These Are Some Of The Times Late Night Hosts Got A Bit Too Personal
These are the times that late night hosts opened themselves up for the world to see. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Times Late Night Hosts Got Personal.
For this list, we’ll be taking a look at the moments when a late night host showed a more personal side during their television shows. These instances can involve personal stories or strong emotions toward an issue from any point in television history. Get ready for the feels.
We start with the time Craig Ferguson discussed his sobriety. During a monologue, he began talking about the then troubled Britney Spears. The audience expected some low-grade hanging fruit, but then he took a turn. After talking about Britney’s entering rehab, he told his own story of alcohol addiction and his subsequent 15 years of sobriety. He did throw in some self-deprecating humor in his speech though.
Number 9 is when John Oliver spoke about vaccinating his son. Oliver is known for his humorous, yet deep dives into important topics. He isn’t shy about using his own experiences to make his point. One such great example was his piece about vaccinations. After an almost 30-minute segment about the issue of getting your children vaccinated, Oliver showed a picture of himself with his 19-month-old son. Despite being born prematurely, he said that he went ahead with the boy’s vaccination schedule and he encouraged others to do the same.
Number 8 is an even more touching topic. Jimmy Fallon’s “The Tonight Show” is known for being fun and lighthearted, Fallon manages to give his audience something different and entertaining. That is why it was noticeable when he took a more serious tone and spoke about his mother’s passing. The usually bright and animated host spoke how his mom was his greatest audience and during a detailing of a special memory, he got on the brink of tears.
Keep watching for more heartwarming moments when other late night hosts got a bit more intimate with their audience.