Bill Clinton Has the Last Laugh in New Funny or Die Video
Bill Clinton is showing off his fun side. The former U.S. president joins a handful of Hollywood A-listers in poking fun at his charitable foundation by appearing in a new Funny or Die video that was first shown at the Decade of Difference concert benefiting the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation on Saturday, October 15 night.
Posted online on Tuesday, October 18, the five-minute long sketch sees Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Sean Penn, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and Jack Black making up the Clinton Foundation's Celebrity Division. All of them get together to come up with creative new initiatives.
The meeting proves to be unproductive, though. Wiig suggests everyone in the world should hold their breath for one minute each day to reduce carbon output, Penn passes out flyers that warn people from stealing his lunch, and Damon believes that they should have a company softball team.
Just as Stiller seems to have had enough of the ridiculous ideas, Clinton calls in and claims that he loves them. It turns out, however, that the caller is actually made by Kevin Spacey, who is left surprised when the real Clinton walks in on him and reveals that he has stolen Penn's lunch.
The sketch was written by Funny or Die staff writer Alex Fernie, and shot over five days in September. Video producer Christin Trogan revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that each star set aside about two hours to do the project. "It was long days for the crew, for sure, creating that continuity and that world where they're together, right down to the littlest things, like where a bagel was placed," she said.
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