SALT LAKE CITY — Jimmy Fallon gave a shoutout to a 94-year-old Utah woman who still works at Arby’s during his opening monologue on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday night.
What happened: Fallon opened the show talking about President Donald Trump’s border wall speech, poking fun at the speech’s sponsors and content. He also poked fun at the Democratic Party’s response.
Utah woman: Fallon said he read about a 94-year-old woman in Utah who is Arby’s oldest employee.
- “When asked what it was like to work with her, the manager said, ‘Oh thank God, you can see her, too.”
See the clip below:
The story: The Deseret News reported on this star employee earlier this month. Dorothy Bale, 94, still works at the Holladay Arby’s location. And she doesn’t plan to retire anytime soon.
- "I'm just going to go as long as they'll let me," she said, beaming. "I don't know what I'd do if I retired. I don't like to stay home."
- The store’s manager, Cici Salvador, said she remembered thinking “She’s old” when she first met Bale.
- Now, she sees Bale and her work ethic as an inspiration. "It inspires a lot of people," Salvador said.