Jonah Hill, making the rounds to plug 22 Jump Street, opened his Tonight Show visit last night with an apology for the homophobic slur he hurled at a paparazzo over the weekend. “Unfortunately, this isn’t a joke,” Hill began as the audience revved up, expecting some funny business, sobering them up quick. “I didn’t mean it in a homophobic way,” he said of the slur he’d used, which was caught on tape. “That doesn’t matter… words have weight and meaning.” Watch here:
Jonah Hill Apologizes On ‘Tonight Show’ For Slur: Video
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