Will Ferrell Says Bill O'Reilly Was a 'Real Sourpuss' at SNL's 40th Anniversary Special
“I wanted to watch the monologue with Steve Martin,” Ferrell said Tuesday night on the Late Show with David Letterman, where he showed up dressed like a leprechaun for St. Patrick’s Day. “I look up, and there’s [Fox News host] Bill O’Reilly.”
“Everyone’s just clapping, and Bill O’Reilly’s like this,” Ferrell said, mimicking O’Reilly with a hand under his chin looking stone-faced and unamused. “I don’t know if he got a wrong seating assignment or something but just a real sourpuss.”
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“Do you know Bill O’Reilly?” Letterman asked, egging on the Get Hard star.
“No, I’ve never met him,” replied Ferrell.
“That’s too bad seems happy-go-lucky,” Letterman joked.
“Just a real charmer,” said Ferrell. “I don’t know what he was doing there if he wasn’t a fan of Saturday Night Live maybe he’s just a student of comedy.”