2014 Emmy Awards: Jimmy Fallon Tries to Steal Stephen Colbert's Emmy Award

PHOTO: TV personality Stephen Colbert, right, accepts Outstanding Variety Series for The Colbert Report from TV personality Jimmy Fallon onstage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Share
Copy

When Gwen Stefani mispronounced "The Colbert Report" in announcing Best Variety Series, Jimmy Fallon joked and, while on stage, he grabbed Colbert's Emmy and said, "She said it wrong, so means" I should have it and there is a mistake.

But Colbert let Fallon hold the award and instead of giving his own speech, he whispered the speech in Fallon's ear and the "Tonight Show" host repeated it.

Read: 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Breaking Bad's' Bryan Cranston Makes Out With 'Veep's' Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Related: 2014 Emmy Awards -- Winners List

It was hilarious. Fallon thanked Colbert's family for him, told some jokes on Colbert's behalf about anyone who wanted to work on the show to just go to IMDB and put your name in the database as some "creative" adviser, then finally got the late-night host to blurt out an obscenity.

"We want to thank Comedy Central, of course, they are great, I want to thank his wife and his children, everyone's work on the show for the last nine years," Fallon said.

Colbert was able to give a little speech about how great it was to host his show on Comedy Central for the past nine years.

"It has been a ton of fun to do the show," Colbert said. "We want to thank Jon Stewart again."

Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...