The VMAs were on Sunday night, which means last night is the night the inevitable VMA parodies hit late-night television. Kanye West, of course, took the opportunity to debut his video for “Fade,” in which an oiled-up Teyana Taylor dances impressively around an old-school gym. On his show last night, James Corden, who has a history of putting himself into videos, Forrest Gumped his way into the footage, playing a fellow gym patron who kept getting distracted from his workout:
Meanwhile, for his Late Show cold open, Stephen Colbert imagined himself as a part of Beyoncé’s show-stopping VMA performance, and here’s that:
Are the VMAs still a big enough deal to warrant multiple late-night TV parodies? If so, I’m impressed.