Seth Rogen ‘smoked a ton of weed’ before Adele special and didn’t know he’d be on front row

Seth didn’t even know the concert was being filmed (Picture: Getty/ITV)

Seth Rogen has well and truly out-Seth Rogened himself after revealing that he ‘smoked a ton of weed’ before Adele’s One Night Only special – only to find out he’d be on the front row for the whole world to see. 

The comedian and actor featured prominently on the television special, which was filmed at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles back in October, but he had no idea that it was even being filmed.

Speaking to Jimmy Fallon, the 39-year-old said he’d expected to be going to ‘a small Adele concert in a park’ with his wife Laura, and they didn’t know he’d be up front as part of the huge production. 

‘We were like, “It’s an Adele concert, it’s in the park.” We smoked a ton of weed and were like, we’re just gonna go and enjoy this lovely Adele concert,’ he said on The Tonight Show.

Speaking about the surprise he experiences upon arrival at the observatory, Seth added: ‘We pull up and we see cranes and camera cranes, there’s drones flying around. There’s an entire crew there and I’m like, “Oh no. We are at the filming of a television special I think.”’

‘The first person I see is Oprah Winfrey,’ he said. ‘Then me and my wife were like, “Maybe we can just slink into the background, like we’ll just sit in the back, it’s fine. We’re not equipped mentally to deal with doing this right now.” So we go up to the desk and they give us our tickets, and our seat numbers literally are 1A and 1B.’

Seth cropped up in the front row for the TV special (Picture: CBS)

When asked if he knew Adele, he replied: ‘No! I don’t know Adele. And if Adele, you’re watching this, why did you do that?’

He also joked that there were ‘so many more famous people’ than himself who deserved his seat more than him, including the likes of Drake and Ellen DeGeneres who were in the audience.

Adele performed to a star-studded audience last month (Picture: CBS via Getty Images)

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‘I could just feel them be insulted that I had such a good seat… It was truly wild,’ he said. 

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In one of her most high-profile shows in years, the Easy On me singer, 33, performed some of her biggest hits as well as tracks from her new album, 30, for the lucky audience at the Griffith Observatory, while also having a sit-down chat with Oprah Winfrey.

Nicole Richie, James Corden and Aaron Paul were dotted around the seats, while Selena Gomez, Drake and Gordon Ramsay also managed to get their hands on a coveted pass.

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Jane Moore ‘secretly thrilled’ Boris Johnson’s ‘lockdown parties’ were leaked ahead of Christmas

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Jane Moore has admitted that she feels ‘secretly thrilled’ that the ‘lockdown parties’ supposedly held in Boris Johnson’s government leaked when they did due to the news’ proximity to Christmas.

It has emerged that the Prime Minister has been accused of flouting the rules put into place across the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic within Downing Street last winter.

According to the Daily Mirror, dozens of staff were in attendance at two festive gatherings, while Mr Johnson reportedly delivered a speech at a leaving do full of people for a key aide last November, despite the lockdown that had been enacted at the time.

On Thursday’s edition of Loose Women, the panel expressed their frustration over the supposed rule break, which many would expect to anger members of the public.

Jane explained why she was glad that the revelations were spilled now, amid a fear that the UK would be facing a second consecutive Christmas in a row with loved ones separated for the festivities.

‘I’m sort of secretly thrilled. I don’t know who’s leaked this story, but I’m secretly thrilled it’s come out because once all the kind of mutterings again started this year of “are we going to have another Christmas?”, I just thought there’s no way now with this story that they can tell the rest of us what we can and can’t do,’ she said.

Jane referenced the nation’s fear of another Christmas in lockdown (Picture: ITV)

As Nadia Sawalha shook her head in agreement, Jane continued, stating that it’s ‘going to be about personal responsibility’.

In response to the claims about lockdown parties in Downing Street, a spokesperson told The Daily Mirror: ‘Covid rules have been followed at all times.’

The PM’s spokesperson has insisted Covid rules were followed (Picture: Christopher Furlong/WPA Pool /Getty Images)

A spokesperson for Mr Johnson’s wife Carrie Symonds denied that she hosted any parties at the flat amid coronavirus restrictions, stating: ‘This is total nonsense.

‘Mrs Johnson has followed coronavirus rules at all times and it is categorically untrue to suggest otherwise.’

Jane also referenced a statement released by the prime minister’s press secretary, who said: ‘We don’t recognise this account. As we’ve said, Covid rules have been followed at all times.’

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The Loose Women star said: ‘But you mentioned there that the Number 10 “we don’t recognise this account” – that’s always a classic, as a long-time journalist, when you hear somebody go: “We don’t recognise this account,” it just means that there’s something in it, but we’re just gonna say we don’t recognise the exact.

‘It might be that it was a large size room or it might have been 50 to 60 people and not 40 to 50. You know, you could take any bits of that.’

Loose Women airs weekdays from 12.30pm on ITV.

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Piers Morgan says Alec Baldwin should speak about shooting ‘in courtroom, not TV interview’

Piers Morgan has hit out at Alec Baldwin for choosing to do the interview
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The former Good Morning Britain host wrote: "His account should be in a courtroom under oath, not a TV interview."

However, some of Piers' 7.9million followers were sceptical about his viewpoint, with one commenting: "You'd be all over that interview if you were offered it."

While another joked: "I take it you were declined the opportunity to interview him first then :)."

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Yet a follower agreed with Piers, commenting: "Giving this interview while all sorts of legal cases are pending is madness and quite frankly titanic hubris from Baldwin."

In a teaser for the upcoming interview tonight, Baldwin says: "She was someone who was loved by everyone who worked with her, liked by everyone she worked with and admired.

“Even now, I find it hard to believe that… it just doesn’t seem real to me.

“I did not pull the trigger. No, no, no, no, no, I would never point a gun at anyone and pull a trigger at them.

“Someone put a live bullet in a gun, a gun that wasn’t even supposed to be on the property,” he added.

Baldwin is in tears during the interview

Stephanopoulos asked: “Is this the worst thing that’s ever happened to you” and Baldwin responded: “Yes. Because I think back and I think what could I have done.”

In a statement released shortly after the incident a distraught Baldwin said he had “no words to convey my shock and sadness”.

The 63-year-old described Halyna as a “wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours”.

He added: "I'm fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family.

Rising star Halyna Hutchins died on set on October 21
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“My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna."

Mother-of-one Ms Hutchins was Director of Photography on the Western movie, which was filming on a 2,000 acre ranch in New Mexico when the tragedy happened on October 21.

No criminal charges have been filed in the case, but investigations are still ongoing.

Just this week it emerged that the bullet fired by Alec on the Rust film set may have been homemade.

Court documents filed by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office state the bullet was supplied by a New Mexico armorer from a previous movie where the ammunition was used to train actors at a firing range.

Baldwin with Rust co-star Jensen Ackles and Halyna Hutchins

Detectives are now investigating whether Seth Kenny, a 51-year-old Hollywood movie veteran who was supposed to provide dummy rounds and blanks, could have been given recycled bullets from another film set.

Alec has said that when he was handed the weapon he thought it was “cold” – meaning he didn’t think there was live ammunition in it.

He has since called for police to be present on film sets in future to monitor the safe use of weapons and avoid a tragedy like this ever happening again.

The emotional interview will air tonight in the US
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Posting on social media, Baldwin said: “Every film/TV set that uses guns, fake or otherwise, should have a police officer on set, hired by the production, to specifically monitor weapons safety."

Normally, it is the responsibility of a set's props master or armorer to ensure firearms safety on a film or TV set.

Baldwin has previously rejected claims that the Rust set was unsafe. The solicitors of the film’s armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed say they are conducting an investigation to discover if a live bullet was put in the dummy box on purpose.

Filming on Rust has been halted indefinitely and it is not thought the movie will ever be completed.