Mel Brooks and the now-late Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at age 83, were close pals for decades, and on The Tonight Show last night, Brooks spoke with Jimmy Fallon about their friendship. "He was sick, and he was such a dear friend, and I expected he would go," Brooks said. "But I don't know, when it happens, it's still tremendous. It's a big shock. I'm still reeling from no more Gene. I can't call him." He also shared some stories from their time making The Producers, Blazing Saddles, and Young Frankenstein together:
Brooks also touched on his childhood growing up in pre-Whole Foods Williamsburg, recalling an incident in which he peed out a window:
Please put Brooks and Betty White in a bubble and never let anything happen to them, ever ever ever ever ever ever ever.