Don Rickels praises and trashes Jimmy Fallon all in one sentence on 'Tonight Show'

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Don Rickles Heckles Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

Don Rickles is the king of backhanded compliments.

On a recent appearance on "The Tonight Show," Don Rickles does what he does best, pure insult comedy. You think he is giving you a lovely compliment, but trailing not far behind is a hilarious diss, and subsequent drop in your ego.

Rickles commented on the how amazing Fallon's house band The Roots was, but was quick to dish out the insult. Targeted at Questlove, Rickles said "I spoke to the Barber Convention, and they need you badly." Then followed it up with, "But you're a hell of a musician. Good luck to ya." Poor Quest.

It didn't take long for Rickles to take a few jabs at Fallon, proposing that his injured finger is all an act, but in all, remained an amazing guest.



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