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After gleefully using Ryan Phillipe's long-ago soap role as a gay teen as an opportunity to script a few homophobic jokes at the actor's expense, Jay Leno is still bruising from the backlash. Even the release of an official apology on behalf of NBC has yet to deter the soon-to-be-unemployed talk show host from woefully expressing his regret. At last night's premiere of One, Too Many, Leno spoke out against any rumors that the Stop Loss star and him are on the outs, saying "He's terrific...No, we talked about it before. We're friends. I mean, it's a talk show. That's what you do." So talk shows these days are merely forums to say "dumb things" for a halfhearted laugh or two? News to us! [People]