Lyrics as they were meant to be sung
Idris Elba and Jimmy Fallon translate classic lyrics
Some classic songs are so iconic that many people ignore the original meaning of the lyrics for the sake of a sing-a-long. Singles like Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time and Boyz II Men’s I’ll Make Love To You are so iconic, it doesn’t matter what the lyrical content really is since fans will still belt it. But Jimmy Fallon and Idris Elba experimented with lyrics during a skit this week that delivered a revamped version of classic lyrics after the pair ran the content through Google Translate. The two dropped to their knees belting ’90’s pop radio staples, turning the Boyz II hit into something strictly their own.
James Corden gets payback on Gordon Ramsay
It was seven years ago that Gordon Ramsay had James Corden on the UK version of his The F Word, where the late-night host ate a fish eye. But during a taping of The Late Late Show this week, it was James’ turn to get revenge on the celebrity chef, who he presented with a juicy fish to dig into as payback on Wednesday. In 2010, Gordon promised that if James swallowed the eye, he and his family would win an all-inclusive dinner at one of his top-tier restaurants, but since the dinner never arrived, James cashed in his voucher for the eyeball Idris Elba, left, and Jimmy Fallon get down. instead. “Gordon, it’s been seven years. Eat the eye,” he said. And Gordon did. Scaramucci delivers NSFW exit interview Anthony Scaramucci was the White House communications director for only 10 days before he was fired. But in that time, ‘The Mooch’ became the golden child of the late-night as his bad behaviour and dirty language made him the perfect target for a tidal wave of jokes. As one last salute to the past 10 days, Jimmy Kimmel imagined what Scaramucci would say in a non-filtered interview after his firing, which included a ton of expletive moments. “How was I fired? How the f--- do you think? A magic owl flew in my f---ing window while I was taking a dump,” Kimmel’s makeshift Mooch said.
Fallon blows Jeremy Renner’s mind
The Tonight Show is the perfect place for useless information. Jeremy Renner learned that during a trip to the studio, where he participated in a round of Blow Your Mind, that consisted of colourful wigs, a confetti canon and a ton of bizarre facts. On Tuesday night, Jeremy guessed every single round of trivia wrong, including the fact that the inventor of the Frisbee had his body turned into one after his death, which is true.
Dave Chappelle gives Trump a chance
In November, Dave Chappelle made his grand return to the small screen with a post-election taping of Saturday Night Live, where he vowed to give Donald Trump a chance. During an episode of The Late Show this week, Stephen Colbert checked in with the funnyman to see where his perspective sat seven months later. “We’ll figure it out. We’ll work it out. He’s a polarizing dude. He’s like a bad DJ at a good party,” Dave said of Trump.