Prince William, John Edwards, Mark Zuckerberg & More Viral Videos
For Anne Hathaway’s ‘Les Mis’ crooning, John Edwards’s mea culpa, and Prince William’s baby talk, see our countdown of the week’s buzziest videos.
10. World's Best Bartender?
Pour me another, barkeep! Alexander Shtifanov's bartending skills are so electrifying that once you've watched his set from Ukraine’s Got Talent, you're going to need a drink.
9. Cutest Marriage Proposal Ever?
You'll laugh and you just might cry. This proposal from Portland actor Isaac Lamb to his girlfriend, Amy Frankel, might be the most endearing lip-dub in history. "When I decided to ask Amy to marry me, I wanted something she wouldn't forget," Lamb told The Oregonian. She won't—and neither will you.
8. State Rep. Goes Berserk on House Floor
Fed up with politics? So are, well, politicians. Watch as Illinois state Rep. Mike Bost loses it on the House floor after he was asked to vote on a bill just minutes after it was received.
7. Barney Frank's Not-So-Funny Trayvon Joke
File this one in commencement speech gaffes 101. In his speech at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, the congressman quipped to honorary-degree recipient Hubie Jones, a civil-rights activist, that the hoodie on Jones's graduation robe was one “you can wear and no one will shoot at you.” Someone's speechwriter should start looking for a new job.
6. Trump for President! Wait, What?
Let’s face it, Obama and Romney don’t exactly generate raucous headlines. So what’s a comedian to do when faced with the long slog toward November? Luckily for Jon Stewart, the comedy gods have spoken and they have a solution—bring back Donald Trump! Watch Stewart’s plea for the Donald to jump back in the race.
5. Mark Zuckerberg’s Bizarre Chinese Cameo
Sure this may seem like a run-of-the-mill promo for an upcoming Chinese documentary. But wait is that … Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg and his other half, Priscilla Chan? Look closely about 30 seconds in.
4. Joe Biden’s Wise Words for Grads
Vice President Joe Biden thanked West Point graduates for their commitment to their country—and then told the story of the worst SAT ever. For once, it wasn’t a foot-in-mouth moment.
3. Anne Hathaway's New Skill: Singing
The trailer for the highly anticipated Les Miserables movie musical has finally arrived, featuring the Devil Wears Prada actress's crooning. Warm up those pipes, Anne! Now we're curious: can she dance, too?
2. Prince Harry: My Mom ‘Would Have Loved Kate’
Get ready to try and hold back the tears. In a 20/20 special for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Prince Harry and Prince William opened up to Katie Couric about longing for their mother during last year'’s royal wedding. And, in case you were wondering: no baby for Kate Middleton—at least not yet!
1. Edwards: ‘I Did an Awful, Awful Lot That Was Wrong’
Call it an attempt at a mea culpa. After the shocking not-guilty verdict, fallen politico John Edwards thanked the jury for their careful deliberation and said that he plans to focus on being a good dad.