Anthony Anderson had audience members cracking up at the 2016 BET Awards when he totally flashed viewers and started twerking on stage — WITH his butt cheeks exposed! But the host’s stunt was actually a tribute to Prince, with Janelle Monae doing the same thing earlier in the show!
Anthony Anderson, 45, proved that he’s definitely the hostess with the mostest when he striped down and revealed his butt cheeks on stage at the 2016 BET Awards! The audience totally ate it up as the comedian shook his exposed booty, but OUR favorite part? He copied Janelle Monae‘s, 30, outfit during her tribute to Prince — as Prince did the same thing during one of HIS performances!
We just love how Anthony really bared all while hosting the 2016 BET Awards on June 26. After all, he totally revealed his rear end in the most hilarious pair of white pants — that just happened to have the butt cheeks cut out of them! SO hilarious! And you better believe fans went wild!
— GIPHY (@giphy) June 27, 2016
“HE HAD MY STOMACH HURTING SOO BADD,” one fan commented on Twitter. Another gushed, “In tears .” And while Anthony’s little stunt was truly one of the funniest moments of the awards show, he didn’t come up with the idea all on his own!
Prince actually debuted the look way back in 1991 during the VMAs. The icon was on live TV performing “Gett Off” when he turned around to reveal his bare butt! Since, it has been deemed one of the sexiest things to ever be aired on live TV.
Clearly Janelle was inspired by Prince’s iconic look because during her tribute to the legend, she too turned around to reveal her bare butt peeking through her pants. And being a comedian, there’s no way Anthony couldn’t join in on the fun and show off his OWN derriere! But we have to say, no one quite does it like Prince!
Tell us, HollywoodLifers — was this the funniest moment of the BET Awards? How hilarious was Anthony as host?