Although NBC categorically denies it, The National ENQUIRER has been told that network execs are freaking over Fallon’s getting plowed in public — and asked Jay to do a “Tonight Show” intervention!
“They want Jimmy to succeed, but they don’t want to take any more chances he’ll humiliate the network,” claimed an on-set spy.
Jay lives a sober lifestyle, noted the source, but the comic understands the stress that late-night hosts feel to be their “funny best” every night for the show.
After listening to Jay’s harrowing stories about other comic pals ruined by self-destructive lifestyles, Jimmy appreciated the advice and took it to heart.
“Jimmy respects Jay and the show’s history,” the source said. “But every day is a struggle!”