Ever since Kathy Griffin was removed from CNN’s New Year’s Eve coverage after posing with a papier-mâché version of Trump’s bloody, head-to-head—remember when the Trump family claimed that Baron thought it was his father’s real head? – A gap has been reduced to zero in NYE TV territory. In cripple-walked Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson, co-hosted the first “Miley’s New Years Eve Party” on NBC.
“Miley called me and asked, ‘What are you doing on New Years? I’m organizing a party, you want to help me host it?'” Davidson said to the crowd. “And I just Looked at my mom’s desk and was like, ‘Yeah, I’m in.
The star-studded staged event began with Will Smith’s quirky rendition of “Miami”—as the party took place in Miami, where all the stars (and the AOC) were on New Year’s Eve—which saw SNL The star and performer formerly known as Hannah Montana attempted to rap, followed by Savatey, and Brandi Carlyle and Cyrus performed a duet for Carlyle’s hit tune “The Story” and Cyrus’s “The Climb”. Did. (According to Cyrus, everyone in attendance was tested and had to show proof of vaccination to gain entry to the outdoor event, with most of the crowd wearing masks.)
It’s here we must mention the elephant in the room: NBC’s Optics aired all these A-list stars living in Miami, while so many are connected inside, either because of COVID infection or an abundance of caution. While an argument can certainly be made that given the state of things this all seems strange, those of us who celebrate New Year’s Eve in our living rooms Were Some entertainment is needed. Furthermore, it happened outside and required a negative test as well as proof of VAX, so the health and safety protocols seem to be adequate.
Rapper Jack Harlow, who looks like a ’70s porn star and sounds like a draft of Post Malone, performed (I hear TikTok kids love him), then Cyrus and Davidson made a draw-out. Sketch, where he jokingly admitted that they were actually the “norm” who didn’t do drugs or party, preferring Oprah’s book club to club (they’re both quite charming). Another Cyrus performance – a cover of Blondie’s “Heart of Glass”, in which the singer donned a blood-red blazer and disco jumpsuit – came once again showcasing her extraordinary range.
In addition to Miley and her younger sister Noah singing “Jolene”, the obvious highlight of the evening came courtesy of actor Steve Buscemi, who popped up during a Cyrus/Davidson musical sketch titled “Unreal Resolve”, in which the two break up aboard a yacht. Were all Davidson’s resolutions which he is doomed to fail in 2022 (e.g. reading at least three books). Suddenly, he receives a FaceTime call from Buscemi, who tells Davidson that he is “in sight” if he ever returns to New York City because he was never paid for his turn. king of staten island,
A minute before the clock struck midnight, Davidson asked everyone to raise a glass and toast the loss of television icon Betty White, who passed away on New Year’s Eve, just weeks from her 10th birthday. was earlier. In lieu of a ball drop, the event featured a giant light-up champagne bottle spraying fireworks, as Davidson said, “Happy New Year! 2021 Go to Hell!” Soon after, Cyrus suffered a minor wardrobe malfunction, causing her breasts to be visible to onlookers at home.
In some ways, a fitting end to a year of disaster.