Leslie Jones suffered a minor wardrobe malfunction when she stopped by Monday’s (Jan. 16) pre-taped episode of The View. The comic, whose earring fell out of her ear mid-show, was speaking about her function as Spanish Jackie within the HBO Max sequence Our Flag Means Loss of life when the slip-up occurred.
Co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin introduced up Jones’ work on the comedy, the place she performs Spanish Jackie, a “badass” pirate who’s had 20 husbands. When the host requested how she ready for the function, Jones might hardly preserve a straight face.
“How did I put together for the function?” she requested earlier than laughing and pointing at Griffin to which Whoopi Goldberg mentioned, “Go on and inform her.”
Jones instantly quipped, “Woman, I’m 55. You understand how many pirates I’ve truly had?”
When Goldberg added, “I really feel like that is my life you’re residing on this present,” Jones replied, “Woman, all our lives,” earlier than the earring popped out of her ear.
“OK, misplaced an earring. There it’s, proper there,” she mentioned as she put the earring again as an alternative. “ when a Black lady loses their earring, it’s about to be out!”
On a extra critical word, Jones went on reward her character within the sequence, saying, “She’s a badass. She’s acquired her personal bar. She fights. She fights with Blackbeard. That’s at all times the function I’ve ever wished, as a result of I’m … you understand I’m a badass, proper?”
For those who can’t get sufficient of the SNL alum, she’s additionally set to begin her gig on The Every day Present as the primary visitor host since Trevor Noah’s exit this week. However don’t get too used to her seeing her on the present — Jones informed the panel that she possible wouldn’t do it completely as she doesn’t need to discuss politics every single day. Good factor she wasn’t requested to hitch The View.
“Speaking about politics every single day because the joyful individual I’m would convey me down. Simply what we’re going by on this nation, I’ve sufficient politics in my life to have to speak about it every single day,” she defined, earlier than hinting at what we are able to count on to see from her internet hosting. “And I’m not gonna be good.”
Jones continued, “Black ladies run stuff, and generally folks do take heed to us after we come out. As a result of it’s like, yeah, prefer it’s time for y’all to cease appearing this manner. Let’s behave now. And act like we’ve acquired some sense. And I ain’t scared to faucet that ass.”
The View airs weekdays at 11/10c on ABC. Plus, the primary season of Our Flag Means Loss of life is at present streaming on HBO Max.