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t. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- harry connick, jr., michael phelps,
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and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 525! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh! that's what i'm talkin' about right there. thank you very much. [ cheers and applause ] i love the energy. great, great new york city crowd. welcome, everybody. welcome to "the tonight show." this is it. [ cheers and applause ] you made it. you're here. thank you very much, everybody. i'm your host, jimmy fallon. you guys, we have the greatest olympic swimmer of all time,
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tonight! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] he may be running a little late because there was some traffic in the hudson river. [ laughter ] but besides that -- [ light laughter ] let's get to some news here. donald trump gave a big speech on immigration last night. and during the speech, he said that mexico is 100% going to pay for his, quote, "beautiful border wall." [ light laughter ] mexicans were like, "wait, you never said it was going to be beautiful. who do we write the check out to?" trump actually went into much more detail describing the wall, and i gotta say it sounds pretty impressive. check it out. >> on day one, we will begin working on an impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border wall. including above and below ground sensors -- that's the tunnels. re
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>> jimmy: "below and above and on top of the wall, another wall. [ laughter ] twice as tall! super tall wall! [ applause ] you never seen a wall this tall. ask paul, he's holding a ball." and rudy giuliani spoke at donald trump's rally last night after he got back from mexico and debuted a new campaign hat. this is real. we did not make this up. it reads, "make mexico great again also." [ laughter ] >> steve: also. >> jimmy: yeah, also. well, they didn't stop -- [ laughter ] they didn't stop there. that's a real hat. >> steve: really? >> jimmy: they didn't stop there. they also debuted another hat that says, "oh, yeah, i guess we better make canada great again, too, while we're at it in addition to the united states and mexico." [ cheers and applause ] then they released yet another one which reads, "oh, and japan n
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so just to recap -- let's make america great again, then also mexico, canada as well if there's time, and japan can stay the same." [ laughter and applause ] then they released one final hat, which read, "oh, crap, i totally forgot about england. they just did the whole brexit thing. ugh. all right, so here we go, from the top. let's make mexico, england, and america great again. canada if there's time. japan, same. got it? great. thanks for reading this hat." [ cheers and applause ] "it's a tall hat. the tallest hat. it's a wall hat." [ light laughter ] some news out of europe. there were reports that a frost in france's champagne region could cause a worldwide champagne shortage. [ audience oohs ] so if you're worried about a a champagne shortage, congratulations on having an otherwise pretty great life. [ laughter and applause ] i can't even watch the news.
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a jetblue flight took off from florida to cuba this week, marking the first commercial flight to cuba since 1961. [ scattered cheers ] people said that they couldn't believe the third world conditions, but then they got off the jetblue plane and were, like, "finally, we're in cuba." [ laughter ] "give me champagne. blue chips? no thanks." did you guys see this? tom brady got a new haircut. [ cheers ] apparently, people online are making fun of it for looking like it's from the '90s. i don't know. take a look. this is real. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] like j.t.t. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: i don't think it's that bad. well, a lot of other nfl quarterbacks are chiming in on his new look. for example, drew brees from the saints said, "seems like a a totally normal haircut to me." [ laughter and applause ] aaron rodgers from the packers said, "i don't know what the big deal is, he looks great." [ laughter ] and finally, russell wilson from the seahawks said, "i mean, maybe it's a little dated, but i still lik."
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[ laughter and applause ] they got his back. and finally, a pretty big scandal here. a sperm donor in georgia, who has fathered 36 children, recently admitted to lying on his application about his high iq. after hearing this story, ryan lochte said, "dad?" [ laughter ] we have a great show. give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very much. guys, it's been a great week so far. there's more ahead. tomorrow night meg ryan will be here. [ cheers and applause ] that should be fun. love meg ryan. we're gonna play a game of "pictionary." so that should be cool. plus we have nick kroll and john mulaney, who are super funny. [ cheers and applause ] they're gonna be on broadway.
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and i love magic. this guy is unbelievable. magician dan white will be joining us. >> steve: oh! >> jimmy: it's going to be great. [ cheers and applause ] he's great. tonight, we have a fun, fun show. we love it when he stops by. his brand new daytime show, "harry", premiers september 12th. harry connick, jr. is here tonight! [ cheers and applause ] funny dude, talented dude, nice guy. >> steve: nice guy. >> jimmy: plus, this guy is unbelievable. the greatest olympian of all time. michael phelps is dropping in. [ cheers and applause ] michael's going to tell us about his record-breaking performance in rio, and then he and i are going to square off in a game of egg russian roulette. so you don't want to miss that. it's gonna be a good one. and we have great music. zara larsson is here, you guys. >> steve: yeah! >> jimmy: she's fantastic. [ cheers and applause ] "lush life." you want to hear a taste of zara? >> steve: bust it. >> jimmy: here you go. i'm gonna bust it out. ♪ i live my day
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live my day as if there was no past ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer doin' it the way i wanna ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: elliptical machine. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: elliptical machine. ♪ fantastic. zara larsson. love her. [ cheers and applause ] she's great. guys, it is time for "tonight show" hashtags. here we go! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hashtags hashtags ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: you guys are on twitter, right? you guys on twitter? [ cheers and applause ] well, we use twitter on our show every single week. so if you watch our show and you want to play along, we do this thing every wednesday where i will send out a hashtag and we ask you guys to tweet out things based on that topic. so, since the college school year is starting and students are moving in with their new roommates, i went on twitter and sent out a hashtag called "my roommate is weird." [ light laughter ] i asked you guys to tweet out something funny, weird, or embarras a
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we got thousands of tweets. within 30 minutes, it was a a trending topic in the u.s., so thank you. [ cheers and applause ] i had some weird roommates. did you have weird roommates? >> steve: my brothers. >> jimmy: yeah. they are weird, yeah, yeah. no, i love your brothers. i just thought i'd share some of my favorite "my roommate is weird" tweets that i liked for you guys. here we go. first one from @nickstratmann. he says, "my college roommate would snapchat pics of me every morning with the caption, 'the sweet prince sleeps.'" [ laughter and applause ] that's creepy. my roommate is creepy. this one is from @trevorbotting. he says, "roommate said to call him radar, 'cause 'it's what everyone calls me.' met many of his friends, never heard any of them call him that." [ laughter and applause ] you know radar? >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: how long have you known radar? >> steve: who? who's radar? >> jimmy: you talking about kevin? >> steve: i've known kevin all my life. >> jimmy: hey, how you doing man? >> steve: how's it going?
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you mean -- who? radar? do you know radar? >> jimmy: i never heard -- is that a dog? >> steve: no, that's what kevin calls himself. >> jimmy: kevin calls himself radar? >> steve: yeah. that's what all of his friends call him. they call him radar. >> jimmy: why do they call him that? >> steve: i don't know, that's what kevin told me. he said, "hey, you know what? you should call me the name that every one of my friends call me, and that name is radar. which is a palindrome. spelled the same backwards and forwards." [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: can i ask you a weird question? >> steve: sure. >> jimmy: do you every think -- realize that we have the same voice, a similar voice? [ laughter ] >> steve: wait a second, radar? >> jimmy: radar! [ applause ] hey, buddy. this next one is from @timdrake. he says, "i found a baggy of cheese cubes in the shower. when i asked my roommate about it, he said, 'oh, it's just my shower cheese.'" [ laughter ] >> steve: oh, that's the bathroom cheese? >> jimmy: gross. it's just my shower cheese. ew.
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>> steve: my foot cleaning cheese. >> jimmy: ew. gosh. this one's from @billyparchman. he says, "my college roommate decided to hang upside down from the bunk bed. when i came in he said, 'i'm batman' and the rail broke." [ laughter and applause ] this one's from @aubreyelizabeth. she says, "i had a roommate who used to sketch her boyfriend in his boxers while he posed on my bed." [ audience groans ] >> steve: at least he was in his boxers. >> jimmy: he wore the boxers on his head. >> steve: have you seen my shower cheese? >> jimmy: what's that? [ laughter ] this last one here. we have @yetwelive. he says, "i had a roommate who always ate cereal in the morning sitting on the toilet. lid down, just using it as a a chair." [ laughter and applause ] there you go. those are "tonight show" hashtags. to check out more of our favorites, go to tonightshow.com/hashtags. stick around. we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ >> jimmy: hey, guys. i want to tell you about this cool thing mastercard is doing called masterpass. masterpass is a simple, secure way to pay online, in app, or in the store from your bank. just enter your card and shipping info once and you're done. no more filling out forms at checkouts. all you have to do is masterpass it and get on with your day. super easy to pay for a meal, purchase items online, or even get your concert tickets. don't just buy it, masterpass it. [ cheers and applause ] we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show", everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our first guest is a a talented actor as well as a a multiple grammy award winning musician who is hosting a new syndicated daytime show called "harry" which premiers september 12th. he's my favorite. check your local listings. please welcome harry connick jr.! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> jimmy: harry connick jr. >> thank you. >> jimmy: looking good, buddy. >> thanks man the guys sound great. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, thank you. yeah the roots, can't beat the roots. yeah they sound fantastic. >> no y'all sound --you sound amazing, you're lucky to have those guys. >> jimmy: i, i know. >> yeah pretty, pretty great i was fascinated with that shower cheese. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. i left these -- i left it back there for you in the dressing room. >> i actually coincidentally brought you something. >> jimmy: you did? >> this isn't shower cheese. this, this is bath cheese. >> jimmy: that's so nice. >> yeah. >> jimmy: thank you so much. >> i had that in my bath that i took before the show. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you are so thoughtful, and i don't know what to say. i'm going, i'm going to put it over here. >> that's fine. >> jimmy: thank you so much. [ laughter ] i really appreciate that. wait. i got a lot to talk to you about. >> okay. >> jimmy: this is a giant thing. you have a new daytime s
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it's called "harry." >> yes. >> jimmy: this is september 12th it premiers. are you nervous? are you excited? >> i'm so excited i can't even stand it. i've never really been the nervous type, you know. >> jimmy: right. >> and i performed for years and years and years and i was -- >> jimmy: you're like a cool customer. >> well, i feel like very comfortable in front of people, just like you do, just like the roots do. just like most people who are in our business. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and nbc universal was kind enough to let me take a chance on doing a show. which we think is a little bit different than some of the other things on in daytime. i have my own band with me. how many are y'all? ten? ten guys? yeah, we have ten guys too, and it's a band i travel with and tour with. so we can play music at any time. it's very spontaneous. justin and eric stangel, who you know. >> jimmy: the stangel brothers come -- letterman. i've known them for years. >> yeah, they are incredible. they are our executive producers. >> jimmy: ah. >> so we're having fun and it's on -- sold in 100 percent of the country. >> jimmy: i mean that's giant. that's a big deal. super fun. >> we're so fired up. >> jimmy: i think you know my -- that we have a guy -- oh, yeah sure, we can clap for that. [ chrs
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our lighting director designer what's phil's occupation? what is? he's just here. phil, he does all the lights for "saturday night live," phil hymes he's a legend, he's the greatest guy. and he's the best. he saw your pilot, and he -- >> he did the lighting for it. >> jimmy: oh, he did the lighting? >> yup. >> jimmy: and all he did was talk to he goes, "this guy, harry, is unbelievable." >> this guy. >> jimmy: he is so -- and i go, harry? and he goes "he's got a show, he's great" i go harry who? i don't know who you're talking -- i'm like harry styles? i don't know what he's talking about. he's like "no, he plays piano. he plays --" yeah, he's getting mad at me. he's like he plays piano. he goes "he's so quick. he's got it. i know it i've seen it. i've been around for so long. this guy's got it." so you got the thumb's up from phil. >> you asked me before if i ever got nervous, so, when i saw that this man was doing the lighting for my pilot. you know the pilot is, they shoot that, and they try to use that to sell the show around the country. and i wanted to be, you know, having a good time like any time, and this guy, let's just say that he's very -- he's a a serious guy.
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for, like, the hip parade in 1943 i think. like at -- >> jimmy: oh, no. have you ever seen his did you see his nbc id? >> oh, yeah, it's like a a scroll. >> jimmy: yes, it's a scroll. yeah, exactly. [ laughter ] no but it's -- [ talking over each other ] >> he's been, he's been around for a while. >> jimmy: it's unbelievable. he's been at nbc over 50 years. >> but he's you know, he's serious, and when a guy like that pays you a compliment, no matter how sort of roundabout it is -- >> jimmy: yep. >> you really, really take it to heart. he came up to me afterwards and he said something, like, "i didn't know much about you before you came today, but i tell ya what, that was, that was pretty good." [ laughter ] and i'm like he loves me! >> jimmy: he doesn't mess around. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and what is the set like? what does it look like? what like -- >> so the set is -- i think it's the coolest that i've seen. your set is pretty darn cool, by the way. >> jimmy: thank you, yeah. >> but this set is really cool. it's the biggest set i think in manhattan. we have a lot of space to, to run around and play music and do all kinds of stuff. the show is very, very spontaneous. we don't plan much at all, but -- oh, you have a pictu
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>> jimmy: i have an exclusive photo. >> oh cool. i hope y'all like it. you've got to tell us what you think. >> jimmy: i think it's gorgeous. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. and no -- >> jimmy: look at that. >> yeah. you can turn those into anything. and that's where i talk to the guest. and we can do all kinds of stuff like cooking over there, and the band is over here. >> jimmy: yeah i saw you did parade magazine, which i love that, love that parade. >> oh yeah. >> jimmy: i read it all the time, i can't -- i just flip through it, and i saw you barbecuing on it. and i go oh he's probably going to do cooking stuff. are you a barbecue guy? >> i love to barbecue. you barbecue too, right? >> jimmy: i just got a a unbelievable grill, it's like insane, but like it's called a a kalamazoo. >> i know it well. that's an expensive grill. kalamazoo makes some serious, serious grills. >> jimmy: some of them are too serious for me. >> the thing about -- the more money you spend -- >> jimmy: i make like, burgers and hot dogs. >> i mean, that's awesome on a a regular, you know, normal, like, weber grill. >> jimmy: yeah. >> the thing about those expensive grills is i think the maintenance is a little bit more too, right? >> jimmy: yeah. it's a gas grill, right?
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that's good i got that. but then it has drawer in the top and i can put charcoal in the drawer or i think, like, sticks? >> yeah, sure. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: put some sticks in there. >> that's some real smoking terminology, though. sticks. >> jimmy: sticks. >> but see i don't really cook as much grill stuff like hot dogs and hamburgers. i like to slow cook meat. so i have a smoker that was made down in humble, texas by this company called pit maker. and you know i'll take a big giant brisket, 16-17 pounds and cook it all day. >> jimmy: really? >> like 8 hours yeah and -- >> jimmy: in a smoker? >> and i'll smoke it all day long. >> jimmy: you know how to do it? >> i do. i love it. i love it. >> jimmy: you and snoop dogg. >> yeah. >> jimmy: smoking all day long. >> absolutely. >> jimmy: he should have his own line of smokers. >> that's a good idea. for sure. but the initial cost of his is a lot less, but cumulatively it probably adds up to a lot more than my smoker. >> jimmy: i just bake my meat now. [ laughter ] i wonder if you can do that? like you just cut off a really small piece of brisket? i'm not going to experiment
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so when we see the show, when we tune in, what do we get to see? are you coming out and tell jokes? are you going to just interview celebrities or? >> i tell a lot of stories about things, you know, that happened to me or things that i've experienced. and then we have celebrities. like, our first week, we have sandra bullock, and renee zelleweger. >> jimmy: oh, come on. >> terrence howard, and russell crowe we have some really great guests. and then the cool thing is, because i'm the guy who writes the music for the show, we can just play music at any time. >> jimmy: you wrote the bumpers. they're called bumpers. >> yeah, the bumpers are what like when you -- the studio audience is lucky, because you get to hear the whole song, but the people at home don't get to hear it. but it's just the music that leads you into the commercial and then out of the commercial. so i'm the guy who writes all that stuff. >> jimmy: you know quest, you wrote all those bumpers right, when we first started. >> questlove: we all did. >> jimmy: you all did yeah. you took most of the credit, though. [ laughter ] >> questlove: thanks, jimmy. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: the important thing is, the important thing is there will be music. so i will -- >> ton m
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>> jimmy: well because i see -- >> man on the street stuff, and you know jimmy what we're doing, too, we're celebrating a a lot of everyday folks. when i go across the country and i tour, i meet these amazing people. like, we have a section called a segment called "harry's leading ladies," and it's really fun because these are amazing women that you may not know if you're not in their community. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and we get to celebrate them and, you know -- it's really fun. >> jimmy: i can't -- >> it's really cool. >> jimmy: i can't wait for this thing. i'm excited for it. i was thinking about you i go every time time we have you here, we ask you to like play something, we have big a grand piano, something like that, and i was just wondering maybe if you ever wanted to play anything on like a tiny keyboard? because that's -- >> wow. >> jimmy: i've never seen you do that. and i don't even know what this thing sounds like. i don't even know how to turn it on, to be honest i think it might be on. yeah. wow. ♪ >> there's not a lot of room here. >> jimmy: no, but that's exciting. this is exciting, for you. ♪ ♪ >> not a lot of room, but i'm having fun.
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[ applause ] ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: harry connick jr., everybody! the new daytime show, "harry" premiers september 12th, check your local listings! we'll be right back with olympic gold medalist, michael phelps! stick around. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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the labor day sale is on now, at havertys. life looks good. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we are joined right now by the most decorated athlete in the history of the olympics. [ cheers and applause ] he just dominated his fifth summer games, and retires at age 31 with 23 gold me f
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the united states of america. everyone please welcome, the best to ever do it, michael phelps! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: michael phelps! oh, my gosh. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> jimmy: congratulations. >> thank you. this is awesome. >> jimmy: thank you for coming back. thank you for coming to see us. thank you for -- [ cheers ] does it feel good, does it feel good to come back home and hear how nuts we all went for you? >> honestly, it's just like --
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>> jimmy: you know, we went nuts for you. >> the support that we've seen and felt over the last couple of weeks has been insane. and i can't thank y'all who have supported me through everything. [ cheers and applause ] it's amazing. it's absolutely incredible. and i don't know if it's like -- >> jimmy: do you feel this feeling when you're in the pool, when you're in the pool, and you're in rio and you go like, "there's like, a country rooting for me right now." [ laughter ] of crazy people that are just sending you the best vibes, like, "you gotta do it, michael come on!" [ light laughter ] >> well, like, for me, like, as a kid i always wanted to wear the stars and stripes, and i wanted to represent our country on international territory, and -- [ cheers ] you know, for that, i knew i had to be top two in the country. so i was like, "all right, well, this could be a tough journey, but we'll get there." and -- >> jimmy: where were you at that time in your head? >> i was 11. >> jimmy: 11. [ laughter ] and where were you living? >> baltimore. >> jimmy: yeah. [ cheers ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: and did you have a a swimming pool in the back yard?
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>> no, no. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you didn't have a a pool? >> no, no, no. we had a, we had a pool that i grew up in, in mount washington right down the street from where i lived. and that's, that's kind of where i swam for, i don't know, 15 years of my life. >> jimmy: yeah, here's this 14-year-old michael phelps. >> oh, my gosh, that's -- [ laughter ] ooh. >> jimmy: look at that little guy. [ applause ] >> some not flattering photos. >> jimmy: that's it. oh, man. you gotta go back. you gotta go, he became this. >> no. >> jimmy: look at this guy. [ cheers and applause ] >> i'm not going back. no way. i'm done. >> jimmy: i was rooting for you. i was going crazy for you. i loved it, and then, and then came -- >> oh, here it comes, yep. the infamous question. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: the face? >> the stare? yeah. >> jimmy: the face. [ light laughter ] you, i mean -- >> the worst, no, the worst is, the worst is i was sitting in the ready room, and i remember, like, i always notice two cameras in the upper right hand corner right before we walked out. and i'm like, sitting there, like, spitting water, like, "what is going on?
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a face, i was like, "yep. that's on camera." [ laughter ] like yep. >> jimmy: that's gonna be everywhere. >> yeah, someone will pick that one up tomorrow. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: but i mean, you were just, into something, and you're making the maddest face. and oh, my gosh. in fact, let me just see if you know -- [ laughter ] [ applause ] that dude. that dude. >> yeah, i was. >> jimmy: i mean, behind you, how could you even, i can't even do this interview, i'm so freaked out about this dude behind me. [ laughter ] that not only is he gonna beat me swimming, he's going to murder me as well. [ laughter ] but then you got out there, and you came out, and you're like, "yeah, what's up? yeah, yeah." and you, you flopped a couple arm flops. >> gimme the back slap. you got it? you got it in you? >> jimmy: no, you do this back slap thing. i loved it! it was like -- [ cheers ] but you, it was awesome. i was like, it's like your arm's like ten feet long. [ laughter ] like fantastic four. r
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it was like 3d. everyone's getting slapped by your hand. [ laughter ] it was the -- but why do you do it? just to warm -- >> i literally have done it since i was 11-years-old. >> jimmy: describe rio for me. describe brazil. because you said nice things about them when you were leaving. >> yeah. >> jimmy: how was your experience, cause i think, this is your fifth olympics? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: so, you had five olympics to go to, i feel like every olympics before people go in they go, "so not ready. oh, i don't know if i'm gonna do it, man." >> every year there's something that like, everyone writes about and like talks about before you get there. i mean, i thought it was great. the people were awesome, they did the best they could. and you know, it was uh, i mean i thought it was great. like the people were so supportive of all of us. they were excited in the stands. they were excited in the village. >> jimmy: like when you walked down the streets, cause you had the olympic village, right? >> mm-hmm. >> jimmy: and then you just walk around in your usa sweats? >> yeah, we uh, i would eat at the dining hall once a day, in the afternoon. that was my lunch everyday. >> jiman
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usa? >> we have like, we also say like, a designated section that we sit in. >> jimmy: you sat at the cool table. >> we all, yeah we all picked the cool table to go to. so were like, the swimmers always eat together. so we kind of pick a table rate when we walk in. but, it's kind of a mad house in there. >> jimmy: but when walk down the streets, are people there routing for you? 'cause they know who you are, i mean, even if you're wearing the hoodie. now you can't even do that. >> now everyone knows that. >> jimmy: everyone knows that, that's your secret disguise. [ laughter ] that guy can't walk around at all. but, did you go out to eat? or did you just focus on? >> no, i mean, as soon as i got done swimming, i checked into the hotel with my family and left like a day later. two days later. >> jimmy: that was it, yeah. 'cause other people chose other things to do. [ laughter ] and uh, you didn't do that. [ cheers and applause ] they didn't cc you? they didn't cc you on the invite clearly. >> i didn't get the memo. >> jimmy: you didn't get the memo. you could've let them know where the baom
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but the uh, when you talk to ry-ry let him know that were always available. he can come talk to me whenever he wants. >> okay, okay. >> jimmy: i want to hear the whole scoop. and tell him that he's welcome to come here, 'cause i'd love to hear the full scoop of that. cause i want to hear the story. i got to say, my big story that i took, cause when you said, "that's it, this is my last olympics." and i go, you were choked up, i was choked up, the world was too. 'cause we were just watching it like, "wait what? no there's many more weaties boxes to be had." i mean there's many more, covers of magazines. and then you go, and then uh, i saw your beautiful wife and your beautiful baby. >> yeah. >> jimmy: look at this, baby boom. >> i mean, he's awesome. [ applause ] >> jimmy: i mean, that's, i go maybe i get it then i guess. i don't know. >> yeah, you know for me, after 2012 like, i took about a year and a half off, and i realized i still had it, and i wanted to
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and i was doing it for me, and that's it. and i wanted to kind of put the cherry on top of the cake, and finish how i wanted to. cause i never want to have that like, 20 years down the road, i say, "what if?" >> jimmy: yeah. >> and coming back how i did, going through the ups and downs that i had through the come back, there's no better way to cap off a 24 year career. and you know, being able to have boomer and nicole in the stands. >> jimmy: i love boomer. why'd you name him boomer? >> honestly. >> jimmy: boomer esiason. >> no. we heard the name, and we didn't want like, a normal name. i brought it up to nicole and she was like ah, it sounds kind of cool. >> jimmy: boomer. >> boomer, yeah. >> jimmy: you didn't have a a second option? >> boomer, like boom boom. [ laughter ] we had no second option. so once we picked that, we were like -- >> jimmy: you're a cool kid, yeah, there goes boomer. it's a cool kid. >> i mean, he's definitely going to be the cool kid. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. >> i mean, he went from 5,000 followers, i run his account. i run it.
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i do all the posting. nicole takes a lot of the photos when were not always together, and she sends them over, and i post them. but its like, i mean he went from 5,000 followers in like late june to, i think i just looked, he has like 660,000 followers. [ laughter ] it's insane. boomer's like, the most followed baby in the world. [ laughter ] 16 weeks. >> jimmy: he's running. he's running facebook now. which is great. no, i jumped in the photo, cause i had to grab him, i had to smell his little head. >> i know, there's nothing better than a baby smell. it's incredible. >> jimmy: baby head, aw, he's so cute. oh my god, he's a cute baby. he's gotta be psyched. and now you guys, of what i've heard, but i don't even know if the rumors are true, but are you going to phoenix, no scottsdale, arizona? >> we live in arizona, yeah. >> jimmy: so you're going to go to arizona, is that, you're going to kind of retire, because you're 31-years-old. but you're going to go to there, and just do what? golf? [ laughter ] >> so, that would be a nice life right? >> jimmy: yeah. >> so, i am volunteering a a little bit when i can at asu
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for the swim team. just helping out, traveling a a little bit here and there. um, golfing, we're getting married at the end of the year. [ cheers and applause ] a very busy year. >> jimmy: i mean that's a lot of stuff. >> but we're excited and pumped, and the little man gets to travel everywhere with us so it's pretty awesome. >> jimmy: uh, the michaelphelpsfoundation.org. do you want to tell us a little bit about that? >> one thing for me is, is like, there's an important thing that we all need to learn is water safety, but also, teaching kids to live healthy and active life styles. drowning for children under the age of 14 is the second highest cause of death and that needs to change. and i think we're almost in, i think about ten states before we get to every single state where we have a swim program in each state. um, working internationally with special olympics, boys and girls club, and this is something i'm passionate about, because swimming's been a part of my life for so long. i'm out of the pool, competitively, but i'm still helping. and this is something that needs to change, and we are going to do it day by day. [ cheers and applause ] water saty
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>> jimmy: teach them how to swim. like the only reason i ever got in the water was, my mom just wanted me to learn how to swim. and my sisters and myself, fell in love with the sport, and we decided to swim. and you know, just being able to be comfortable in the water is what we want. as many kids as we can. i know in arizona, leading into olympic trials there was nine or ten children had died by the month of june this year. in drowning incidents, and that has to change, and i uh, have a a lot of time now. [ laughter ] so, i have a full plate. a lot of work to do, but it's something i enjoy. >> jimmy: well i hope to see you maybe at some of these charity events. >> yes, yes. >> jimmy: we'll do a pro am. golf together. or something like that. >> i would love too. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you know we have uh, we play a lot of games on the show and i was just wondering, maybe if you had time, maybe, i know you're very, very busy, but would you like to -- >> which one are we playin
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event? [ cheers ] i know you won 23 gold medals. >> which one you got? >> jimmy: which one you got? which, oh, oh, oh, oh! [ cheers and applause ] oh, daniel! michael phelps and i are playing egg russian roulette after the break! stick around everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. we are here with michael phelps! [ cheers and applause ] he just completed the most dominant career of any olympic athlete in history. now he and i are going head to head in a game of egg russian roulette. higgins, would you like to explain how this works? >> steve: yes, james! >> hey, higgins. >> steve: hello. aw, look how cute. >> yeah, there you go. >> steve: here in my hand -- i have one dozen eggs. [ laughter ] [ applause ] beautifully arranged swimming style. eight of them --
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>> steve: have been hard boiled. eight! >> jimmy: thank you. sorry. >> steve: eight of them -- don't eat them. eight of them have been hard boiled. four of them are still raw. [ light laughter ] you and michael will take turns selecting one egg at a time and smashing it upon the top of your head. you won't know which is -- which one -- until you smack 'em! >> jimmy: all right, all right. >> steve: choose an egg. you must smash that egg on your head. no put-backs. first one to smash two raw eggs on their head loses. michael, as the guest of the show, you shall choose the first egg. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: ooh, that one, really? >> steve: good luuuuck! [ cheers ] >> jimmy: there's a good -- >> right here? >> jimmy: yeah, that's good. right there on the hair line. yeah. right in the hair line. >> oh, man, i'm nervous. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i love seeing michael phelps nervous. this is great. [ cheers ] come on, buddy. >> yeah! >> jimmy: do it. go for it. >> it's all -- i gotta do it all? >> jimmy: oh, you gotta do the whole thing. come on, mike, should be hard boiled. half of it.
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>> jimmy: just try it. trust me. [ laughter ] ♪ dude, you like -- [ laughter ] >> i felt it. i felt it all come out. >> jimmy: how about putting it in a pan instead of breaking your face? all right, here we go. hig-bone. ♪ [ light laughter ] >> yeah, you gotta get the flap in there. >> jimmy: flap it. [ applause ] >> yeah. come on! ooh, that one's red. that one's red. >> jimmy: i'm gonna go with the red guy. [ light laughter ] i feel good about this. i feel fantastic. >> you don't? you do. >> jimmy: i feel great about this. >> okay. all right, let's go. >> jimmy: what's up, dude? >> nothing, this is awesome. >> jimmy: see it now. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] feel good! woo hoo hoo! 23 gold, but you're not gonna get the gold here, buddy. >> oh, god. >> jimmy: you're gonna get golden yolks! [ laughter ] >> man. i like, keep looking for, like, little hints. >> jimmy: no, there's no hints. they're all painted. there's little faces painted on them. all right. >> steve: ah! >> jimmy: how's it feel?
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: tonight's musical guest is a swedish pop star whose u.s. debut album is out this fall. performing "lush life" please welcome zara larsson! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ i live my day as if it was the last live my day as if there was no past ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer doin' it the way i wanna ♪
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but i won't be done when morning comes ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer gonna spend it like no other ♪ ♪ it was a crush but i couldn't couldn't get enough ♪ ♪ it was a rush but i gave it up it was a crush ♪ ♪ now i might have went and said too much but that's all it was so i gave it up ♪ ♪ i live my day as if it was the last live my day as if there was no past ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer doin' it the way i wanna ♪ ♪ yeah i'mma dance my heart out 'til the dawn but i won't be done when morning comes ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer gonna spend it like no other ♪ ♪ it was a crush i kept saying i'mma stay in touch ♪ ♪ but that thing went bust so i gave it up ooh ♪ ♪tr
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i'm just better off without them cuffs ♪ ♪ yeah the sun won't set on us ooh ooh ooh oh yeah♪ ♪ went low went high still waters run dry gotta get back in the groove ♪ ♪ i ain't ever worry went low went high what matters is now ♪ ♪ getting right back in the mood ♪ ♪ i live my day as if it was the last live my day as if there was no past ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer doin' it the way i wanna ♪ ♪ yeah i'mma dance my heart out 'til the dawn but i won't be done when morning comes ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer gonna spend it like no other ♪ ♪ now i've found another crush the lush life's given me a rush ♪ ♪ had one chance to make me blush second time is one too late ♪ ♪ now i've found
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the lush life's given me a rush ♪ ♪ had one chance to make me blush second time is one too late ♪ ♪ ♪ i live my day as if it was the last live my day as if there was no past ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer doin' it the way i wanna ♪ ♪ yeah i'mma dance my heart out 'til the dawn but i won't be done when morning comes ♪ ♪ doin' it all night all summer gonna spend it like no other ♪ ♪ but now i've found another crush the lush life's given me a rush ♪ ♪ had one chance to make me blush the second time is one too late ♪ ♪ now i've found another crush the lush life's given me a rush ♪ ♪ had one chance to make me blush second time is one too late ♪ ♪ [ cheers ]
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>> thank you! >> jimmy: awesome! that was awesome. thank you, thank you! [ cheers and applause ] that was awesome. >> thank you so much. >> jimmy: zara larsson right there! "lush life" is out now. we'll be right back, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] oh, fantastic! ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to harry connick, jr., michael phelps, zara larsson right here! [ cheers and applause ] and the roots right there from philadelphia, pennsylvania. [ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. thank you! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- blake shelton, from "the night of," actor michael k. williams, music from blake shelton, featuring the 8g band with fred armisen and mary timony. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening. i'm seth meyers, this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] yeah, it's good to hear. in that case, let's get to the news. happy birthday to president obama, who turned 55 today. he made a wish and blew out the candles, but then when he opened his eyes, he was still president. [ laughter ]

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