Embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has made it clear that he likes beer. That message was amplified on Tuesday evening (Oct. 2) within the chilly open to The Late Show a musical spoof entitled "Red Red Whine," which, in fact, was set to the riddims of UB40's 1983 reggaefied cowl of Neil Diamond's "Red, Red Wine."
The parody tune was impressed by a current New York Times report which revealed that Kavanaugh was questioned by the New Haven Police Department following a 1985 bar combat after a UB40 live performance. According to the report, Kavanaugh was an undergraduate at Yale when he was accused of throwing ice onto one other man, whom a good friend mentioned the decide believed was the singer of the reggae-pop band.
"Red Red Wine/Goes to his head/Makes him neglect that he did issues he regrets," a soundalike sings interspersed with feedback from Kavanaugh's current Senate Judicial Committee listening to by which he repeatedly espoused his love of suds amid clips from UB40's boozy authentic video for the tune.
The band lately made it clear in an announcement to Billboard that they'd nothing to do with the 1985 incident. “Obviously, there will need to have been an assault as a result of the police have been known as and a report was filed, however it is a case of mistaken identification and has nothing to do with UB40," a spokesperson for UB40 founding member guitarist/vocalist Robin Campbell instructed Billboard.
In case there was any doubt, the person concerned within the bar combat was not Ali Campbell, the singer instructed the The Guardian on Tuesday (Oct. 2) that there was no probability he was in that New Haven bar three many years in the past ("It wasn't me!"), nor would he ever have an issue with a gaggle of individuals gazing him -- as a result of, effectively, it occurs on a regular basis.
"I don’t keep in mind the gig in query [in Connecticut], however we did greater than 1,000 exhibits within the U.S. within the '80s," he mentioned. "They blur into each other, however the very last thing I might do is go to the bar over the street after a present -- I soar straight right into a automobile and return to the lodge. If somebody had been gazing me, I wouldn’t have gone: ’Ere, who're you ?' I’ve been on TV screens for 35 years, so I’m used to individuals me. Most individuals who do recognise me are beautiful."
Watch the parody and the unique beneath.