Rita Wilson despatched the web right into a frenzy whereas kicking off the 2021 Emmys.
The actress joined host Cedric the Entertainer, LL Cool J, Tracee Ellis Ross and “Ted Lasso” star Brendan Hunt in a Biz Markie tribute. The celebs did a twist on the late rapper’s “Only a Pal.”
“Who knew, who knew that they had a lot TV?” Wilson rapped, earlier than sending a shoutout to “Sesame Avenue.”
“So many characters I really like. The truth is, that is Bert and Ernie’s enterprise, we do not care about that,” she added whereas waving her arms like she simply didn’t care.
One Twitter consumer stated, “That is the best way rap used to sound again within the day.” One other social media consumer stated Wilson is “killin it.”
“Greatest revelation of the evening? That @RitaWilson can RAP! Rattling, gurrrl! #emmys,” stated one other.
One other consumer wrote, “I feel Rita Wilson is a greater rapper than her son,” sending a thinly-veiled shot at her son, Chet Hanks.
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Added one other: “Chet is his mom’s son” with a crying laughing emoji.
Wilson has displayed her rapping expertise up to now as she famously posted a video to Instagram of herself rapping to Naughty By Nature’s “Hip Hop Hooray.”
She dropped the video within the midst of the pandemic and the flick garnered some 2 million views.
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She defined to NPR that she has at all times had a love for the legendary hip-hop group and the lyrics, which she discovered for her function within the 2020 movie, “Boy Genius.” Based on Wilson, it took her a few month to get it down pat.
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“I believed, nicely, I am both going to get utterly trashed for this and folks will suppose it is insane, and Naughty By Nature will likely be, like, trolling me on the Web,” stated Wilson. “I actually did not know. However I did have a second of, like, right here goes, after I pushed ship.”
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