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Jay Leno Steps In To Sober Up Boozy Fallon

Jimmy gets a serious talk about staying funny!

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Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno is stepping in to ensure Jimmy Fallon doesn’t tarnish the TV institution’s legacy with his embarrassing booze-fueled antics!

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.

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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!”