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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- tracy morgan from "billions", actress malin akerman, music from bebe rexha, featuring the 8g band with brann dailor. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening, everybody. i'm seth myers. this is "late night." how's everybody doing tonight? [ cheers ] fantastic to hear. in that case, let's get to the news. well, president trump gave his first solo press conference today and all of america quietly moved to the other end of the subway car. [ light laughter ] maybe he'll just get off at the
next stop. that's right, earlier this afternoon president trump held a press conferenc -- hostage. [ laughter ] president trump said today that despite reports of chaos, his administration is running like a fine-tuned machine. meanwhile, behind that yellow curtain. [ yelling ] famed watergate reporter carl bernstein told cnn yesterday that the trump administration is trying to cover up its ties to russia. bernstein wouldn't identify his source, but did say he goes by the name loose throat. [ light laughter ] secretary of state rex tillerson today said that russia must respect its international commitments toward ukraine and then he winked so hard he accidently swallowed his eyebrows. [ laughter and applause ]
president trump today tweeted that the, quote, "failing "new york times" must apologize for publishing leaks from his administration." but at this point if they didn't publish white house leaks, the whole paper would just be the crosswords. [ light laughter ] a new study found that men fall in love more quickly than women. with men, it can be almost instant while some women are going on 20 years. [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: according to "politico," chief of staff reince priebus arrives at the white house by 6:30 in the morning and does not leave until midnight. while the midnight to 6:30 a.m. shift is covered by eric trump. [ laughter ] your office is an oval. the makers of the boardgame monopoly have announced that they are dropping the thimble
token in favor of new pieces in the shape of emojis and hashtags. although, if you're trying to modernize monopoly, maybe start with oriental avenue. [ light laughter ] we call it asian-american avenue now. thank you. [ applause ] a bbc radio host is apologizing for saying that santa claus isn't real on a live broadcast this morning. but the damage was already done. [ audience aws ] are you sad -- you're making a noise like you're sad he found out. [ laughter ] and finally, a company in japan has created a spread that combines coffee and butter. it's called, "i can't believe i'm eating this." [ light laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a fantastic show for you tonight. here's who we got, from the new movie "fist fight," he's one of our favorites, my old friend tracy morgan is on the show tonight, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] how lucky are you?
how lucky are you? also, from the fantastic showtime show "billions", malin ackerman joins us this evening. [ cheers and applause ] fantastic actress. and we'll have music from bebe rexha, which is great. i'm so excited for you to hear that as well. now, before we get to all that, the trump administration has been royaled by chaos. and today trump doubled down on that chaos by holding a bizarre press conference full of false claims, grievances and attacks on the media. for more on this, it's time for "a closer look." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: so, our show tapes at 6:30 and usually we start writing "a closer look" the night before. by 1:00 p.m. today, we had a draft about republican attempts to repeal obamacare that we felt good about. and then donald trump held what can only be described as a bat [ bleep ] crazy press conference that rendered this script completely meaningless. so if you don't mind -- [ applause ]
bye, dead jokes. now to set the scene for this press conference, in just over three weeks trump's white house has been plagued by infighting, legal challenges, messy executive orders, the resignation of his national security advisor and now, the revelation that his aides had contacts with russia during the campaign. and if there's has been anything good in this, it's been watching trump develop techniques to avoid questions about that russian contact. here is a move called "the drift away." >> mr. president are you answering questions about your associate contact with the russians -- [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: and here's another one -- here is another one called the "pretend i don't hear you." >> any comment on the reports that there was contracted by the senior advisor --
[ inaudible ] president trump, no comment on that? >> seth: not only does trump look miserable, but check out bibi netanyahu. he has a face like, "should i go?" [ laughter ] being a world leader sitting with trump right now is like being a woman on a date with a guy and then his wife shows up screaming, "your kids want to know where you are!" [ light laughter ] i just got asked to dinner. this may come as a surprise to donald trump, but it turns out the demands of actually governing are much more strenuous than the free-for-all atmosphere of campaigning. which may be why white house events and meetings with foreign leaders, trump keeps reliving the glory days of his election victory. >> we're, you know, very honored by the victory that we had. 306 electoral college votes. we were not supposed to crack 220.
you know that, right? we won by a very, very large electoral college vote. we had a wonderful election, didn't we? we did well. the election -- it came out really well. next time we'll triple it up or quadruple it. >> that's right. >> we want to get over 51, right? >> amen. >> at least 51. >> amen. >> well, this is black history month. [ laughter ] >> seth: good segue, dude. talked about his election victory at an event for black history month. "in fact, did you guys know frederick douglas voted for me? [ laughter ] very alive. great guy." in fact, trump is so desperate for the instant gratification of cheering crowds, that this weekend he's responding to all the chaos in his government by heading back out to the campaign trail less than four weeks into his presidency. >> the president's answer to all of this? announcing overnight his first real election campaign rally scheduled for this weekend in florida. >> the white house says the president will hold a rally on saturday down in florida.
officials here are calling it a quote, "campaign event", wolf. so take note democrats, the 2020 campaign apparently has already begun. >> seth: no! no! [ light laughter ] we -- we are not ready for another campaign. people from the last campaign are still wondering around in the woods. [ laughter ] you're like somebody who wants a birthday month. your birthday is over. get to work. because if you start talking about 2020, it's only a matter of time until cnn puts up a countdown clock and i am not watching the same clock for four [ bleep ] years. [ laughter and applause ] but trump apparently couldn't wait until saturday to get in front of the cameras, because today he held the first solo press conference as president. and he used the opportunity to strike a more conciliatory tone with the media. >> the press honestly is
honestly out of control. the level of dishonesty is out of control. it's all fake news, fake news, fake news. very fake news. russia is fake news. quiet, quiet, quiet. sit down. sit down. very insulting question. wait a minute, i don't have to tell you. i don't have to tell you. i'm not going to tell you. i'm just telling you. you know, you're dishonest people. where are you from? >> bbc. >> okay, here is another beauty. donald trump rants and raves at the press -- i'm not ranting and raving. >> seth: did you hear him? he said he's not ranting and raving. but again, what president hasn't had to say i'm not ranting and raving? who can forget lincoln's tirade at gettysburg or fdr's fireside meltdowns? and of course, ronald reagan famously saying, "mr. gorbachev, if you don't tear down this [ bleep ] wall, i'm going to lose my [ bleep ]." [ laughter and applause ] of course, it was trump himself who spent the entire press conference whining about perceived grievances and slights and pushing false claims with zero basis in reality.
just to give you an idea how all over the place this press conference was, at one point trump made this bizarre claim about the drug problem. >> drugs are becoming cheaper than candy bars. [ light laughter ] >> seth: i think i know what happened here. donald, that's not the price, that's the name. trump then claims, claimed amazingly his former national security advisor michael flynn, who trump fired, did nothing wrong when he secretly discussed sanctions with the russian ambassador. in fact, trump even said that if flynn had not contacted the russian ambassador, trump would have ordered him to do it himself. >> i don't think he did anything wrong. it certainly would have been okay with me if he did it. i would have directed him to do it, if i thought he wasn't doing it. >> seth: "he did something i would have told him to do, so he had to go, clean out your desk, buddy. why are you cleaning out your desk?" [ light laughter ] finally, trump did answer some questions about russia, specifically, some questions about the provocative actions russia is taking recently, from deploying a missile in violation
of a treaty, to sending a spy ship near a naval base in connecticut. >> you mentioned the vessel, the spy vessel off the coast of the united states. >> not good. >> there was a ballistic missile test that many interpreted as violation of an agreement between the two countries -- >> not good. not good. >> and a russian plane buzzed a u.s. destroyer. >> not good. [ laughter ] >> seth: that's your answer? we're talking about russian military aggression, not a turkey sandwich at the deli. [ light laughter ] not good. very dry. not good. won't pay. send back. and then later, he casually mused about how great it would be for him politically if he attacked the russian ship. >> the greatest thing i could do is shoot that ship that's 30 miles offshore right out of the water. everyone in this country is going to say, "oh, that's so great." >> seth: nobody would say that! the only way everybody is going to say, "oh, that's so great," is if the russian hooker tape is on netflix this weekend. [ laughter and applause ]
trump -- trump then took a question from veteran journalist april ryan of "american urban radio networks," who asked if trump would be willing to meet with the congressional black caucus and trump offered this pretty racist response. >> are you going to include the congressional black caucus -- >> well, i would. i'll tell you what, do you want to set up the meeting. do you want to set up the meeting? >> no, no, no. >> are they friends of yours? >> seth: it's racist to assume all black people know each other. you don't know all orange people. hey, donald, can you set up a meeting with snookie and the lorax? [ laughter and applause ] let's talk about trees and tanning. but don't worry, trump made sure to offend multiple demographics. because when a reporter for a jewish publication asked trump about anti-semitism in the u.s., trump said this. >> he's said he's going to ask a very simple, easy question. and it's not. it's not. it's not a simple question -- not a fair question. okay. sit down. i understand the rest of your question. we did very well, relative to other people, running as a
republican. quiet, quiet, quiet. see, he lied about, he was going to get up and ask a very straight simple question so, you know, so you should take that instead of having to get up and ask a very insulting question like that. >> seth: "it's very rude to insult someone. now sit down and shut up, you liar." [ light laughter ] even when trump put aside all of his bizarre paranoia, false claims and complaints about the media and turned to actual policy, he didn't seem very comfortable. for example, trump claimed that republicans were working on a plan to repeal and replace obamacare and said this -- >> we've begun preparing to repeal and replace obamacar. >> seth: wait, there is a secret obama car? does it travel back in time like a delorean? and if so, can we fire up the flux capacitor and get that [ bleep ] up to 88 miles an hour immediately? [ cheers ] this has been "a closer look." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: we'll be right back with more "late night" everybody.
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>> seth: yeah, tracy, buddy, just let me finish up this segment, we'll do a commercial, and i'll bring you right out. >> i told you i'm not tracy morgan. [ light laughter ] look at this mustache. it's definitely not a fake, seth meyers. >> seth: no, no. you're clearly tracy morgan. >> man, i wish i was tracy morgan. with his great smile and his six pack abs, and his six pack dong. [ laughter and applause ] >> seth: six pack dong? >> he got a dong full of -- seth. >> seth: okay, right. [ laughter ] if you're not tracy morgan, then who are you? >> i'm denzel washington. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: no, you're not denzel washington. >> i'm leonardo dicaprio. [ laughter ] >> seth: you're not leonardo dicaprio. >> yeah, i'm barney frank. >> seth: you're barney frank, the former massachusetts congressman and chairman of the house financial services committee.
>> yeah, i'm barney frank. >> seth: okay, if you're barney frank, what's the most famous piece of legislation you ever passed? >> the dodd-frank financial reform bill. applaud me for knowing that. [ cheers and applause ] look, seth meyers. let's bring out tracy morgan. i promote my new movie "fist fight." and i'll be on my merry way. >> seth: wait, wait, wait. you'll promote "fist fight?" you'll promote it? >> you caught me, seth myers. you caught me on an internet web of lies. >> seth: it's okay. >> this hat and this mustache >> i'm tracy morgan. >> seth: we know. >> i won a screen actors guild award in 2009. applaud me for that. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: all right. you know what? stop applauding and wait until he comes out as a guest. we'll be back with our good friend tracy morgan, everybody. [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: our first guest tonight is a very funny comedian and actor who you know from his work on "saturday night live" and the hit nbc series "30 rock." he plays a gym teacher in the new film "fist fight", which opens in theaters tomorrow. let's take a look. >> do you really think i can win? >> let me tell you something. all it takes is one punch. >> all right. i just don't know the first thing about fighting. >> make a fist. come on, make a fist. >> okay, okay. >> are you serious? is this the 1700s? >> i don't know. i don't know how to -- >> get your fist up! protect yourself before you get punched in the head!
>> all right, like how? show me how. [ laughter ] >> is that too hard? because it felt awesome. [ laughter ] >> seth: please welcome back to the show, one of our favorites, tracy morgan, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ >> seth: hello, friend. >> i'm good. >> seth: it's always good to see you. it's always good to see you in this building. it's where we first met. we're family. we're family because of this building. >> yeah, my cousin from another mother with a different color. >> seth: there you go. [ laughter ] >> all to the good. >> seth: all to the good. and this is very exciting because this is your first film since your accident. >> yeah. >> seth: we're all so happy to have you back. have you have working. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: same old tracy. >> hey, man. i'm back for a reason, to make y'all laugh.
>> seth: that's right. [ cheers and applause ] we're lucky to have you. >> right on. >> seth: and, you know, people may forget you were in a coma and you -- when you were in that coma, you said, is this true, that you saw the light? >> yeah, but i ain't go through it because i thought it was the police. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] >> and i had warrants, you know. you can't get into heaven with priors. [ laughter ] >> seth: "fist fight" is a film about a fist fight between two teachers. >> yeah. >> seth: did you have any fistfights back in the -- >> i had some of them, but let me ask you a question. >> seth: yeah. >> if you was in high school and you heard two teachers were going to fight in the parking lot, would you be there? >> seth: oh, i'd be there. absolutely. >> yeah, i'm going. it's going down. >> seth: yeah. >> two teachers? >> seth: that would be incredibly exciting. >> awe, man, yeah. i had some fistfights but my fistfights after school were epic. i had a cut man. i had a corner man. >> seth: oh really? you had a whole crew. >> ernie fur, ernie fudge junior. joe frazier's manager was there. it was contracts disputes. a lot of stuff. a lot of promotion on hbo.
[ laughter ] for some reason the fight, doctor ernie pacheco got involved. >> seth: ernie pacheco there. >> yeah. he was involved, so, lot of stuff happened. >> seth: who did you fight? >> it wasn't the thriller in manila, it was the thriller in front of ps 59. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] >> public school 59. >> seth: and who would you fight with? who were you're fist fights with. >> well, you know, i had this one girl i liked. you know, i didn't know how to express it, so i punched her in the arm and she wound up whooping my ass. >> seth: okay. [ laughter ] >> wore me out. 'cause she had the big sunny liston hands. [ laughter ] struck that drum. she left that jam out there. she threw punches in bunches. [ laughter ] >> seth: that's a very -- >> i was overwhelmed. they came from everywhere. [ laughter ] >> seth: you play a high school -- you play a gym coach in this film. >> yeah. >> seth: did you base it on any -- >> yeah. ben wright. i loved ben wright. he was my defensive coach because i play high school football. he was the defensive coach. and ben wright was the man. he wasn't coaching, he was a preacher that drank. >> seth: oh, okay. [ laughter ] >> when he wasn't coaching.
heavy set dude. got a -- had a chipped tooth. he had a kitchen on the side of his beard. and i'd be hearing him talk like -- he spoke like al green for some reason. >> seth: what did he have on the side of his beard? >> a kitchen. the naps on the back of your neck, it was on his side. the side of his face looked like chop meat. [ laughter ] chest full of hair like chuck norris. [ light laughter ] and he had them old -- you know those gym shorts? >> seth: yeah. >> you could see his hernia balls. [ laughter ] he did, he had a hernia ball. my grandfather had them hernia balls. [ laughter ] huge hernia balls. he, one time he told my daughter, come over here and sit on grandpa lap. i said no, you ain't sitting on grandpa lap. [ laughter ] you sit your ass right here. don't you be sitting on grandpa lap. sit right here. he was fun, though, because he would personalize everything. he was -- everything was take a lap.
hit the track, take a lap. but he wouldn't just make you take a lap. he would personalize it and tell you something personal before you take it. he like, "i don't care if your uncle helped fix my transmission, take a lap." [ laughter ] >> seth: that's nice. >> your aunt robin never called me back. take a lap. [ laughter ] i don't care what the struggles you got going on in your home. take a lap. that was him. >> seth: that's nice. he gives it a personal touch. >> ben wright. that was my man. >> seth: ben wright. valentine's day, we just had one. what you do? >> what did i do for valentine's day? >> seth: yeah. >> got her pregnant, what do you think i -- >> seth: oh, you did? [ laughter ] >> yes. yes. >> seth: good, that's what it's for. >> got her pregnant. got -- pregnant. >> seth: is there any romance leading up to the impregnation? do you -- do you bring home flowers? are you a flowers and chocolates kind of guy? >> yeah -- i give her a bag of medical weed and a snickers. i did my part -- >> seth: snickers? [ laughter ] >> medical weed and snickers. that's grass and candy. [ laughter ] >> seth: we were -- [ laughter ]
do you actually go out and buy it or is it just stuff you already have? [ laughter and applause ] i want to talk -- we were talking backstage, b.e.t did a fantastic special on "new edition." it was like the history of "new edition." >> i could have been -- i'm telling you man, i got cut out. >> seth: you got cut out? >> i got cut out! one day when i was 8-years-old, me and bobby brown was standing in front of the projects in boston and i said, "yo bobby, we should start a singing group." he walked off, i never saw him again! [ laughter ] i want my money, bobby! i want my money! [ laughter ] i got cut out! [ laughter ] bell biv devoe was bell biv devoe morgan. >> seth: oh, it was. >> i got cut out! >> seth: well, bell biv devoe morgan doesn't -- >> just not right. [ laughter ] >> seth: i'm sorry, i did not realize all this stuff had happened to you, it sounds -- >> it hurts, seth. [ laughter ] >> seth: you were at the super
bowl. did you enjoy that? >> super bowl was fixed. >> seth: oh, it was? [ cheers ] >> i turn it on, it was 28-3. i turn 10 minutes later, it's 28-28. but i will tell you, that's the most amount chicken wings i ever ate. >> seth: oh, really? [ laughter ] >> and papa johns. i think their chicken wings industry is the one that fixed it. i don't know. >> seth: oh, wow. >> papa johns, if they could fix the 1930 world series, papa john. [ laughter ] >> seth: and you -- is it true you performed, robert kraft the patriots owner, you performed for his birthday? >> yeah, for his 70th birthday. he's my friend. robert kraft is my friend. and they wanted me to talk about deflategate. but i'm not going to sit there with no 70-year-old man and talk about deflated balls you know. >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] >> it's just not right. it's not right to talk about deflated balls with 70-year-olds. >> seth: you wouldn't do it around your old gym coach? >> no! no. >> seth: you are back -- you're back home at "snl." >> ain't see anybody got into this donald trump thing.
i'm not -- i never dealt with that. i'm still upset about pete rose, man. >> seth: oh. >> why pete rose ain't in it? put pete in! >> seth: so, wait, you -- are you saying you can't get upset about donald trump cause you're still upset -- >> i don't deal with politics, man. i down with the king. but i am upset about pete rose. >> seth: okay. >> charlie hustle. he belongs in. >> seth: so, do you -- [ cheers and applause ] >> he does! >> seth: do you think he bet on baseball? >> yeah, but i just think that he was ghetto with it. he called his bookie using the dugout phone. [ laughter ] everybody was mad about it. he calls his bookie using the dugout phone. >> seth: i didn't think you could dial out on dugout phones. >> yeah, you can. a lot of things you don't know seth. >> seth: i thought it went -- >> a lot of things you don't know. >> seth: i thought it just went to the bullpen and you just -- >> hey, i bet on comedy. >> seth: you bet on comedy. >> no, i don't. [ laughter ] i love comedy. >> seth: here, you and kenan, you guys played beyonce's twins. >> i would love -- yeah. [ cheers and applause ]
>> seth: did you have fun? was it fun being back? >> i wouldn't mind being one of beyonce's kids, man. >> seth: yeah. they got it -- >> jay-z is my daddy. [ laughter ] >> seth: pretty good life ahead for those guys. >> yeah, you get anything you want. jay-z your daddy. all you got to do is cry. [ crying ] he buy you a car. [ laughter ] i want a corvette. i'll buy you a corvette. jay-z. >> seth: is that what kids want these days? ♪ it's a hard knock life [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> ahh! [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: tracy, very excited about this too, you just filmed a special for netflix. we're gonna be able to see that coming up. >> may 16. >> seth: and you got -- what's the name of your tour? you "picking up the pieces" tour? >> it was, yeah, "picking up the pieces." >> seth: just wrapped that up. you wrapped that up real nicely. >> yeah, we shot the special. the special is called "staying alive." check it out. may 16.
>> seth: may 16. >> i'm a tell you what my life has been for the last two years. i will share it with you. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: can't wait to hear it. my friend, it is always just the best to see you. >> hey, can i get that drum set after you finish? [ laughter ] i love it. look good with my wall, play it in my room. the drum set. i like that bass, too. i like the bass. >> seth: all right, you can have all of it because you're family. give it up for tracy morgan, everybody. "fist fight" is in theaters tomorrow. we'll be right back with malin akerman. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ tyson any'tizers popcorn chicken
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: welcome back, everybody. our next guest is a talented actress who stars in the hit showtime series "billions", which returns for its second season this sunday. let's take a look. >> i am not leaving my kids in the care of this idiot. are you going to do it now, or do i have to call the rest of the board? >> i get in lara, but we can't do this thing, bang, bang. i need a licensed nurse on primacies' at all times. >> hey, mo, it's lara. look, i know you're working nights, but i need your help. can you come do a shift here at the horror school right now? aw, you're the best. my cousin will be here in 45 minutes. i'll cover until then. fully licensed. >> seth: please welcome to the show malin akerman, everybody. ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> seth: how are you? >> i'm good. thanks, how are you? >> seth: i'm very good. it's wonderful to see you again. obviously, i know the pronunciation of your name, malin akerman. it's swedish. >> it is swedish, yeah. >> seth: and so malin though, people have had trouble with over the years. >> oh, goodness. i -- the best one i've ever gotten -- i've gotten the whole gamut. but the best one i've ever gotten -- i worked at a bar for two years, as a bartender, and i had this one guy who used to come in. he was a regular, and it was my birthday at one point, and he gives me a card, which was very sweet of him, to even give me a card. >> seth: of course. >> and in the card it said happy birthday mullet. >> seth: mullet. >> yes. [ laughter ] he thought my name was mullet, for the whole time. >> seth: the whole time for two years. >> he must have felt so sorry for me. >> seth: he must have felt so bad. >> that's why he gave me such great tips. >> seth: there you go. so congratulations on "billions." >> thank you. >> seth: it's an incredibly successful show on showtime. and your -- you played the wife
of damian's character. >> i do. >> seth: and he is -- sort of the hedge fund billionaire. he's got a lot of jargon. there's a lot of -- you end up having a lot of the jargon, as well. >> not as much, thank god. >> seth: but do you -- have you picked up -- have you learned financial jargon? >> not a thing. >> seth: really? [ laughter ] >> nasdaq? >> seth: still don't know? [ laughter ] >> don't know what it stands for, don't really care. [ light laughter ] never gonna get involved. >> seth: so, it would be a mistake for people to think, because you're on this show, they should come to you for stock advice? >> oh, do you know how many people ask me, things about the financial world? and listen, i'm an actress. i read my lines, i make intentions and go to work. [ laughter ] >> seth: yeah. >> i -- i do not play in the stock market. play -- do you even say play? i don't know. >> seth: yeah, i don't know. that sounded good, actually -- >> sounded great, didn't it? >> seth: like oh, she knows what she's talking about. >> it's like gambling. it's gambling. >> seth: yeah. >> i do -- i can make it sound like i know what i'm talking about. but i kind of zone out at table reads, when they get into the jargon, and then i zone back in when it's time -- >> seth: that's it, because of course, it's not just about, and there's also -- it's a show about relationships, and that's -- >> yes, that's what i care most about. >> seth: there you go.
i've heard -- and is it true, that with -- it's been a hard sell for your mother? >> at first, yeah, she was -- she, she is the type of gal who likes to watch "two and a half men." >> seth: great. >> which is a great show. >> seth: of course, very enjoyable. my parents are the same. >> yep, and i -- and i thought, you know, let's give it a shot, and she -- the first episode was like, "i don't understand a thing." [ laughter ] and i just -- forced her to watch a few more, and then she got into it, and loved it and, you know, it's -- there's a little bit for everyone in this show. >> seth: there you go, that's the least a mother -- should do for her daughter. >> yeah. >> seth: i wanna -- [ laughter ] you -- so you instagramed this. we did not dig this up. you self dug this up. >> yeah, okay. >> seth: because you, did some modeling, before you were an actress. and this is abercrombie and fitch, and tell us -- tell us about this. 'cause there's a good story to this, other than the fact that -- [ laughter ] this is like right after cops pulled you over, and is like, "you guys got to put some clothes on." [ laughter ] >> after the cops pulled us over? we're that excited? >> seth: yeah, you were that excited, you're like "hey, it's another naked person." [ light laughter ]
>> yeah, that was -- >> seth: and you are selling clothes, right? >> well, that was the whole question. [ laughter ] i don't really know what we were selling. >> seth: yeah. >> i really don't know what were selling. 'cause we never -- we got to set and -- and after two -- i want say two takes, two shots -- >> seth: sure. >> they -- the clothes came off. he didn't want any clothes on us, and -- i don't know if you guys notice, but that mr. dornan who plays mr. grey? >> seth: yeah, "50 shades of grey." >> yeah, james dornan. >> seth: so, that's fantastic. >> before he was mr. grey. >> seth: there he is. >> yeah, got to see everything. >> seth: and again, if you had that -- if you're -- if you're youth was that exciting, you'd have to be mr. grey to get off. you'd be like -- [ laughter ] you'd be like, i can't do regular [ bleep ], i used to drive around naked. [ laughter ] >> totally. >> seth: i -- i can't get off, the way regular people get off. [ light laughter ] >> no, i mean, needless to say, we got to know each other very well. >> seth: there you go, yeah. >> yeah, very well. >> seth: so -- also though, like, let's not forget about this guy who wasn't in "50 shades of grey." he's like, hold on. let me -- let me just give you a little more butt cheek. that's like -- >> oh, god. [ laughter ] >> seth: he's like a seven degree rotation from full --
full crack in the lens. >> nice ass though, it's a nice butt. >> seth: it is a nice butt. everybody -- i think that was the thing about abercrombie and fitch, there were never lousy butts in the ads. >> there were never lousy butts. [ laughter ] no, he picked some good butts. >> seth: you represented canada as well, in what -- what am i about to show? >> ah, jesus. uh, you're about to show -- i did a thing when i was 17, it was like the ford super model of the world competition. >> seth: gotcha. >> where my -- yeah. i did like a -- >> seth: so you -- you had to win a lot of intern -- >> i won the canada thing. >> seth: okay. >> ford super model in canada, and then went to vegas to do the ford super model of the world thing. and as i was going down the runway, my joint collapsed in my toe. >> seth: gotcha. >> and thought -- it kind of hurt, and like five months later had to have surgery. >> seth: but this -- but this is incredible, because we're going to see the moment your joint collapsed. >> yeah. >> seth: yeah, and i would just want to credit the level of model you are because, you're ice cold. yeah. >> cut to -- >> seth: let's take a look, yeah. ♪
>> there it is. >> seth: that's it. that's where you lost the toe. i mean, you would never guess. >> and with a bite of the lip went, "ah, [ bleep ]." [ laughter ] keep going, keep going. >> seth: so multi-talented. you can walk with an injury. >> apparently, not -- >> seth: with a severe injury. >> yes. >> seth: naked in cars. you're in a band, as well. you weren't -- you're not in a band, you had a band experience. >> was. i had a band experience. when i failed as an actress, when i first came out to hollywood, and didn't get a single job in a year -- three italian guys approached me, and said "hey, you want to be a singer?" >> seth: hold on, wait. where -- [ laughter ] where are you in l.a. where that happened? >> studio city. >> seth: okay, gotcha. so you're on the street, or you're in a bar? >> no, it was through a friend -- >> seth: okay, gotcha. >> at somebody's apartment and they -- i was like, "oh, cool." what's this -- you know, it's like a studio that -- the singing booth was the closet. >> seth: okay, gotcha. >> you know, it was like really -- and i was so impressed. >> seth: yeah. >> and so i -- >> seth: so you said yes to three random italians. >> i said, absolutely.
random italians. >> seth: sure. >> sounds like a great deal. they're going to teach me how to sing. by the way, when italians -- >> seth: oh, so you didn't know how to sing? >> no, i didn't know how to sing. but i had a fantasy about being a rock star, and i like leather so -- >> seth: yeah, there you go. it all worked out. >> and so the guy said, "you know, we'll teach you how to sing" and -- by the way, if an italian tells you they're going to teach you how to sing, they just yell at you. >> seth: yeah. [ laughter ] >> just sing it. [ yelling ] >> bawling my eyes out in the closet. >> seth: so, how did -- how did this, sort of resolve itself, your time in the band? >> it didn't. we never got a deal. and i -- >> seth: oh, really? >> and i left and went back to acting, which was a better choice. >> seth: yeah, i think so. >> yeah, so but we did -- we did do like the l.a. circuit, which the viper room, the roxy, and the good thing about when you do live shows, and you do rock 'n' roll, is if you can't hit a note you scream, and if you're really out of tune, the band just plays really loud. >> seth: oh, right. >> so that they can't hear you at all. >> seth: gotcha. that can last for awhile. >> that's how good i was. >> seth: there you go, well congratulations on that. >> thank you. >> seth: and congratulations on the show, and thanks so much for being here.
>> thank you so much. >> seth: malin akerman, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] second season of "billions" premieres this sunday on showtime. we'll be right back with more "late night." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ mmmm devour, so creamy. the little sounds your crispy bacon makes drive me crazy. you naughty little... (spank) did you just spank your lunch? yeah. (spank)
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: my next guest released her highly anticipated debut album tonight and kicks off her first ever north american headlining tour on march 1st in dallas. performing "i got you", give it up for bebe rexha everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ i can see you hurtin' i've been through the same thing baby don't you worry ♪ ♪ i got you
i just wanna know you tell me all your secrets lookin' like you need it ♪ ♪ cause i got you you oh you i got you i got you cause i got you you oh you i got you i got you ♪ ♪ we can get high oh nah nah nah we can get low oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ let me be your friend baby let me in tell you no lies oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ we can get lost oh nah nah nah take it all off oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ let me be your friend baby let me in give it to me all oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ tell me what you're thinkin' always over thinkin' i just wanna love you ♪ ♪ i got you don't have to be so guarded
let's finish what we started it's all i ever wanted ♪ ♪ cause i got you you oh you i got you i got you we can get high oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ we can get low oh nah nah nah let me be your friend baby let me in ♪ ♪ tell you no lies oh nah nah nah we can get lost oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ take it all off oh nah nah nah let me be your friend baby let me in ♪ ♪ give it to me all oh nah nah nah 'cause i got you you oh you i got you i got you ♪ ♪ i'd do the time for you tell a lie for you yeah baby that's what i'd do i'd walk the line for you ♪ ♪ take a shot for you yeah baby that's what i'd do 'cause i got you it's true ♪
♪ i'd die for you i'd die for you i got you ♪ ♪ we can get high oh nah nah nah we can get low oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ let me be your friend baby let me in tell you no lies oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ we can get lost oh nah nah nah take it all off oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ let me be your friend baby let me in give it to me all oh nah nah nah ♪ ♪ cause i got you you oh you i got you i got you cause i got you you oh you ♪ ♪ i got you i got you i got you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: bebe rexha, everybody! debut album "all your fault: pt 1," is out now. we'll be right back. [ cheers and applause ]
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