Watch James Corden Get Stuck While Dancing on the Ceiling with Lionel Richie

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Lionel Richie chats in the green room with James Corden during The Late Late Show with James Corden on May 22, 2017. 

There's a reason that James Corden was cut out of the original gravity-defying video for Lionel Richie's 1986 smash single "Dancing on the Ceiling." To put it mildly: he stinks at ceiling dancing. Like, really a lot. Corden taped a bit with Richie for The Late Late Show when the former Commodores and solo star was a guest on the show earlier in the week and on Wednesday night (May 24) he revealed the results.

Needless to say, the video is proof positive that Corden looks terrible in a Space Balls-style mullet and that he should never be invited to dance anywhere except the floor.

Watch Richie try to dislodge the talk show host with a series of random objects: