Kate Hudson Reminisces on 20-Year Friendship with Jimmy Fallon


Kate Hudson is paying tribute to her longtime friendship with Jimmy Fallon.

The actress and singer, 45, mirrored on the primary time she met the TV host greater than 20 years in the past after debuting her new track, “Gonna Find Out,” on The Tonight Show on Thursday, May 2.

Hudson shared in an Instagram put up on Saturday, May 4, that they met after they “have been simply beginning out our careers” — with Fallon, 49, on Saturday Night Live on the time, and her starring in Almost Famous at 20 years previous. She stated they met on the set of the 2000 film and have become quick associates.

“I loved Jimmy from the second we met and we spent a ton of time laughing, playing, dancing and listening to a ton of music. To play on his show @fallontonight the other night was one of the great full circle moments,” Hudson wrote. 

Jimmy Fallon and Kate Hudson in ‘Almost Famous’.


“I felt like I was 20 again and the only thing missing was me, Jimmy and Horatio going to the subway bar we used to go to after the show. I felt like my whole body was smiling this night,” she continued. “Thanks for the support Jimmy. ‘Twas a Glorious time! I love you tons! 🤍✌️.”

Alongside the caption, Hudson posted sentimental black-and-white images of the pair having enjoyable whereas taking part in video games backstage at NBC Studios, chatting behind-the-scenes earlier than The Tonight Show and laughing throughout her interview section.

She additionally shared images from her first stay tv efficiency of “Gonna Find Out,” through which she may very well be seen on a stage sporting an extended white gown with tassels. The actress additionally included a photograph of herself hugging Fallon onstage after the efficiency.

Kate Hudson and Jimmy Fallon in 2000.

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She ended the put up with one other black-and-white photograph of the pair sharing an enormous hug backstage. 

During her look on The Tonight Show, Hudson revealed that she had been engaged on her debut album, Glorious — which incorporates songs she co-wrote with Linda Perry, 59, and her fiancé, Danny Fujikawa, 37 — for a minimum of “two and a half years.”

“It’s like an excessive amount of to elucidate… I really like music, I’ve beloved music my complete life. It was my old flame and I’ve been writing music my complete life,” the Glass Onion star stated, including: “I simply thought it was one thing I’d solely have for myself till, like, COVID. And then I used to be like, ‘I’ll remorse not simply placing it out on the planet.’ So I did.”

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She additionally confirmed that she can be heading out on tour quickly. “Yeah, I’m. I’m getting again on the bus!” she instructed Fallon. “I’ve some gigs developing and I’m so excited.”

So far, she has introduced a live performance at The Bellwether in Los Angeles on May 18, on her web site.

Hudson’s new album Glorious can be launched on May 17.


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