Jay Leno should thank his lucky stars. The day before his new show premiered, one of his booked guests, Kanye West, became the most in-demand celebrity after he stole the mic from Taylor Swift at the Video Music Awards. So what did West have to say for himself on Leno’s show? The rapper apologized for the third time and said he’s going to take time off for reflection. “It was rude, period,” Kanye said. "So many celebrities, they never take the time off," he said. "I've never taken the time off to really—you know, just music after music and tour after tour. I'm just ashamed that my hurt caused someone else's hurt. My dream of what awards shows are supposed to be, 'cause, and I don't try to justify it because I was just in the wrong. That's period. But I need to, after this, take some time off and just analyze how I'm going to make it through the rest of this life, how I'm going to improve."