“It’s like Jimmy Fallon always says, ‘Always wear your beanie like a Smurf.’”
If you’re Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer — aka The Lonely Island — and you’re trying to stave off boredom during the press tour for your new movie, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, the answer is simple: make up a bunch of fake Jimmy Fallon quotes and try to pass them off as legit.
For the last few weeks, The Lonely Island has been mentioning Jimmy Fallon as often as possible in interviews in order to present the Tonight Show host with a montage of his best fake advice.
“We were like we need something to keep our sparks flying, something exciting to do during interviews, » Andy Samberg told Jimmy Fallon during a Tonight Show appearance on Monday night. « So, we turned it into a game where we would try and mention you as much as possible without anyone knowing that’s what we were doing because I knew I was coming here at the end of everything and that I could show it to you.”
Among the things Jimmy Fallon has never said? This: