David Spade ridicules Twilight “New Moon” on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
By Kim Palacios
HollywoodNews.com: During his Tonight Show with Jay Leno appearance, David Spade did what comedians do—he found a target and made fun of said target shamelessly. In this case, the target was the Twilight franchise, specifically the events of “New Moon”. Spade jokingly admitted the source of his beef with the films—the release of his own new film, “Grown Ups”, will compete with the release of “Eclipse”.
“Here’s the problem with Twilight—and I gave it a chance, Jay—I watched the last one, and here’s what I saw: Robert Patterson…” (yes, Spade mispronounced Robert’s, name which Leno swiftly corrected after he finished laughing) . Contnued Spade, “He’s a vampire. And he hangs out and hooks up with with a girl who’s really pretty but who wears a wig for some reason…but he just dumps her one day. He just taps out for we-don’t-know-what-reason and he’s just gone. And she’s all freaked out, like a chick…and he never calls her from the afterworld, nor texts. And there’s a cool werewolf that starts hanging out with her, and she’s like ‘cool let’s hang out’. But then later, here come the vampires like ‘babe, let’s go’, like ‘The Fonz’. And she runs away with him…”
To a dedicated fan, the holes in Spade’s assessment of “New Moon” may be glaring or offensive. Yet, Spade’s comments were made in good fun, and for someone not in-the-know he got a few things right.
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