“When you retire, this is it,” proclaimed Tina Fey on her final Letterman appearance before Dave hits the road. “I’m never going to wear a fancy dress on a talk show again.”
Not in homage, per se, but in celebration: because wearing fancy shit for television is a pain in the damn ass. “I don’t know if you’re aware of the contraptions under here, it’s almost medical. I’m terrible in heels. I dress up like this out of respect for you,” she continued. “What, am I gonna put a dress on for Jimmy? That’s creepy, he’s like my brother.”
And because of the aforementioned respect, Fey decided to gift Dave Letterman with said dress, a token of thanks for all of his years of the super-hard labor that is hosting a late night talk show. Of course, underneath, said contraptions—Spanx, a bra, and some sort of leotard jammer that she appeared to wear for the purpose of lettering with “BYE DAVE!” and, of course, hashtagging “#lastdressever” on the bum. Okay!
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