Yes, you read all of those words correctly. On CBS’ “Early Show” this morning, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, along with Gayle King, briefly performed an a capella rendition of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ubiquitous hit “Call Me Maybe.”
And here we were all set to call a moratorium on coverage of “Call Me Maybe” covers following Jimmy Fallon and The Roots’ charming rendition, which featured Jepsen herself. But you simply can’t ignore when one of the most respected men in America takes to the daytime talk show circuit and proves that not only is he aware of the hit (and really, how could he not be?), he knows the words – and has some pretty sweet flow.
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Of course, Powell isn’t the only politician to get carried away by Jepsen’s pop magic. President Obama recently covered the track too … kind of! You can check out below.