Kristen Chenowith Takes “Wicked” Jab At Weiner
Kristen Chenowith has an amazing vocal range, evident in her role in the successful Broadway show “Wicked”, and she used it to great effect on “The Tonight Show” on Tuesday when she took one of the show’s songs and changed it a bit to skewer a very popular figure in the headlines.
By now, everyone knows who Anthony Weiner is; as more sex scandals come to light, it seems it’s all anyone can talk about. The object of his latest affections, Sydney Leathers, spoke to Howard Stern this week about their relationship and the fact that she’s thinking about releasing a song about Weiner called “Weinerizer“, a cheeky take on Britney Spears’ “Womanizer”. But Chenowith beat her to the punch, taking the song “Popular” and making it her own.
“Become a monk, though they’ve seen your junk / Now you’ll play a different show,” she sang. “So let’s start ’cause you’ve got an awfully long way to go / Long? Well…”