Versatile funnyman Jimmy Fallon is used to performing in front of live audiences, due to his time spent working as a regular cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and, currently, as the host of his own NBC late night show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
He’s also hosted numerous award shows, including the MTV Movie Awards (several times), and, most notably, the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. His seasoned experience in these fields had to play a role in him emerging as a frontrunner to host the 2013 Academy Awards ceremony, but Fallon has since shot down rumors of securing the gig.
In an interview with Matt Lauer on NBC’s Today Show (currently airing in London due to the Olympics), Fallon was very straightforward when asked about hosting the Oscars:
“No, I’m not going to do the ...
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