Paul Rudd

  • Aired:  03/04/13
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Paul Rudd discusses the living conditions above the Supreme Court and the importance of casting the deciding vote in McConnell v. FEC. (6:05)

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT AN ACTOR.

HIS NEW MOVIE IS CALLED "ADMISSION."

>> NELSON LOVES TRAVELING.

HE LOVES IT.

WE'VE LIVED IN IND KNEESAL.

WE BUILT A WATER PURIFCASE SYSTEM IN MIRAMAR.

>> YOU ARE JUST A SINGLE DAD TRAVELING THE WORLD WITH HIS KID DOING GOOD.

>> SOUNDS -- I HAVE IT ON A T-SHIRT.

YOU CAN BORROW IT IF YOU LIKE.

>> I'M NOT SURE PEOPLE WOULD BELIEVE IT ON ME.

>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO THE PROGRAM MR. PAUL RUDD.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> HELLO!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: NO YOU.

THAT IS THE FIRST TIME ON THIS PROGRAM -- FIRST TIME FACIAL HAIR HAS GOTTEN A STANDING OVATION.

>> NICE.

>> Jon: GOT ANCHORMAN WRITTEN ALL OVER IT.

IT DOES.

THAT'S WHY IT'S HERE.

>> Jon: ARE YOU FILMING THE NEXT THING.

>> JUST STARTED YEAH.

>> Jon: SAME CAST OR DID THEY HAVE TO REPLACE FER DEVELOP TOO BIG.

>> ALL NEW PEOPLE.

>> Jon: YOU ARE THE HERO IN THIS ONE FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND.

>> I'M TRYING TO MAKE IT THAT.

>> Jon: REALLY?

>> NO, IT'S NOT.

RIGHT NOW.

>> Jon: NOBODY LISTENS.

YOU ARE A BIG STAR.

LET ME SAY THIS ABOUT THE MOVIE WITH YOU AND TINA.

HOW CAN YOU GO WRONG WITH YOU AND TINA FEY?

YOU CANNOT GO WRONG.

>> WOW.

YOU COULD CERTAINLY GO WRONG WITH ME I DON'T THINK YOU COULD GO WRONG WITH TINA FEY.

>> Jon: I WAS TRYING TO BE NICE.

I DON'T DISAGREE WITH THAT SENTIMENT AT ALL.

>> THAT'S NOT FALSE HUMILITY IT'S BASIC TRUTH.

>> Jon: I HAVE A T-SHIRT THAT SAYS THAT YOU WERE SO CUTE.

LET ME ASK YOU SOMETHING.

WE'RE NOT GOING TO TALK ABOUT THE MOVIE BECAUSE IT'S GOING TO BE GREAT AND YOU ARE GREAT AND

ALL THAT (bleep).

I HAVE SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR COMING ON TOMORROW.

I'M NERVOUS.

IF YOU DON'T MIND LET ME WORK OUT SOME OF THE STUFF I WAS GOING TO ASK HER ON YOU.

>> FINE.

>> Jon: FIRST OF ALL JUDGE -- DO I STILL REFER TO YOU AS JUDGE?

>> CALL ME SANDY.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: UM, AH, --

[LAUGHTER]

>> DON'T BE NERVOUS.

>> Jon: THANK YOU, SANDY, I APPRECIATE THAT SANDY, YOU WERE THE FIRST WOMAN SELECTED FOR THE

SUPREME COURT.

THAT WAS AN ENORMOUS HONOR BUT ALSO ENORMOUS RESPONSIBILITY.

HOW DID YOU HANDLE THAT?

>> AS BEST I COULD.

I JUST WANTED TO BE RESPECTFUL OF THE POSITION, CLEARLY A VERY IMPORTANT, MAYBE THE MOST

IMPORTANT COURT.

>> Jon: RIGHT.

>>

[LAUGHTER]

>> AND AH --

[LAUGHTER]

AND WHEN I FIRST GOT THERE --

>> Jon: IT IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT COURTS.

>> WHEN I GOT THERE JOHN STEVENS AND I WENT OUT FOR AN ALL-NIGHT BENDER.

>> Jon: WAIT, WHAT?

YOU AND STEVENS -- HE REALLY TOOK YOU UNDER HIS WING TO SOME EXTENT?

>> YES, YES.

>> Jon: WHAT DID REHNQUIST WHEN YOU GOT THERE?

>> YOU KNOW HE WOULD ALWAYS GIVE ME THE COLD SHOULDER.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT I DID TO THE GUY.

THE EVIL EYE.

>> Jon: IS SANDY, SO SORRY.

>> WE GOT PAST IT.

DO YOU WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO.

>> Jon: WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO DO ON THE SUPREME COURT?

>> WAKE UP BY 11:00.

>> Jon: NO WONDER THEY WEAR ROBES NO TIME PUT YOUR CLOTHES ON.

>> NO, NO,.

>> Jon: IT'S 11:00, I'M LATE.

>> A LITTLE BIT LIKE WORKING IN A FIREHOUSE RIGHT DOWN THE POLE.

YOU NEVER WANT TO GO AFTER SCALIA.

>> Jon: REALLY.

>> NEVER YOU WANT HIM TO GO LAST.

>> Jon: NEVER WASHES HIS HANDS.

>> Jon: I DIDN'T KNOW THAT THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES LIVE AABOVE THE COURT.

THEY DO.

THEY HOUSE US ALL.

WE HAVE SLEEPING RACKS.

BUNKS IT'S LIKE A MILITARY.

>> Jon: I CAN'T BELIEVE I HASN'T BEEN MADE INTO A REALITY SHOW.

HERE IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN JUDGES START BEING POLITE.

>> AND START GETTING REAL.

>> Jon: OH, YEAH.

MORE IMPORTANTLY, YOU KNOW, YOU WERE THE DECIDING VOTE IN McCONNELL VERSUS FCC.

OBVIOUSLY THAT HAS HAD ENORMOUS IMPLICATIONS FOR FINANCING.

REGRETS?

>> REGRETS, I'VE HAD A FEW.

>> Jon: I KNEW IT.

I KNEW IT!

YOU DON'T LET ME DOWN, BOY!

YOU DON'T LET ME DOWN, BOY!

AN IMPROV GENIUS.

HOW MANY SONGS WERE YOU GOING THROUGH BEFORE THAT ONE?

>> IT WAS OUT OF THE GATE.

I DIDN'T KNOW WHETHER OR NOT I WOULD TAKE THE DRAMATIC PAUSE.

>> Jon: I ENGO ID THAT VERY MUCH.

>> THANKS EXPWRONCHTS SANDY, YOU KNOW.

>> THANKS.

>> Jon: SANDY, YOU KNOW, YOU'VE DONE SO MUCH FOR THE COURT.

ARE YOU A FAN OF FILMS?

>> I'M A BIT OF A MANY OFY BUFF.

>> Jon: TELL ME SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE ACTORS IN FILMS.

>> WELL, LET'S SEE, I LOVE ACTION FILMS.

I'M ALL ABOUT, I LIKE STALLONE, VAN DAMME, RODMAN.

THEY WERE IN A FILM TOGETHER ONCE.

>> Jon: YOU ARE THE PERFECT GUEST.

ONLY THE PERFECT GUEST WILL PLAY MY STUPID (bleep) GAME AND ALSO WATCH THE SHOW FROM

BACKSTAGE TO BRING IT BACK AROUND.

"ADMISSION" IS IN THE THEATERS ON THE 22ND.

IT'S PAUL RUDD AND TINA FEY.

IF YOU DON'T

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