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 track was impressed by a latest New York Times report which revealed that Kavanaugh was questioned by the New Haven Police Department following a 1985 bar battle 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 pal mentioned the choose 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 latest Senate Judicial Committee listening to by which he repeatedly espoused his love of suds amid clips from UB40's boozy authentic video for the track.
The band just lately made it clear in an announcement to Streets Talkin that they’d nothing to do with the 1985 incident. “Obviously, there should have been an assault as a result of the police have been known as and a report was filed, however this can be a case of mistaken identification and has nothing to do with UB40," a spokesperson for UB40 founding member guitarist/vocalist Robin Campbell advised Streets Talkin.
In case there was any doubt, the person concerned within the bar battle was not Ali Campbell, the singer advised the The Guardian on Tuesday (Oct. 2) that there was no probability he was in that New Haven bar three a long time in the past ("It wasn't me!"), nor would he ever have an issue with a gaggle of individuals looking at him — as a result of, nicely, 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’d do is go to the bar over the highway after a present — I bounce straight right into a automobile and return to the lodge. If somebody had been looking at 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 under.