Jimmy Fallon Narrowly Escapes New York Bar Fight
The Tonight Show host was out with some friends after taping his show at a bar in the East Village bar Niagara.
But when 39-year-old Fallon and his crew arrived at the grungy, crowded rocker hangout around 10:30 p.m., they didn’t exactly get a warm welcome from fellow patrons.
Customer Ron Harrell posted on Twitter, “Fallon just got in a fight at Niagara Bar. Go NYC.” He posted a picture that showed a suit-and-tie-clad Fallon being apparently comforted by a woman and closely guarded by a large glowering guy in an FDNY sweatshirt as a stunned crowd gathered around.
One source said, “There was some hostility from some people at the bar. Jimmy was not the aggressor, but he was caught up in it. It was broken up and Jimmy and his friends immediately left.”
Another added of Fallon’s night at Alphabet City hipster haven Niagara, “There was a kerfuffle, a dust-up amongst other patrons. Jimmy was caught up in it, but was not hurt and turned around and left. It was not caused by him and he was in and out in five minutes.”