Laughter, tears, and tenth-time charm: Dakota Johnson and Jimmy Fallon's hilarious reunion on 'The Tonight Show'

Laughter, tears, and tenth-time charm: Dakota Johnson and Jimmy Fallon's hilarious reunion on 'The Tonight Show'
Dakota Johnson celebrated her milestone tenth appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Dakota Johnson, known for her roles in films like 'How to Be Single' and the 'Fifty Shades' trilogy, recently marked her tenth appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'.

As she joined Jimmy Fallon for this milestone moment, the duo couldn't help but reminisce about the peculiar trend that has become synonymous with Dakota's visits – tearful laughter.

Fallon's joyful welcome

Fallon kicked off the conversation, expressing his delight at having Johnson back on the show. "I am so happy that you're back on the show. I love having you on the show," he exclaimed. Johnson reciprocated the sentiment, stating, "I love being on the show."

Fallon continued to shower compliments, saying, "You're one of my favorite guests. This is your 10th appearance on 'The Tonight Show' alone," he proudly announced, prompting cheers and applause from the audience.

As the conversation unfolded, Fallon humorously pointed out the unique phenomenon that has characterized Johnson's appearances – the tendency to laugh until she cries.

"By the way, every time you're on the show, we start laughing so hard, you start crying. Is it happening right now?" Fallon inquired, triggering laughter from both.

"I don't know what to do. My body's confused," Johnson responded, explaining the inexplicable mix of laughter and tears that often accompanies her visits.

Laughter and tears

Fallon teased Johnson about the impact her mere presence has on him. "But why? Why? Do I make -- My face makes you laugh?" he asked, to which Johnson responded with laughter, confirming, "[Laughing] Yes."

The duo delved into the absurdity of the situation, with Fallon remarking, "I can't -- you can't take me seriously at all." Johnson added, "It makes me laugh, and then it makes me cry. Welcome to everyone else's life. Yeah. It's terrible."

To emphasize this peculiar tradition, Fallon showcased a supercut of every instance where Johnson succumbed to tears during her past nine appearances on the show.

The montage captured the actress shedding genuine tears amidst fits of laughter, providing a hilarious retrospective.

Dakota Johnson's explanation

Reflecting on this recurring phenomenon, Johnson shared, "It's a weird thing that happens to me. When I laugh a lot, I cry." Fallon, always ready with a quip, jokingly encouraged her to start crying right there.


The conversation wrapped up with Fallon expressing his genuine enjoyment in having Johnson as a guest. "I just love having you on and just have a good time. That's the best part. That's why I love you," he concluded.

Fans celebrate infectious chemistry between Dakota and Fallon

Social media was buzzing with enthusiastic comments as fans tuned in to witness the delightful banter between Dakota Johnson and Jimmy Fallon.

One user wrote, "The vibe between dakota ,and jimmy gives me life!!"

Another added, "She’s so awkwardly funny."

Someone wrote, "I love Dakota. She always brings so much fun wherever she goes."

One commented, "The audience seemed traumatized by hearing Jimmy say B.J. You could hear a pin drop haha."

"Dakota is so funny I love her! , I'm so excited for the movie!!!" replied another.

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