“The worst thing about my job is breaking bad news to my staff,” Corden begins the clip, which was shared online Thursday. “How do I keep my fun persona while telling someone that their work is absolute shit?”
Luckily, he’s discovered the perfect solution — and it involves getting Blunt to be, well, really blunt on his behalf. Cue clips of Blunt delivering Corden’s concerns to staffers, but then making it all right again with a burst of singing.
Corden’s spoof cowardly stunt does backfire on him eventually, though.
Check out the full segment above.