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Five US stars we want in exchange for James Corden

By Aaron Tamazou

So America got James Corden. Life goes on. In fact, this means there’s an open vacancy for a glitzy Stateside TV personality to join our ever so slightly bleaker shores. Here’s Attitude’s pick of the five people we wouldn’t mind filling out Corden’s ever-shrinking blazer on UK telly. It’s only fair.

Justin Timberlake


James Corden upped sticks for the bright lights of The Late Late Show shortly after becoming a daddy for the first time, so who’s to say the birth of Justin’s baby won’t come with a relocation to the UK? His humorous turns on Saturday Night Live, as well as an accomplished musical and acting career make him shine much brighter than his closest British competitor, Dermot O’Leary. He can dance a hell of a lot better too.

Andy Cohen


Andy resigned as head of department for Bravo in 2013, where he was the first openly gay host of an American late-night talk show of over ten years. Today he serves as the handsome executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise, and he also featured as an all-seeing head in the clouds in Lady Gaga’s music video for G.U.Y..

Neil Patrick Harris


We simply can’t rule out the Oscars host’s recent appearance on Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway as an elaborate ruse for sussing out his UK competitors with a view of some day overturning them. The national treasures should be shaking in their boots. Neil is a condensed talent powerhouse who can do everything they can do put together… In his pants.

Billy Eichner


Billy’s hilarious short fuse on the Parks & Recreation isn’t a far stretch from his natural comic style on his own show, Billy On The Street with special guests including Will Ferrell, Zachary Quinto, Lindsay Lohan, Neil Patrick Harris and even Michelle Obama. Recurring games include ‘For a Dollar’, ‘Amateur Speed Sketching’ and ‘Quizzed In The Face’. We reckon he could give Vic and Bob a run for their money.




With talks of a British Drag Race seemingly on the tip of everyone’s tongue, RuPaul’s sashay back onto our telly screens since her all too brief 90s stint has long been a fantasy of ours. Ru once opened and hosted the Brit Awards alongside Elton John with a duet of Don’t Go Breaking My Heart. Let’s be real; #CapeGate would have been twice the event it was with a RuPaul reaction shot.