Downton Abbey can keep George Clooney. We Yanks have scored One Direction in the transatlantic trade, and after last night's Saturday Night Live antics, we've decided to keep them. No backsies.
The British boy band not only performed on last night's show, they also popped in to play a hunky male dance squad in the "Girlfriends Talk Show" skit alongside host Amy Adams. Turns out the lads have some decent acting chops, and between Zayn's man-bun and Niall's flirting in a legit American accent, we too were as smitten as Aidy Bryant's love-struck Morgan. (Not quite "blasting in my pants" smitten, but still.)
The show was an all-round success. Kristen Wiig turned up in the monologue. Serial got yet another parody. Dr. Evil even stopped by to scold Sony and North Korea on the whole hacking situation. Fun fact: The oldest One Directioner, Louis Tomlinson, was five years old when the first Austin Powers hit theaters. Eesh.
Behold the clip Zayn shared below. Should Justin Timberlake be scared? Watch the full episode here (so far, it's the season's best) and find out.
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