Craig Ferguson insists he planned to quit before Letterman’s retirement announcement

04.28.14 4 years ago

Craig Ferguson insists he planned to quit before Letterman”s retirement announcement
“It wasn”t contentious. I was just like, ‘I feel like I”m done,”” Ferguson tells Variety. “We were all fine and were tying up loose ends. And then Dave surprised everybody with the (April 3) announcement and that threw a spanner in the works. And I had to sit and keep my mouth shut while speculation raged wildly.” Ferguson says he never wanted to replace David Letterman — and that he may never host another late-night talk show again. He adds that he wanted to move on before he stopped enjoying doing “The Late Late Show.” PLUS: Watch Ferguson's announcement.

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