Bridget Everett Serenades 'Sexiest Man Alive' Idris Elba With Rihanna's 'Only Girl' on 'Tonight Show': Watch

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Bridget Everett singing Karaoke on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Nov. 8, 2018.

Stand-up comedian/actress Bridget Everett stopped by The Tonight Show on Thursday (Nov. 8) for a hilarious, impromptu performance of Rihanna's "Only Girl." While catching up with host Jimmy Fallon, the multi-talented star shared a few funny anecdotes before Fallon asked if she could sing to the audience. The cabaret veteran and co-star of HBO's ensemble comedy Camping picked the RiRi song as her go-to.  

"Any reason for you to sing that one?" Fallon inquired. "You know Idris Elba? We haven't met yet, but we will," the comedian replied.

 

The actress then explained her platonic love for the actor, who was recently nominated the Sexiest Person Alive by People. “I want to dedicate this to him because he must be so lonely right now,” she said, later rationalizing her thought with a funny mountain analogy. “When you’re at the top of the mountain, no one can get to you."

Showing off her powerful vocals, the actress joked before starting, "Idris... I wrote this song for you." 

With infectious energy, Everett took over the stage as she kneeled and belted out the tune in front of a collage of Elba's pictures.

Watch the hilarious performance below.

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