Lip Sync Battle on Spike/YouTube

You can’t unsee Stephen Merchant’s lip-sync version of Christina Aguilera’s ‘Dirrty’

Two snaps for those chaps.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published May 8, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 9:21 pm CDT

Thursday night’s Lip Sync Battle featured a frenetic faceoff between Malin Akerman and show producer Stephen Merchant. After Akerman told a story about Merchant smack-talking her on a plane, she tried to show him up, diving into a very energetic version of Def Leppard’s “Pour Some Sugar on Me.”

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But Merchant’s was in his element, and his take on Enrique Iglesias’s “Hero” definitely upped the ante. 

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Then, the battle for dirtiest got even more intense, as Akerman took on Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” and Merchant did Christina Aguilera‘s “Dirrty.”

A man that tall should never wear leather chaps, which is probably why he won. Also, Chrissy Teigen should win something for sniffing Merchant’s trouser sock. 

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Screengrab via Lip Sync Battle on Spike/YouTube 

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*First Published: May 8, 2015, 1:09 pm CDT