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Jimmy Fallon Issues Apology to ‘The Tonight Show’ Staff Following Toxic Workplace Report

Jimmy Fallon Apologizes To ‘Tonight Show’ Staff After Toxic Workplace Report

Jimmy Fallon has formally apologized to “The Tonight Show” staff following a Rolling Stone report that shed light on a reportedly “toxic workplace” atmosphere over the years at the NBC program. The apology came after the report detailed a “pretty glum atmosphere” at the show. Fallon’s gesture aimed to address staff concerns and workplace issues.

Jimmy Fallon Apologizes to ‘The Tonight Show’ Staff Over Toxic Workplace Report

Jimmy Fallon issued an apology to his staff during a call.


“I’m sorry if I embarrassed you. I never set out to create that type of atmosphere at the show. I think sometimes I’m working with the best of the best, you guys are the top of the game”

Jimmy Fallon

Fallon acknowledged having made “embarrassing” mistakes in the past and emphasized his desire for the show to be inclusive, fun, and enjoyable for everyone. This comes in response to a Rolling Stone report that described Fallon as “erratic” at work and raised concerns about the work environment.

Chris Miller Addresses Workplace Concerns on ‘The Tonight Show’ Amidst Jimmy Fallon’s Apology and NBC’s Response

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Sources close have shared that new showrunner Chris Miller has positively impacted the show’s culture, with most of the reported claims being from years ago. Miller, in an email to staff, expressed pride in working with them and disputed the negative portrayal.

NBC responded, stating their commitment to a respectful workplace and encouraging employees to report concerns.