Kevin James stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and discussed a hilarious video showing Leah Remini and him dancing an interpretative dance to Billy Joel’s classic song “She’s Got A Way.” In the video, you can see Billy Joel playing the song live at Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, while Leah and Kevin mesmerize the audience with their dance moves.
The two have been fan favorites since starring on the award-winning show The King of Queens. Remini can also be seen on A&E’s Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, as well as Kevin Can Wait where she reunites with James on screen.
While speaking to Jimmy Fallon, Kevin James explained how he came up with the idea for the routine and approached Billy Joel with it.
You may watch the video clip of Kevin James, Leah Remini, and Billy Joel below.
Jimmy Fallon asked James how he was able to persuade Billy Joel and get him on board. Kevin James explained he called him up and told him he had the idea. He said Billy Joel was very open to it and voila, the magic happened.
Kevin James can be seen wearing black leggings and long sleeve black shirt, while Leah Remini wore a red, floral print, off-shoulder dress for the routine.
Things began smoothly enough but quickly took a turn for the worse when Kevin attempted to lift Leah and she went tumbling to the floor. You can see Leah trying to pull her skirt over her knees and finally attempt to kick Kevin away from her.
You may watch Kevin James’ interview with Jimmy Fallon below.
Speaking of Leah Remini, Kevin James said she’s the greatest. The two began working together in 1998, and approximately twenty years later their friendship is still strong.
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada, Kevin James said he has waited for an opportunity to film with Leah again as he missed working with her. Fans have adored the on-screen chemistry between Kevin and Leah and many are excited they have reunited on Kevin Can Wait.
Did you watch Kevin James and Leah Remini perform their interpretative dance? What do you think about the pair reuniting for Kevin Can Wait?