George W Bush surprises judges with standup comedy on 'America's Got Talent'
It looks like the appearance of the former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani on the recently concludes Season 7 of 'The Masked Singer' has set off a trend of roping in high-profile political figures on reality competition shows! Joining in the heels of Giuliani to take on the small screen is none other than former President George W Bush!
George Bush made his big surprise debut on Episode 2 of 'America's Got talent' Season 17. The former President's audition was promoted as a huge surprise for the show's famous judges- Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, and Heidi Klum. If you're wondering what talent the 43rd President of the country showcased on the NBC show, and how the judges reacted to it, then keep reading.
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George W Bush on 'America's Got Talent'
The former President pulled up to the auditions in his limousine with security guards flanked all around him. He then casually stepped onto the stage and introduced himself as George. The judges were visibly shaken on seeing George Bush before them. Just to confirm his identity, Simon asked him what he did for a living and if he was involved in politics. George coyly replies saying he was a government official, but since his retirement, he had been broadening his horizons.
George then proceeded to showcase his talents to the judges by performing a cheeky standup comedy set. He kicked off the set by using the punchline of checking out his wife Laura because she was a librarian when they first met. The former President also joked about his love for the letter 'C' and more. Despite the President's cheeky jokes, sadly he didn't make it through to the next round. Despite it being a joke audition, the judges still played along and gave George their feedback. Howie declared that the President's jokes didn't land well. Well, looks like George may have to work on it a little more before trying out for 'AGT' again.
America's Got Talent' Season 17 airs on Tuesdays at 8 pm on NBC. Following the show's premiere, you can catch all-new episodes every Tuesday from 8 to 10 pm ET/PT. For viewers who wish to tune in to the show without cable, they can do so using any of the following streaming services: Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, AT&T TV, or YouTube TV.