James Corden on Wednesday issued a tongue-in-cheek response to the towing controversy that engulfed his “Carpool Karaoke” phase final week.
Followers of “The Late Late Present” freaked out after a bystander’s video confirmed Corden filming an upcoming version of the bit with Justin Bieber by which their SUV was being towed on a trailer pulled by a truck ― not pushed by Corden.
Corden lightheartedly dubbed the “very, very severe allegations” that he doesn’t actually drive the SUV as “faux information,” earlier than acknowledging “this appears unhealthy.”
“However I simply wish to say, proper now, that I all the time drive the automotive except we’re doing one thing the place we expect it won’t be protected, like a dance routine or a fancy dress change or if I’m drunk,” he deadpanned. Later, he joked: “I’m simply shocked I’ve achieved one thing that upset individuals greater than ‘Cats.’”
Corden promised that “95% of the time I actually am endangering the lives of the world’s greatest pop stars,” driving round creating “Carpool Karaoke” episodes. However he inspired viewers to grasp “it is a TV present, not the whole lot is actual. Our present doesn’t tape after midnight, we tape at 5 p.m. and faux that’s it late.”
“And I hate to be the bearer of much more unhealthy information, however whereas we’re getting issues out within the open, I don’t really need them to assist me get to work, proper? Typically, I’m at work already,” he added.
Corden additionally revealed how he’s “by no means as soon as within the historical past of doing that bit ever used the carpool lane, there’s not even carpool lane on my method to work” earlier than itemizing the 5 occasions he’s used a tow for the phase.
Take a look at the clip right here: