Mommy Issues Trendchaser It was clear from his few personal suggestions on the show that Johnny had a dark relationship with his mother. The comedian did not even attend her funeral. He once threatened to leave his fourth wife while still on their honeymoon! Jack-Drinking Johnny SFGate The comedian was once caught driving under the influence and pled no contest to the misdemeanor charge.
Read on to hear more secrets from behind the scenes… Despite being less-than-faithful himself, it was later revealed that he broke down in tears at the thought of his wife cheating. Frank Gifford, future husband of Kathie Lee Gifford. Ladies Man Trendchaser Johnny was such a shameless womanizer, he even began dating Playboy model Angel Tompkins while still in the process of divorcing his second wife, Joanne.
Actor Raymond Burr boycotted the show after he was made the target of fat jokes. Real Estate Rival Trendchaser Johnny struggled with his pride so much, he even once got in a public feud with a man that purchased a casino he had been seeking to own. Take It Outside NY Daily News Johnny only surrendered the feud when the opposing tycoon barged into his office and threatened to physically fight him.
Johnny once went on a drunken, public tirade about his hatred of Snyder. Read on to learn who his biggest foe was… When Joan Rivers accepted a competing spot, Johnny never spoke to her again.
Head Banana PageSix For fans, one upside to his affair with Joan is how hilariously shamelessly she shared private info. She even revealed that he had a large you-know-what!
Toilet Terror Raised By TV Johnny once hilariously sparked a rumor that there was worldwide toilet paper shortage with a joke on his show. Consumers raided their local stores and Carson had to apologize.
He successfully sued the company for swiping his catchphrase: Johnny complained that Hope was stale, and never engaged in candid conversation. Read on to see what happened in their interviews… 9. Apparently, the comedian hated having to stick to a script. Johnny held it against Sinatra for the rest of his life. Check out the next slide for another secret Johnny nearly took to the grave… 7. Final Regrets The Hollywood Reporter Rumor has it, not long before his death, Johnny expressed to fellow comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Garry Shandling that he was glad to have left television when he did.
One frequent Tonight Show character was played by Carol Wayne, a stunning actress whose downfall came when the show was shortened. Where Are They Now? She was met with extreme financial hardships, and eventually turned to drugs, alcohol, and escorting. Paar had even frustratedly quit the show mid-taping! His estate threatened to sue if it was publicly released, however, shutting it down quickly.