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  • A BOOK THAT I

  • WROTE AND ILLUSTRATED BECAME A

  • NUMBER ONE NEW YORK "TIMES"

  • BESTSELLER.

  • "THE SERIOUS GOOSE."

  • ALL THE MONEY I MAKE FROM THE

  • SALE OF THIS BOOK GOES TO

  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL HERE IN L.A.

  • AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS ALL

  • OVER THE U.S.

  • YOU CAN BUY IT ANYWHERE THEY

  • SELL BOOKS AND IF YOU WANT AN

  • AUTOGRAPHED COPY GO TO

  • THESERIOUSGOOSE.COM TO GET ONE

  • SIGNED BY ME.

  • IN GREAT, BIG BLACK SHARPIE

  • JUST, LIKE THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

  • OUR FIRST GUEST TONIGHT IS A GOLDEN-NOMINATED

  • ACTOR AND RAPPER

  • AND BOTTLED WATER TOO.

  • YOU KNOW HER FROM THE MOVIE

  • "CRAZY RICH ASIANS."

  • STARTING TOMORROW YOU CAN SEE

  • HER ALONGSIDE DWAYNE JOHNSON AND

  • KEVIN HART IN "JUMANJI: THE NEXT

  • LEVEL."

  • PLEASE WELCOME AWKWAFINA.

  • [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

  • >> Jimmy: HOW YOU DOIN'?

  • HEY, CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR

  • GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION.

  • >> THANK YOU.

  • >> Jimmy: THAT CAME ON MONDAY,

  • RIGHT?

  • >> YES, CAME OUT ON MONDAY.

  • >> Jimmy: THAT'S A VERY EXCITING

  • THING.

  • >> YEAH, YEAH.

  • VERY EXCITING.

  • >> Jimmy: WAS IT VERY EXCITING?

  • WERE YOU UP WAITING TO HEAR IF

  • YOU'D GET NOMINATED?

  • >> UM, NO.

  • >> Jimmy: OKAY.

  • GOOD, GOOD.

  • >> AND NOT BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, I

  • HAD KOREAN BARBECUE THE NIGHT

  • BEFORE, AND IT WAS VERY RICH,

  • AND SO I, I FELL ASLEEP, AND I

  • WOKE UP, AND I SAW LIKE A FLEUR

  • EFLEURY

  • OF MESSAGES AS I WAS WAKING UP

  • AS IF SOMEONE DIED.

  • >> Jimmy: YOU'D FORGOTTEN WHAT

  • WAS HAPPENING?

  • >> YEAH, I DIDN'T, I WASN'T

  • REMINDED THAT THEY HAD COME OUT

  • THAT DAY.

  • >> Jimmy: I SEE.

  • >> YEAH, SO IT WAS THAT.

  • AND YEAH, BUT --

  • >> Jimmy: THAT WOULD BE WEIRD IF

  • SOMEBODY DID REMIND YOU, BECAUSE

  • THEN IT PUTS A LOT OF PRESSURE

  • ON BEING NOMINATED.

  • SOMEONE'S LIKE, BY THE WAY,

  • NOMINATIONS IN THE MORNING, AND

  • THEN IT'S LIKE, WHAT IF THEY

  • DON'T HAPPEN, THEN THAT PERSON'S

  • A JERK.

  • >> YEAH, SURE.

  • THE NOMINATIONS IN GENERAL, LIKE

  • THE WRONG DATE, NEVER MIND.

  • >> Jimmy: YOU KNOW WHAT I'M

  • SAYING.

  • IT'S ALL THIS KOREAN BARBECUE.

  • THAT KNOCKS YOU OUT, HUH?

  • >> KNOCKED ME OUT, YEAH.

  • IT WAS REALLY GREAT, THOUGH.

  • >> Jimmy: YOU BROUGHT SOMETHING

  • THAT I, TICKLED ME GREAT LAY.

  • YOUR FAMILY WAS VERY EXCITED.

  • >> YES, THEY WERE.

  • >> Jimmy: THEY START THE GROUP

  • TEXTING YOU.

  • >> YES.

  • >> Jimmy: EXPLAIN WHAT I'M ABOUT

  • TO SEE.

  • >> MY AUNT LINDA IS A LITTLE BIT

  • OF A NUT.

  • >> Jimmy: THERE'S ALWAYS AN AUNT

  • LINDA, AND SHE 'S ALWAYS A NUT.

  • >> IT WAS JUST AN ODD TEXT FOR

  • THE NATURE.

  • >> Jimmy: SO FIRST OF ALL, I

  • LIKE THE NAME OF THE GROUP,

  • WHICH IS AKWAFINA FAN CLUB.

  • CONGRATULATIONS, CONGRATS NORA.

  • THIS IS AWESOME.

  • YOU SAY THANK YOU GUYS, WHEN YOU

  • FINALLY WAKE UP.

  • THEN LET'S ZOOM IN ON AUNT

  • LINDA.

  • >> HERE WE GO.

  • >> Jimmy: SERIOUSLY, FAM, CURB

  • YOURSELVES OF GLUTEN, GRAINS AND

  • BEANS, READ UP ON LECTIN AND HOW

  • IT POISONS YOUR BODY OVER TIME.

  • TRY TO EAT ONE MEAL A DAY AND

  • CUT OUT CORN AND SOY, AND EVEN

  • THE ORGANIC KIND.

  • THE SEEDS ARE ALL GMO.

  • WHAT A BEAUTIFUL CONGRATULATIONS

  • THAT WAS FROM AUNT LINDA.

  • >> I KNOW, LOVE HER.

  • >> Jimmy: SO SHE IS NOT COMING

  • TO THE SHOW, I GUESS.

  • >> NO.

  • >> Jimmy: SHE'S NOT EVEN ALLOWED

  • AT THE FARMER'S MARKET, YOUR

  • AUNT LINDA.

  • >> I THINK SHE YELLS AT THE

  • PEOPLE AT THE FARMER'S MARKET,

  • SHE'S THAT TYPE.

  • >> Jimmy: SHE'S LIKE THAT.

  • >> AUNT LINDA.

  • >> Jimmy: NOTHING MORE THAT YOU

  • NEED TO SAY THAN THAT.

  • >> YEAH, PRETTY MUCH.

  • >> Jimmy: YOU USED TO WORK AT A

  • VIDEO STORE.

  • >> YES, I DID.

  • >> Jimmy: HOW LONG AGO WAS THAT?

  • >> WHEN I WAS 16 YEARS OLD.

  • JOIL

  • .

  • >> Jimmy: STILL AT THE END OF

  • VIDEO STORES.

  • >> WE'RE GETTING PUT OUT OF

  • BUSINESS.

  • THAT'S HOW WE OPERATED.

  • >> Jimmy: NOT GIVING YOU A RAISE

  • OR --

  • >> FOR EVERYTHING.

  • WELL, WE'RE GOING TO BE OUT OF

  • BUSINESS.

  • WE'RE GOING TO BE A THING OF THE

  • PAST.

  • >> Jimmy: DID THEY GO OUT OF

  • BUSINESS EVENTUALLY?

  • >> YES.

  • >> Jimmy: THEY WERE RIGHT.

  • >> EXACTLY.

  • >> Jimmy: DID YOU HEAR FROM

  • THOSE PEOPLE YOU USED TO WORK

  • WITH IN THE SENATOR.

  • >> YEAH, HE TEXTED ME.

  • IT WAS A GREAT STORE.

  • >> WERE YOU ACTIVE IN

  • RECOMMENDING FILMS TO PEOPLE,

  • THINGS YOU WANTED THEM TO WATCH?

  • >> YEAH, ALWAYS, THEY WOULD ASK

  • ME, AND I WOULD TELL THEM, YEAH.

  • >> Jimmy: WOULD THEY GET MAD IF

  • YOU RECOMMENDED SOMETHING AND

  • THEY HATED IT.

  • >> YES, THERE WAS ONE PERSON WHO

  • HATED "INCONVENIENT TRUTH".

  • AND THREE WERE LIKE, WHAT KIND

  • OF MOVIE IS THIS?

  • I WAS LIKE, A DOCUMENTARY.

  • >> Jimmy: WAS THAT PERSON

  • WEARING A RED HAT WITH FOUR

  • LETTERS ON IT BY ANY CHANCE?

  • >> POSSIBLY, YES.

  • >> Jimmy: WHAT WAS THE FIRST

  • MOVIE YOU EVER SAW, DO YOU

  • REMEMBER?

  • >> YEAH, WHEN I WAS YOUNG, ONE

  • OF THE FIRST MOVIES I EVER SAW

  • WAS A "A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN",

  • "BETELGEUSE" AND "PRIVATE