Childhood nickname of jut-jawed comedian Jay Leno bestowed on him by kids at his school.
Leno revealed the story behind his nickname during an interview segment of THE TONIGHT SHOW (3/31/98). His guest Denise Richards (Wild Things, 1998) informed Jay that she was called “Fishlips” in high school.
Note: Capitalizing on his celebrated large chin, Jay Leno provided the voice of Crimson Chin, a comic book hero with a huge chin on the episode “Chin Up” (4/27/2001) of the Nickelodean cartoon series FAIRLY ODD PARENTS about a youngster named Timmy whose fairy godparents grants him wishes. In this episode, Timmy wished to become Cleft, the Boy Chin Wonder, the sidekick to The Crimson Chin.