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The Gavin and Stacey actor stepped down as host of The Late, Late Show in April 2023, leaving a slot to fill.
"To have missed out on those moments in exchange for money doesn’t feel like a good decision," the Gavin & Stacey star explained.
"I just want to cherish it and not spend the whole day crying," the Gavin & Stacey creator insisted.
Rumours gathered pace after a gossip site noted how all five boys happened to have a break in their schedules around the time of James’ final show.
The Late, Late Show host has seemingly called on a seriously impressive A-list pal to make sure Carpool Karaoke goes out with a bang.
"Low-budget, bad wig, bad hat,” the actor said of the film.
"If I want to do this other work, that cannot be at the expense of our children and our family," the Gavin & Stacey star explained.
The presenter insisted he "obviously" didn't know the material wasn't original.
James Corden Makes Awkward Apology For Restaurant Behaviour On The Late Late Show: 'I Was Ungracious'
The presenter was barred from Balthazar in Manhattan after the owner accused him of being "extremely nasty" to waiting staff.
"I think it’s a greater risk to stay."