‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Name Checks Motley Crue + Other Celebs in ‘Lame Claim to Fame’ Video
Most people have at least one “star sighting” over the years, but have you ever noticed how completely lame most of them are? ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has taken that idea and run with it for his latest video for ‘Lame Claim to Fame.’
In the track itself, Yankovic name checks a slew of celebrities and offers a slew of bizarre associations that people might have with the popular people. One sample line has Al stating, “My neighbor’s babysitter dated three of the guys in Motley Crue.” Other celebs humorously mentioned in the Tim Thompson-directed video include Steven Seagal, Jack Nicholson, Jonah Hill, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel and Christian Slater among others.
Yankovic has been on a media blitz over the past week, debuting a video per day while promoting his ‘Mandatory Fun’ album. The disc is currently vying for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.
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