Jay Leno jokes about Mel Gibson's drunk Nazi uncle. Funny or not?
"Mad Max" Mel Gibson has appeared on Jay Leno's late night talk show for over 17 years.
If you don't believe it, watch this highlight reel of Mel's many appearances where he burps, makes faces, imitates Sean Connery, dances a jig and rubs birthday cake in Jay's face.
But we can't imagine Mel agreeing to go on the "Tonight Show" again. Not after what Jay said last weekend.
Performing Sunday (Aug 22) at the Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, California, Leno opened with a crack about Mel.
"That Mel Gibson, huh? What a mess. Mel Gibson actually had an uncle who died at a concentration camp ... yeah, really," he told the crowd.
The audience was hushed. Leno said it again: "Yep, died at a concentration camp." After a few more seconds of silence, he cracked: "Yep, he fell out of the guard tower, drunk!"
No word on whether the joke got any laughs. RadarOnline got hold of Leno's rep who merely remarked, "He certainly holds himself free to poke fun at anything that deserves it."
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