As the Mitt Romney documentary Mitt continues to create buzz at Sundance, the former Republican presidential candidate hit Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to help the show’s host slow-jam the news. Taking on a role previously filled by President Obama, Brian Williams and Chris Christie, Romney brought word of Obama’s upcoming State of the Union Address over the Roots’ sultry R&B groove.
The segment offered Romney an opportunity to plug the new documentary, as well as take a few digs at his former rival over the Affordable Care Act rollout and NSA surveillance. “Awww yeah, President Obama looked the American people up and down and said I’d tap that,” Fallon interjected, though he also ended the segment with a mocking reference to Romney’s notorious “47 percent” comment. “That’s a low blow, but it’s pretty funny,” Romney replied.