Eli talks to the folks at Walt Disney World
According to the New York Post, Eli was delayed in getting to the New York taping, so Letterman warmed up the audience a bit....
“Just minutes ago, he landed by helicopter on the West Side. He’s racing here,” Letterman said.
While waiting for his guest, Letterman poked fun at Manning’s two-time Super Bowl rival quarterback, the Patriots’ Tom Brady.
“How about that Tom Brady?” Letterman said in his monologue. “He was so inconsolable he could barely touch his Bundchen.”
When the interview began, Letterman asked him if he has a lot of contact with Brady:
“Not a whole lot,” Manning said. “I don’t know if he likes me.”
Letterman tried to goad the clean-cut quarterback — who was wearing a suit, tie and, of course, his Super Bowl ring— into spilling any dirt on coach Tom Coughlin.
“He was [once] quite a hot-head,” Letterman said. “He’s settled down a bit, has he?’’
“He has, he has.,” Manning replied delicately. The “Late Show” host also had a bit of fun with Manning’s youthful appearance and aw shucks manner.
“Eli Manning, what a guy,” he said. “I asked him confidentially, ‘How old are you, really?’ He answered, ‘Don’t tell anyone: 14.’
“I started to shave, you know, this past year,’’ Manning said to big laughs....(Read more)
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