Late night shows avoid spontaneity whenever possible. Even the chats between the host and the guest are discussed before hand to ensure enough clever conversations can ensue.
When Bruce Jenner challenged Jimmy Fallon this week for the comedian’s mockery of the former surgically tweaked face, the conversation felt as prickly as a five o’clock shadow.
Jenner, who went so far as to show himself undergoing a plastic surgery procedure on his Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality show, said he has a thick skin–to a point. Both sides got in some humorous body blows, but the sense of discomfort was palpable all the same.