James Corden took things from the car to the dodgeball court to take on his guest, Michelle Obama.
As part of his London-based edition of “The Late Late Show,” Corden took on the former First Lady in a UK vs USA celebrity dodgeball game.
The fun bit aired during Corden’s week of broadcasts from his home country, for which he’s also teased a London bus tour for celebrities, a “Crosswalk the Musical” segment from Paris and interviews with Tom Hanks and Ian McKellen.
“You would not believe how easy it was to get people to do this,” says Obama as the US team is announced. “All I had to say was, ‘You’re gonna throw a ball at James Corden’.”
Michelle’s team was made up of American stars like Mila Kunis, Kate Hudson, Melissa McCarthy, Lena Waithe and Allison Janney.
Corden’s team was also pretty star-studded with Brits like Harry Styles, John Bradley, Benedict Cumberbatch and a British-for-the-day Reggie Watts to back him up.
In the first round Team USA destroyed the British celebrities but the best moment of the match was when Obama tagged the 26-year old pop star right in the beans … causing him to drop to the floor in pain.
In the first round of the best of three contest, Team USA demolished the British celebrities until only Styles was left. The 25-year-old was then viciously dispatched by Obama as she hurled a dodgeball straight into the pop star’s groin, causing him to collapse to the floor in pain.
If that wasn’t enough, Waithe threw a final ball straight at Corden’s face, before the segment ended with Corden handing over the trophy to Obama’s winning team.