Busy recalled, “He started chatting with a friend of mine, but then he ghosted her.”
“Are you serious?” retorted Corden, while Centineo smiled awkwardly, claiming he had no idea what she was talking about until she revealed the friend in question is “one of the writers on my show.
“Ahhh,” said Centineo. Suddenly he remembers who the woman was.
While the story was good talk show fodder, his team was fearful that this story would damage Noah’s “boy-next-door image.”
TMZ reports that “sources close to the situation” claim that the actor’s team “asked Corden’s people to heavily edit it down,” with the segment featuring Philipps going into far more detail than appears in the clip below, describing how he “met one of her writers on a dating app, and dragged him for ghosting her.”
TMZ points out that there is an “obvious edit” in the video shared on YouTube, right at the 56-second mark, adding that the video wasn’t posted on the Late Late Show YouTube channel.