>> I did, thank you. I was thrilled.
>>Jay: Were you surprised? You looked surprised.
>> I was shocked. You was the last guy that thought it was gonna happen.
>>Jay: But you do a got job on the show.
>> Well, I don't think I'm that good on the show. No. I sort of, you know, bring a different style of comedy. It's ve low-key.
>>Jay: I mean, do you so think you weren't gonna win, you didn't prepare? Did you put a few words together?
>> The night before I thought, gosh, if I get up theri don't want to be caught with my pants down. (Auence hoots)
>>jay: Luckily that kind of thing never ens.
>> Of course not. So I used pot-- post-it, you know the clothing company juicy and I wrote an stuck it in the top pocket of my tux and it was there. But it was really small. Did you see it?
>>Jay: I can't say I did. I didn't notice it.
>> Okay. Ja well, congratulations your engagement. She is a beautiful woman. Do you hpicturethere they are right there. (Applause)
>> thank you. She's as weet and friendly as she eautiful.
>>Jay: Where did you guys meet? I heard one day you were engaged. Why not read ing. Did you da for a long too many?
>> No. It just sort of happened. We both knew. We met on a film we did a couple of mmers ago and there was a vibe back then. We felt it but then she came on the show this 18 and it was too strong to ignore.
>>Y: And then you really lt it.
>>Jay: How do you propose? Are you a traditional kind of die is this how do you go about the whole process?
>> Wellum, she asked me tont give away o o many details.
>>Jay: Okay. Are you a 1-knee guy?
>> I was. I was a shaky hand guy, though. Yeah? A very shaky hand. It was a very surreal moment because you never know if the answer isn't gonna be 'yes.'
>>Jay: Did you discuss it and she knew it might be coming or just in your mind, not hinting around.
>> We had talked about getting married and knew for that to happen, therhad to be a proposal.
>>Jay: I see what you're saying
>> but I forgot to ask he father for her hand when i met him the first time.
>>Jay: How did that go? I mean, joked about your past. Oh, my daughter's dating that charlie sheen by. When you go to meet the dad, what is talike? Did you ask for the daughter's hand?
>> I forgot to.
>>Jay: Ooh, good move.
>> I thought I would see him again before it happened, and I didn't. No. It was actually a strange night. The driver down there was pretty severe.
>>Jay: What do you mean by that?
>> I had my first anxiety attack of my life. Driving down to meet the parents, I had a full-blown anxiety attack.
>>Jay: What did you do? Did you pull over to the side of the road? Were you sweating?
>> All of the above. I couldn't operate the vehicle. I said, 'denise, you have to drive. I am having a heart attack.' My left arm went numb, my vision got blurry. All those commercials that you see.
>>Jay: You wanted to meet dad like this.
>> It was not good.
>>Jay: How long does an anxiety attack last? How far were you from the house?
>> Two hours. Yeah. It lasted abouan hour and 55 minutes. Yeah.
>>Jay:Okay. You pull up to the house, get to the front door. Dad opens the door. Did you immediately relax? What happened?
>> He said nice to meet you. You look a little pale. No. I explained to them. I was very honest and said, 'I just had my first anxiety attack so bear with meech-- me.' >>Jay: And do you think dad likes he?
>> Yes, he did. They are watching now. She is with them watching now. Hi, honey.
>>Jay: Oh, okay.
>> Hi, mom. Hi, dad.
>>Jay: Did you ask for the hand in marriage after the fact?
>> We were at a spa.
>>Jay: No. When you talked to the, -- father, I mean.
>> I called him from the spa and I said, '
>>mike: Rv-- it just happened. Getting married and she said 'yes.' Is it okay with you?' But he was thrilled.
>>Jay: When is the wedding going to be?
>> Well, I don't want to announce it on the tonight show. You know? I can tell you.
>>Jay: All right. When is it
>>jay: August 8? No. I am teasing. Well, this is good. She seems good for you.
>> She is terrific.
>>Jay: And congratulations on 'spin city.' It's so hard to step into a role like that. And isn't your dad gonna be on?
>> Yes, but not as the president.
>>Jay: That should be cool. (Applae)e)
>>jay: And when?
>> March 5th. It's our first show back on the air.
>>Jay: Who will he lay?
>> My. -- Father.
>>Jay: Oh, typecasting. Anyway, 'spin city' tuesday nights on abc.
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