The comedian, actor, and musician has always seemed to go under the radar and under-appreciated during his expansive career, and I think it’s about time that we all show him the respect he deserves.
You might have read “musician” as I described him and thought to yourself “is this guy talking about School of Rock?” As much as I love that movie, that’s not what I’m talking about when I call Black a musician.
He’s actually half of the comedy rock duo called “Tenacious D,” which has released four studio albums that promise to melt your face off with excessive guitar solos and otherworldly vocal performances.
Oh, and they usually have some phenomenally funny album covers:
So it should come as no surprise that the funny man leaned into his comedy chops and musical ability to help out at a Hollywood Strike Fundraiser, which was put together to help raise money for crew members that have been financially impacted by the writer’s and actor’s strikes.
Black certainly did his part in entertaining the crowd at The Give Back-ular Spectacular! Show, at one point stripping down to only his underwear and socks and showcasing his peak male form.
The movie star then interacts with the audience, and when taking “requests,” someone shout out a Taylor Swift song, and Black quickly busts into a performance of “Anti-Hero” while he is quite literally baring it all.
With his big beard and long hair flowing as he moves across the stage, Black mixed together martial arts and ballet dancing as he belted out the hit Taylor Swift song. He also improvises a bit when he gets to a portion of the tune that he doesn’t particularly know by heart.
A fan in attendance captured the hilarious performance on their phone, and posted the video with the caption:
“Watching Jack Black strip and then serenade us with Taylor Swift wasn’t on my bingo card for 2023.”
Just in case you wanted to check out some of Jack Black’s work with Tenacious D, here’s a video that was released to promote their cover of Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game” to give you an idea of the talent the band possesses: