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James Corden and David Beckham star in spoof underwear ad to promote the Late Late Show

James Corden, the newly crowned host of ‘The Late Late Show’, has featured in a mock Calvin Klein underwear ad alongside former footballer and model David Beckham.

The skit, created to promote Corden’s hosting of the show, sees the pair model tight white underwear in a number of poses. Corden juxtaposes the black and white film and its serious philosophical musings with interesting visuals.

Beckham relived his time as the head of Calvin Klein’s underwear ads - a position now filled by Justin Bieber - to promote ‘D&J’ briefs... David and James briefs.

The pair stated that the underwear makes them feel "secure", "supported", "free", "cradled", "alive".

The ad closed on the line: “It’s underwear for a man with a great body… And David Beckham.”

Corden takes over the role from the departing Craig Ferguson during a transitional period for late night TV which also saw South African comedian Trevor Noah take over from Jon Stewart as the host of the Daily Show.

Check out the full skit in all its glory below.

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