Leslie Jones saved the jokes flowing – and totally loved herself – whereas internet hosting the MTV Film & TV Awards on Could 16.
Leslie Jones lived each red-blooded girl’s fantasy on Could 16, when the MTV Film & TV Awards host reenacted a Bridgerton intercourse scene with the drama’s hunk, Regé-Jean Web page. After all, the 53-year-old and the British actor didn’t actually seem collectively in actual life, as her skit was edited so she gave the impression to be within the Netflix hit’s large intercourse scene.
Carrying an enormous blonde bouffant wig, Leslie performed the function of Daphne Bridgerton, lounging on a mattress ready for Regé-Jean (because the Duke of Hastings) to consummate their marriage, as you’ll be able to see under.
— MTV (@MTV) Could 17, 2021
“I burn for you, Duke,” the previous Saturday Evening Reside star stated, her eyes broad as saucers. As Regé-Jean saved on speaking she interrupted him, urging him to hurry up. “Sufficient of the courtship. Simon says take off your trousers,” she stated.
The comedian then begged the scene to be slowed down in order that the lovemaking may final for much longer. She finally snapped on the Bridgerton narrator, aka Woman Whistledown. “Thoughts your personal enterprise Woman Whistledown, you gossipy, b****,” she stated.
The Bridgerton skit was simply one in every of a collection of humorous moments the MTV Film & TV Awards present host squeezed into the present, which came about on the Palladium in Los Angeles. The humorist additionally reenacted scenes from 2020 hits like Ma Rainey’s Black Backside and One Evening In Miami.
Leslie has been gearing up for her large night time for days now, teasing her followers with promotional clips. In a single video snippet she promised that the present could be “greater, bolder, higher, badder and badassier [sic].”
The previous Saturday Evening Reside comedian looks as if the right host for this yr’s present, as a result of she usually tweets her dwell recaps and commentaries of must-see TV to the delight of her followers.
Not too long ago, for instance, she flipped out when Oscar nominee Glenn Shut demonstrated that she knew do the “Da Butt” dance, dwell on TV throughout the Academy Awards ceremony. “The Deadly Attraction b**** is aware of all the things concerning the rattling ‘Butt,’” Leslie tweeted on April 25 together with a clip of her TV display at house. “We have now seen all of it,” she added, after screaming on the sight of the 74-year-old gyrating.
What is going on?! pic.twitter.com/orasXAfjnm
— Leslie Jones 🦋 (@Lesdoggg) April 26, 2021
As for Leslie, she was not simply the host of the 2021 MTV Film & TV Awards, she was additionally a winner, nabbing the award for Greatest Comedic Efficiency for her function in Coming 2 America. The actress beat stiff competitors, together with Insecure creator and star Issa Rae, and Jason Sudeikis (nominated for the TV collection Ted Lasso) to scoop up the golden popcorn.