stars tweeted about Leno below.
Much love to the one and only @jayleno. Thank you for all the laughs and great times! Also... Can I have a car? No? Ok, cool.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) February 7, 2014
Tonight,@jayleno's last show a pip, I'm sure. Funny how a funny man can work his way into your heart and stay there forever. Ciao.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) February 6, 2014
I cried. Goodbye.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) February 7, 2014
— Mike Royce (@MikeRoyce) February 7, 2014
Jay Leno started the Tonight Show the same year I started doing standup. His emotional fair well brought tears out of my eyes. #ThanksJay
— DC (@DaneCook) February 7, 2014
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) February 7, 2014
— FLOTUS (@FLOTUS) February 6, 2014
Thanks @jayleno for being supportive of me and my tunes from day one!! Has always been a pleasure to be on your Tonight.
— josh groban (@joshgroban) February 7, 2014
Just wanna say thank you for always being the sweetest and having me on your show these past 4 years! Great times! Big fan @jayleno
— Nicole Polizzi (@snooki) February 7, 2014
Fare thee well Jay Leno U are going out on top...TOP we will miss you on the Tonight Show, whoever thought being number 1 wasn't good enough
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) February 6, 2014
Busy night. Dinner in NYC with friends. Now rushing home to watch jay Leno's last night. I did a short tape for jay to say. Goodby
— Martha Stewart (@MarthaStewart) February 7, 2014
Three cheers for Jay Leno. What a gentleman. Proud to know him.
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) February 7, 2014