Leno to Put on Benefit Show for Gulf Coast

Jul 23, 2010  •  Post A Comment

Jay Leno, the host of NBC’s "The Tonight Show," will put on a benefit concert for the victims of the Gulf Coast oil disaster.

"Stand Up for the Gulf Coast: A Special Evening With Jay Leno to Benefit the Gulf Coast Community Foundation" will take place Saturday, Aug. 21, at 8 p.m. at the Beau Rivage Theatre in Biloxi, Miss., one of the towns hit hardest by the oil spill.

In a statement, Leno said, “It’s great to be able to do shows like this. We did it for flood victims in Iowa; we did it for auto workers in Detroit; we did it for victims of Katrina and others. We tell a few jokes and help out people.”

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  1. I guess Jay isn’t as bad a guy as everyone in LA wants us to believe.

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