During a one-on-one interview on the show, the 58-year-old co-host praised Crystal, 66, about his touching speech about the actor at the 2014 Emmy Awards. Crystal recalled being rendered speechless when he learned the devastating news that their "great, dear friend, fellow comedian and longtime Comic Relief fundraiser co-star had died at age 63 in his Northern California home on Aug. 11.
"When it all happened, it was, you know, so breathtaking, and thats why I tweeted then, I just wrote, "No words,"" Crystal said. "''Cause I didn't have any. I just had pain."