The "Bound 2" parodies keep on coming! This time, Seth Rogen has teamed up with his "Neighbors" costar Zac Efron to spoof the explicit Kanye West and Kim Kardashian music video and simultaneously promote their upcoming comedy.
Are you ready for it? "Bound 4" features a chiseled Efron side-by-side with a portly Rogen -- at least that's what we've surmised from this Instagram photo the "High School Musical" alum shared Tuesday.
"Whether you're a #KanyeWest fan or not, fans are #Bound2 get a kick out of this new still from #ZacEfron and #SethRogen's film #NeighborsMovie Check out all the neighborly shenanigans when the comedy hits theaters next May! #uhhuhhoney," the 26-year-old actor wrote.
Indeed, leave it to Efron and Rogen to capitalize on the ridiculousness of the music video, and its even better parody, "Bound 3," featuring Rogen and James Franco. The latter pair decided to re-enact the video by stepping into the roles of Kardashian and West. You know, the same roles that had topless Kardashian straddling her rapper fiance while he rides motorcycle.
"You nailed it!!! Sooo funny!" Kardashian tweeted to Rogen.
"thanks!" the 31-year-old actor replied. "Some of those positions were really uncomfortable. That ... is harder than it looks."
"Kanye says what's up!" the reality star added. "He loves u guys! He laughed so hard at this."
"That's so awesome!! Ha!!" he said. "Tell him what's up back, so psyched you guys like it!" Rogen replied.
Given West's anger over Jimmy Kimmel's parody of him and his latest heated exchange with MTV's Sway Calloway, the warm reception he gave "Bound 3" is surprising. But it would seem that Rogen and Franco weren't off by much in their interpreation of the cheesy, scenic video.
"I wanted to take white trash T-shirts and make it into a video," West told New York hip-hop radio station Power 105's "Breakfast Club" on Tuesday. "I wanted it to look as phony as possible. I wanted the clouds to go one direction, the mountains to go one direction, the horses to go over there ... 'cause I want to show you that this is 'The Hunger Games.' I want to show you that this is the type of imagery that's been presented to all of us. And the only difference is a black dude in the middle of it."
"I'm like Marina Abramovic," the 36-year-old Grammy winner said, referring to the performance artist who recently collaborated with Lady Gaga. "This is, like, performance art. The thing is, I don't got a problem with looking stupid."
"I don't have a problem with making mistakes in front of people," he added. "And the thing is you create stuff you on the borderlines, you can like it and people could respond to it or people could not respond to it."
And that wasn't the only puzzling thing he said during the interview: He went on another "creative genius"-like rant -- or his so-called "visionary stream of consciousness" during the 42-minute segment. The DJs put him in his place a few times; all the while he dissed Kate Upton, compared himself and Kardashian to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, got angry about his shoe deals, contemplated slavery, talked about Jay-Z being his big brother, explained his love-hate relationship with the paparazzi, attacked corporations and industries, and, oh, so much more.
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