Viewers are left baffled as Joanna Lumley hosts TV particular celebrating the Black Eyed Peas – and talks ‘ripping up the dance ground’ and ‘superior garments’ in her VERY plummy accent
- ITV documentary celebrated the 20-year musical journey of the Black Eyed Peas
- Joanna Lumley, 72, was chosen because the host of final night time’s hour-long particular
- Viewers had been left confused over the actress’ inclusion, branding it ‘weird’
Natalie Nook For Mailonline
Viewers had been left baffled after esteemed actress Joanna Lumley was chosen because the host for an ITV particular celebrating 20 years of the Black Eyed Peas.
The Completely Fabulous star was readily available to speak to the trio will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo about their prolonged music profession in an hour-long programme that aired final night time.
The 72-year-old’s look left viewers scratching their heads, with many questioning how she got here on board and others branding it ‘the weirdest factor of the 12 months’.
The Black Eyed Peas, who are actually a rap trio with will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo, had been in dialog with Joanna Lumley for an ITV retrospective of their 20-year musical journey
Lots of these tuning in weren’t capable of concentrate on the band’s story, as an alternative questioning the unlikely pairing of the Peas and Ab Fab star Joanna
These tuning in had been unable to concentrate on the story of the band’s musical journey.
As a substitute they had been involved with the host, with one writing: ‘In fact Joanna Lumley is internet hosting a celebration of the Black Eyed Peas after all the pieces that’s gone on this 12 months, this isn’t the weirdest factor of the 12 months. However, it’s bloody properly up there within the high 5!’
‘Don’t no if Joanna Lumley is presenting an evening with the Black Eyed Peas or Iv had a Head Knock then had 12 Stella’s on the social gathering bus[sic],’ mentioned one.
‘ITV are celebrating 20 years of the Black Eyed Peas. The present is hosted by Joanna Lumley. Completely none of this makes any sense,’ added one other.
‘Why on earth is Joanna Lumley presenting this?’ requested an equally baffled viewer.
Joanna greeted her pal will.i.am after they carried out their opening quantity on the music particular. The pair had first met in 2014 after they filmed a documentary collectively
The looks of the actress had lots of of individuals taking to social media to query why Joanna was collaborating
Lumley and band frontman will.i.am bonded after assembly on a 2014 BBC present referred to as ‘Joanna Lumley Meets will.i.am’ and the pair remained buddies.
Whereas she admitted she hasn’t stored in common contact with the rapper, Will mentioned lately on Good Morning Britain mentioned that they had bonded.
‘We did a particular earlier than on the BBC and I introduced her to my previous ghetto.
‘We spent lots of time collectively and we turned buddies. I believe she’s superior.’
Throughout a efficiency within the UK they had been joined by Will’s former The Voice judges, Sir Tom Jones and Danny O’Donoghue from The Script and Nicole Scherzinger
Within the particular the Black Eyed Peas had been with out Fergie who introduced she was taking a short lived break from the band in 2017, as an alternative Nicole Scherzinger took her place to carry out their hits on stage.
In addition they revealed how they got here collectively and return to the Los Angeles membership the place they had been first found.
The rap trio additionally revisit the studio the place they recorded lots of their hits and discuss their break-out album, Elephunk – and through a efficiency within the UK they had been joined by Will’s former The Voice judges, Sir Tom Jones and Danny O’Donoghue from The Script.