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'Curb' Star

Rips Jay Leno:

He's Got No Character

3/16/2010 1:04 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"Curb Your Enthusiasm" star Jeff Garlin says he wouldn't be caught dead on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" ... because he says Conan's nemesis "has no character."

Jeff Garlin and Conan O'Brien
During an interview with Jimmy Baron from 92.9 Dave-FM Atlanta this weekend, Garlin -- a long time friend and former roommate of Conan O'Brien -- claims NBC was "stupid" to replace Leno with Conan in the first place ... but says Leno derailed Conan's chances for success by doing the 10 o'clock show.

Garlin goes on to rip Leno by saying he has "no character" -- and says he won't be caught dead on "The Tonight Show" now that Jay is hosting it again. 

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Linda    

Jay Leno is classy and funny. I saw him at Beau Rivage and laughed for 2 hours. I liked Conan too, but not as much as Jay. This Jeff dude from CUE could already be a has been that never was.

1679 days ago
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Geoffrey Wickland    

Cant believe who watches these shows. Clean Your curb people.
Sincerely, Geoffrey Wickland, TV-Web Director, Winvisual.com Media

1679 days ago
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Geoffrey Wickland    

#64.MikHunt isso hilarious pomp and vanity of it all.

1678 days ago
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Fast Earl    

Who is this looser and why would anyone care what he thinks?

1685 days ago
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Nancy    

Go have another slice of pizza, you fat slob. Like Jay would even invite you.

1685 days ago
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Slutty Whores Rock    

Never heard of this no-talent loser from cable.
It's not like he ever had a shot at getting on The Tonight Show no matter who was hosting.
Also, exactly how much did Conan kick down to his friend and ex roommate? My guess is zero, zip and nada.
Go away, fat boy.

1685 days ago
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eyeroll    

Irritating as he is, Jeff is right. NBC was stupid to give into Conan's demand to host the TS.

I hope Conan has learned his lesson, and won't try the same negotiating tactic at his next TV job.

If Conan had been any good with the TS, it wouldn't have mattered who was his lead in, or where Jay would have ended up had he gone to another network.

1685 days ago
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dave    

I saw this clown recently at the Laugh Factory. There were 8 comedians on stage that night; he was the 2nd worst of the bunch in my opinion, but got the least amount of laughs from the crowd. The way he acted, one would have thought he was a major star. He had a lot of confidence, but no act. He must "know" a producer on "Curb."

1685 days ago
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matt    

true dat!

1685 days ago
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Nicole    

This guy is right...Leno clearly has no character.

1685 days ago
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peggy    

He's a friend of Conan's; what do you expect him to say? Leno has class and Conan is about as funny as a 3rd grader doing knock knock jokes. Conan is very immature and a complete idiot.

1685 days ago
12.

Nick    

Way to go! The CIRCLE of life is coming back to kick Leno in the ass!! Oh, and I think there are still tickets Jay at the Mirage! Spinning wheels go round and round CHIN!! I'M WITH COCO!!

1685 days ago
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Bu    

I'm sorry, but Conan's Tonight Show was not very good! CoCo just couldn't carry that big of a show. NBC took the Tonight show away from Jay and gave it to Conan whom was having rating problems of his own from his old show The late late show. This is NBC's fault not Jay's nor Conan's, but Jay was already there for 17 years! By Jay agreeing to be rehired to a show he hosted for 17 years was what anyone would have done. And for the Jay in the 10 o clock slot wrecking Conan's show that was not the case....Conan just was very off and didn't connect to the mainstream audiences that tune into the prime late night shows!

1685 days ago
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Tony    

Yes! He's right! NBC made a terrible mistake by switching it up! This could've been prevented!

1685 days ago
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Clinton    

Like Leno would even ask him. LOL!!!

1685 days ago
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