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Kristin Chenoweth: Life Does Go On

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Kristin Chenoweth insists she's not a political person, but she couldn't resist poking fun at former Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York last week on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

The one-time disgraced politician returned to the public eye to run in the New York mayoral race. Then, he was hit with a second sexting scandal.

So, in order to help the former congressman out, Chenoweth rewrote the lyrics to "Popular,"a song she made famous in the musical "Wicked." While it was still about helping him become popular, this time it was about becoming the "right kind of popular."

"I'll teach you to zip your fly, you won't be that guy with a camera down his pants," she sang. "I'll teach you what tweets to tweet, something clean and sweet. We'll make sure you'll get your chance to be popular. The right kind of popular. They'll think you've become a monk, though they've seen your junk. Now you'll play a different show!"

Kristin joins Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on Good Day L.A.

Fun Facts About Kristin Chenoweth:

  • She is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television.
  • An Oklahoma native, Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child and studied opera before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre.
  • In 1997, she made her Broadway debut in Steel Pier. Besides You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked, Chenoweth's stage work includes five City Center Encores! productions, Broadway's The Apple Tree in 2006 and Promises, Promises in 2010, as well as Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions.
  • Chenoweth had her own TV series Kristin in 2001, and has guest starred on many shows, including Sesame Street and Glee, for which she was nominated for Emmy awards in 2010 and 2011.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Kristin will be at the Hollywood Bowl Friday August 23rd and Saturday august 24th.

You can follow Kristin on:

Twitter: @kchenoweth

Facebook: kristinchenoweth

Myspace: kristinchenoweth




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