It may seem like a long way to go for a joke — or a crazy theme party — but singer-songwriter John Mayer hosted a fake Vanity Fair Oscars party at his Los Angeles home last night. For his weekly “Current Mood” series, John constructed a set that looked just like the Vanity Fair red carpet and filmed various bits with his guests in front of the convincing backdrop.
Among the guests at John’s “Oscars Extravaganza” party were comedians Dave Chapelle and Bob Sagat, producer Diplo and singer Halsey. At one point in filming the episode, John got up and jammed the song “Wannabe” with Halsey and Diplo.
We have a clip of the jam — and the very life-like but fake Vanity Fair background — below. We also have the video of John’s full episode, for those interested. Continue Reading →