Which Superstars Inspired 'Popstar'?
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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is this generation's Spinal Tap, but the pop antics the Lonely Island tap into go back to the Eighties. In constructing Conner4Real, Andy Samberg's goofy, cocky pop icon, the trio pulled from some of pop's most famous moments and personalities to create one whole publicity stunt of a person. From DJs-turned-ostrich farmers to surprise album mishaps, here are some cultural moments that built Popstar