Jesse McCartney's 'Wasted' Music Video Is a Nod to Cheesy, Dramatic Soap Operas: Watch

Grant Spanier
Jesse McCartney

In Jesse McCartney's latest episode of The Young & The Wasted, a beautiful girl with an incurable disease murders her father, and a biker tells her that the player she's seeing isn't who she thinks he is--before the butler shoots him dead with an arrow.

Yes, that's right, McCartney transformed his "Wasted" music video into a Californian soap opera parody. He nails four different characters with typically bizarre names like Ricky Moonstruck and Brock Donahue as they live out their melodrama in an opulent mansion. It even has the cheesy dialogue and random plot twists daytime TV is known for.

“Wasted” is McCartney's most recent single, following "Better With You" and his fourth LP, 2014’s In Technicolor. He kicks off a North American tour Jan. 11 in Dallas. Watch the "Wasted" music video below.


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