It's like Jimmy Fallon always says: 'Never look a gift whale in the mouth'
The Lonely Island just concluded a lengthy press tour for their upcoming mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, wrapping up a seemingly endless amount of junkets and interviews with Andy Samberg’s appearance Monday on The Tonight Show. To keep themselves entertained on the road, the trio — Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccome — decided to make a game out of it… at the expense of Jimmy Fallon.
“We were like, we need something to keep our sparks flying a little, something exciting to do during the interviews,” Samberg told Fallon. “So we turned it into a game where we would try and mention you as much as possible without anyone sort of knowing that’s what we were doing.”
The resulting video is a supercut of The Lonely Island sharing made-up words of wisdom from Fallon — from “Truth is stranger than not truth” to “Always wear your beanie like a Smurf” — over the course of dozens of interviews (and one appearance at the Billboard Latin Music Awards).
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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping opens June 3.