On The Late Late Show Monday night, James Corden revealed what might be Don Cheadle’s darkest secret: He used to be a backup dancer.
"She said, ‘Do you know how to dance?’ and I was like, ‘Not like that,’" Cheadle recalled. Allen was unswayed: "She had her Fame stick, and she was like, ‘No, baby, you doing this video.’"
But that was so long ago. Surely after Don Cheadle earned an Oscar nomination for 2004's Hotel Rwanda he had someone scour the depths of the internet to remove all traces of — oh, hey, who’s that dancing behind Angela Winbush?
Your eyes do not deceive you: That is acclaimed, award-winning actor Don Cheadle high-kicking in an orange jumpsuit. He may say it wasn’t a career, but check that shimmy at the 4-minute mark. Cheadle was all in on this.