Iran Man 2 - The Handshake

  • Aired:  09/26/13
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If Chris Brown and Drake can go from no-mance to bromance, Jessica Williams wonders why Obama and Rouhani can't stand a little hand-on-hand contact. (3:35)

(LAUGHTER)ALL RIGHT, A LITTLE BIT OF

TENSION IN THE ROOM.

MAYBE WE'RE PUTTING TOO MUCHPRESSURE ON YOU GUYS.

AFTER ALL YOU HAVEN'T BEENPROPERLY INTRODUCED.

LET'S START WITH A SIMPLEGREETING.

>> WILL WE SEE A HISTORICHANDSHAKE BETWEEN PRESIDENT

OBAMA AND IRAN'S NEWPRESIDENT.

>> THIS IS PERFECT.

A HANDSHAKE, THE BEST WAY TOMEET SOMEONE AND SHOW THEM

YOU'RE NOT HOLDING A SWORD.

>> THE HANDSHAKE, IT COULDHAPPEN.

COULD TODAY BE THE FIRSTTIME IN 34 YEARS THAT THE

PRESIDENT OF BOTH COUNTRIESACTUALLY SHAKE HANDS?

>> YOU KNOW, IT'S ATANTALIZING PROSPECT.

>> TANTALIZING.

FELLA, IT'S A HANDSHAKE, NOTA HAND JOB.

(LAUGHTER)SO THAT WOULD BE ACTUALLY

QUITE TANTALIZING.

DID THEY SHAKE THINGS OUT.

SHOULD I SEND THEMCONGRATULATORY PUREL OR

WHAT.

>> THAT HANDSHAKE THAT MANYWERE ANTICIPATING BETWEEN

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THEIRANIAN PRESIDENT, WELL,

FORGET IT.

IN THE END THEY SAY IT WASALL QUOTE TOO COMPLICATED

FOR ROUHANI BACK HOME.

>> OH, TOO COMPLICATED BACKHOME.

HIS HANDS HAVE A FIANCEE INIRAN, I GET IT.

COME ON, MAN, HAVEN'T YOUHEARD, IF IT'S IN A DIFFERENT

TIME ZONE HANDSHAKES DON'TCOUNT.

FOR MORE WE'RE JOINED BY SENIOR INTERNATIONAL

CORRESPONDENT JESSICAWILLIAMS FROM THE UNITED

NATIONS, JESSICA, THANK YOUSO MUCH FOR JOINING US.

>> (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

>> Jon: WHAT DOES IT SAYABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH

IRAN THAT WE CAN'T EVENSHAKE HANDS?

>> IT MEANS WE'RE RUN BYBABIES, JON.

JUST [BLEEP] SHAKE HANDS.

>> Jon: ALL RIGHT.

>> HAVE YOU CHECKED IN ONTHE WORLD LATELY?

NEWS FLASH, IT'S FALLINGAPART.

SYRIA, IRAN, JESSE PINKMANTHEY'RE ALL [BLEEP]

(LAUGHTER)>> Jon: WHAT DOES BREAKING

BAD HAVE TO DO WITH THIS.

>> IT HOLDS UP A MIRROR TOOUR SOCIETY.

BECAUSE WHEN YOU THINK ABOUTIT AREN'T WE ALL JUST

BREAKING BAD?

>> Jon: I SEE MYSELF AS MOREOF A NEW GIRL.

>> HEY IT DOESN'T MATTER.

JON, WE'RE NEVER GOING TOSOLVE OUR PROBLEMS IF THESE

GUYS CAN'T EVEN AGREE ON THEMOST BASIC GESTURE, IT'S

JUST SO PETTY.

I MEAN, JON, IF CHRIS BROWNAND DRAKE COULD MAKE UP.

>> Jon: WHAT, NO, NO.

>> YEAH.

>> Jon: THEY MADE UP.

>> YES.

>> Jon: NO, WHEN.

>> IN VEGAS THIS WEEKEND.

AND THEY WENT WAY FURTHERTHAN HANDSHAKES, JON, THEY

HUGGED IT OUT.

AND IF THEY CAN GO FROMNO-MANCE TO BROMANCE IN ONE

NIGHT WHY CAN'T OBAMA ANDROUHANI STAND A LITTLE HAND ON

HAND CONTACT.

>> Jon: BY THE WAY WE'REDRAKE IN THIS RIGHT.

>> HELL YEAH, IRAN IS CHRISBROWN, YEAH.

(APPLAUSE)>> Jon: DOES THAT MAKE

RHIANA ISRAEL.

>> YES, EXACTLY.

EXACTLY.

I MEAN SHE HAS THE RIGHT TOEXIST AND ALL BUT SHE DOES

SOME WACKY [BLEEP].

>> THE POINT IS, JON, IFTHOSE TWO CAN SETTLE THEIR

HIP-HOP BEEF SO SHOULD WE.

OBAMA AND ROUHANI DIDN'TEVEN SHAKE HANDS.

JUST TO EXTEND A GESTURE ITDOESN'T MATTER HOW SMALL,

LIKE A HIGH FIVE, MAYBEPOUND IT OUT.

>> Jon: FIST BUMP, COUPLEGUNS, BA BOOM.

>> TOTALLY.

EVEN A SUP WOULD HAVE BEENOKAY.

>> Jon: WHY IS SHAKING HANDSSO HARD.

>> I DON'T KNOW.

THEY COULD CONSIDER IT A CHANCETO GAIN STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE

WITH BIOLOGICAL WARFARE,LICK YOUR HAND, GIVE THE

ENEMY A COLD, OR SOME HEPATITIS.

THAT'S WHAT DRAKE DID.

>> Jon: THAT'S WHAT DRAKEDID?

>> YEAH.

>> Jon: REALLY?

>> I HOPE SO.

I HOPE HE DIDN'T JUST HUGCHRIS BROWN FOR NO REASON.

>> Jon: THANK YOU, JESSICA

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