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One cannot ignore the force that is Bieber fever, am I right? The Canadian popstar's face is everywhere, ALL.THE.TIME!
Well, get this. It seems that the baby-faced teen wants a part on the BBC America comedy, The Inbetweeners.
The Mirror reports that Justin Bieber is a massive fan of the BAFTA award-winning show and its hysterical premise.
"I came across The Inbetweeners and, man, it was the funniest thing I had ever seen," Bieber said. "It was so real to actually what goes on at school. So many high school shows try and glamorize [sic] school, but this was real and that's what made it so funny…"
"If they are going to make a fourth series or a movie, I would make sure I was free to do a cameo. If they want me I'm there," he added.
No no no, Biebs, don't go there. Simon will surely be upset when you woo Carly away from him, while Jay's jealousy is sure to explode as you successfully attain his wannabe status as the BMOC. As for Will, he'll most likely find your hair most utterly annoying, but Neil might actually think you're not such a bad guy. Ugh.
Bieber recently tested his acting chops on the season premiere of CSI in September, playing a troubled teen named Jason who battles a few challenges relating to his only brother. He's expected to appear on the show as his storyline develops.
Would you like to see Justin Bieber make a cameo on The Inbetweeners?
– In related-Inbetweeners news: Will, Simon, Jay, and Neil are NME's cover boys for this week. Tell me, don't you think James Buckley's, who plays the sex-obsessed Jay Cartwright, signature blond bowl cut is eerily similar to The Vines' Craig Nicholls? Whaddya think?
In other news:
– Not everyone in the world is gaga for Glee. Damon Albarn says there's no way in hell he'll allow the hit show to cover a Gorillaz tune. "We wouldn't let that happen," said the former Blur frontman. "And not that they've asked us because they haven't, and now they definitely won't." (Yahoo! via The Associated Press)
– Celebrated BBC talk show host Graham Norton tells The Radio Times that he doesn't fancy himself a good interviewer. He says, "My chat show really is a "chat" show, in that we do just witter on because most questions you come up with you either know the answer to or are never going to be answered." Oh Graham, we think you're tops! (Daily Mail)
– Theater veteran Ruthie Henshall discusses the differences between Broadway and The West End. The brunette beauty explained, "The American audiences are very vocal about their appreciation and we're a lot more reserved. So when you go out there, you kind of go, 'Wow! We must be fabulous' cos you're so used to the English audience going, 'Oh that's very nice.'"
Henshall has been nominated for a host of Olivier Awards, the British equivalent to Broadway's Tony Awards, throughout her 23-year career. She earned her first award for 'Best Actress in a Musical' for her part in She Loves Me in 1995. (BBC)
– The always glamorous Joan Collins doesn't think Jennifer Aniston is that special. The English actress calls her "cute," while harshly criticizing Hollywood for losing sight of the classic beauty from yesteryear.
"I have to say, there aren't that many good looking actresses around today. I mean, there's Angelina Jolie and there's… Angelina Jolie," Collins said. "Jennifer Aniston is cute, but I wouldn't call her beautiful. She's no Ava Gardner or Lana Turner."
I have to agree with the Dynasty actress, for Alexis rules as the absolute bombshell. (Daily Mail)
– Martine McCutcheon is looking to spice things up on Desperate Housewives. The British actress, who portrayed Tiffany on EastEnders for four years before leaving in 1998, is a massive fan of the show, explaining that she'd be a fab fit for the popular American TV drama. "I'm a jobbing actress, I'd do anything I think I'd be good in," she said. Americans will recognize McCutcheon from playing Hugh Grant's assistant and love interest, Natalie, in the 2003 romantic comedy, Love Actually. (Daily Star)
by MacKenzie Wilson