To say Jonah Hill had an unforgettable experience with Joe Pesci would be a huge understatement.
The Wolf of Wall Street star stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, Jan. 23, and dished a TMI story between the two actors at a recent premiere for Martin Scorsese's film.
"I'm at the premiere. Talking to Leo [DiCaprio] and I hadn't seen Scorsese that night," Hill told Jimmy Fallon. "And I wanted to go and say thanks again and I hadn't seen him. And he's talking, and I go 'Leo, I want to go say hi to Scorsese. I don't want to bother him.' He's like, 'No, go pay your respects.'"
The 30-year-old eventually made his way over to Scorsese and the acclaimed director introduced him to the Goodfellas star, Hill's "favorite film of all time."
"I'd met him once before and he was super-cool," Hill revealed. "But it was just like, standing there with Scorsese and Joe Pesci. The three of us in a conversation and I was just like, 'What the hell am I doing here?' you know."
Then things got very interesting after Scorsese left Pesci and Hill alone.
"He goes like, 'You're great in the movie kid, I'm really proud of you.' And I'm like, 'Thank you, your acting means so much to me.' And he goes, 'Here's what I want you to do.' And I'm like 'What?' And he goes, 'I want you to go buy a helmet. ‘ And I go, 'OK.' And he goes, 'I want you to keep the helmet next to your bed. And then every night, I want you to go in the bathroom and put the helmet on, every night.'"
Sounds innocent enough, but wait for it.
Hill continued: "'And if ever the helmet doesn't fit, it's because too many people are going up here,' and he puts his fingers in my ass."
"He was dying laughing, and I was dying laughing, and he's like, 'Good job, kid' and he like left," Hill shared. "And I was like, 'You're the coolest person I've met in my entire life.'"