James Corden feels very “zen” about his Row of Balthazar restaurants.
The 44-year-old ‘Late Late Show’ host has finally broken his silence after being called a ‘little moron of a man’ and ‘most abusive customer’ by New York restaurant owner Keith McNally.
After accusing the Briton of rude behavior, McNally banned him from the restaurant in Manhattan. But a few hours later, Corden called him to “profusely apologize” and the ban was lifted.
“I did nothing wrong, on any level,” Corden said. the New York Times. “So why should I ever undo this [interview]? I was there. I understand.”
“I feel so zen about the whole thing. Because I think it’s so silly. I just think it’s below all of us. It’s below you. It is definitely under your post,” he added.
Corden, who is a father of three, teased that he might address the controversy on his talk show, noting that he hasn’t “really read” anything McNally has written on social media.
“I think I’ll probably have to talk about it on Monday’s show,” Corden told the publication. “My feeling, often, is never to explain, never to complain. But I’m probably going to have to talk about it.
McNally’s scathing instagram post on Monday, he saw him call the entertainer “the most abusive customer” in the restaurant’s 25-year history.
McNally accused Corden, who admitted to having had anger issues in the past, of treating his servers badly by demanding free items and yelling at them.
“I don’t often 86 a client, so today I 86’d Corden. It didn’t make me laugh,” he wrote in part.
In a follow-up Instagram post On Tuesday, McNally said he couldn’t help but “feel really sorry” for Corden.
“I feel strange about the James Corden case,” McNally wrote. “On the one hand he definitely abused my staff, on the other hand I feel really sorry for him right now.”
“Like most cowards, I want both. Shit, I’m going to get drunk,” he added.