March 22, 2012 12:03pm PT by Jordan Zakarin
Mitt Romney to Guest on 'The Tonight Show' with Jay Leno Next Tuesday
Mitt Romney will look to show off his lighter side next week.
The leading Republican presidential contender will guest on The Tonight Show on Tuesday, sitting on host Jay Leno's couch for the fourth time and first since 2010.
The host got into hot water for a joke he made about Romney's wealth back in January, when he showed a photo of the Sikh Golden Temple of Amritsar in India set to a voiceover that called it the presidential candidate's summer home. The crack earned Leno a lawsuit from a man who runs a Punjabi religious organization, who said the host exposed Sikhs to "hatred, contempt, ridicule, and obloquy."
Ron Paul appeared on Leno's show this week, while Michelle Obama visited David Letterman's Late Show. She appeared on Leno in February, while President Obama went on The Tonight Show back in February.