Meet the fifth second of summer.
In a Late Late Show sketch titled “5 Seconds of Summer: The Early Years,” James Corden stars as the former lead singer of the Australia-based pop-rock band who first met his bandmates at Motown party. (Corden thought it was an O-Town party — his Ashley Parker Angel costume did not go over well.)
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Though Corden believes his bandmates look up to him like Julia Roberts to Richard Gere in Pretty Woman (“Like I saved them”), Michael Clifford, Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, and Ashton Irwin are forced to kick Corden out of 5SOS for being “drunk on power and alcohol” — not to mention the fact that they have no idea how old he is: “He’s friends with my dad!”
Check out the full sketch above to see Corden’s meltdown upon being asked to leave, including his prediction for the band’s future without him. ( … It involves five-dollar favors.)