Leno Flips: OK, I'll Pay Everyone

He totally screwed with us -- in a funny way -- but last night Jay Leno also set the record straight about the financial controversy regarding his "Tonight Show" employees.


Watch the video to hear Jay's side ... and no, we weren't having problems with our audio -- turns out Jay is part mime.

Jay's about-face is in contrast to what his rep told TMZ on Friday night -- that Jay was "more than generous" by giving his staff a Christmas bonus.