The Roots reenact an awkward scene from 'The Bachelorette'
Monday’s season premiere of The Bachelorette brought plenty of awkwardness, as JoJo met her suite of potential suitors for the first time. Awkwardness ensued, however, when a contestant named Daniel unsuccessfully tried to invoke the “Damn, Daniel” internet meme. (Damn, Daniel.)
In order to underline the silliness of the encounter, Jimmy Fallon had Questlove and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots reenact the scene on Tuesday night’s episode of The Tonight Show.
“Damn, JoJo, back at it again as the next Bachelorette,” Trotter said in his best Daniel impersonation.
After a sweetly innocent, JoJo-impersonating Questlove failed to get the joke, Trotter-Daniel got increasingly annoyed: “have you been following the internet for the past couple of months?”
“No,” Questlove-JoJo responded.
“Damn, JoJo,” Trotter-Daniel said.
Watch the clip below.