Top Videos: Paula Deen, John Lennon's Voice Audition, True Blood Supports Gay Marriage
Justin Bieber, Bill Hader
This week, Paula Deen went into crisis mode but only ended up digging herself further into a hole, and Jimmy Fallon paid a musical tribute to World of Warcraft. Bill Hader showcased a Saturday Night Live sketch that never made it to the air, and True Blood endorsed the Supreme Court's ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional. And two brothers imagined (see what we did there?) what it would look like if John Lennon auditioned for The Voice. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
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Paula Deen: Oh, Paula. The celebrity cook lost several endorsement deals this week and was also dropped by The Food Network after admitting in a deposition to using the N-word. She issued her own videotaped apology and eventually agreed to be interviewed on the Today show, but not before Funny or Die spoofed her video. Watch the parody below, and check out her original apology here.
Prancercise: Have you heard of the "Prancercise" exercise phenomenon? It was invented by Joanna Rohrback in 1989, but has found new life thanks to the Internet. Here, So You Think You Can Dance's Nigel Lythgoe and Adam Shankman get in on the craze. See the original video, as well as Lythgoe and Shankman's version, below:
"We Are the World of Warcraft": Jimmy Fallon is celebrating Video Game Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this week. Check out his star-studded musical tribute to World of Warcraft, featuring Felicia Day, Chris Hardwick and more (via Tubefilter):
John Lennon's Voice audition: Ever wonder what would have happened if Beatles frontman John Lennon found fame through auditioning for a singing competition show like The Voice? Wonder no more:
Unaired SNL Sketch: Saturday Night Live certainly had its highs and lows this season, but luckily this dud of a sketch never made it to the air the week Justin Bieber was hosting. Watch former cast member Bill Hader, along with members of the writing team, explain what exactly wrong with the skit:
True Blood Supports Same-Sex Marriage: In the wake of the Supreme Court's rulings on same-sex marriage Wednesday — paving the way for gay married couples to get the same federal benefits as straight married couples, as well as for gay marriages to resume in California — HBO's True Blood released this video supporting the decisions.
Extreme Sports Highlight Reel: Zapatou compiled the best moments from 187 extreme sports videos over the past six months into one stomach-churning highlight reel. Don't get dizzy! (via Tubefilter)