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(KSDK) – While "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" is usually a lot of fun, games and ribbing, it took a bit of a serious turn Tuesday night.

Actor Jonah Hill appeared on the show following a weekend of controversy.

According to TMZ, Hill who was being followed and antagonized by paparazzi said a homophobic slur, which was caught on camera and received a bit of backlash.

In the first few minutes of his interview with Fallon, Hill gave a sincere testimony of what happened as well as apologized for the behavior. During the video, he said that what happened was not funny but stupid and that he let his anger get the best of him.

Watch and hear what he had to say below.

Hill appeared on the show to promote his upcoming sequel "22 Jump Street."

Tom Cruise and Kendall and Kylie Jenner will appear on "The Tonight Show" Wednesday night.

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