Decked out in a sleeveless Santa shirt, Bermuda shorts and a hairdo fit for Guy Fieri, Will Ferrell stopped by the “Tonight Show” Wednesday and unveiled his new gig as New Santa.
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“Look, brah, the Kris Kringle we all grew up with is old and lame,” he told host Jimmy Fallon. “Dude looks like someone’s weird grandpa. Kids today are demanding a newer, hipper, more badass Santa Claus. So … you’re welcome!”
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And no one would mistake Claus 2.0 for the original.
This Santa wears a Bluetooth earpiece, carries a fur-trimmed camo bag and uses a t-shirt cannon to shoot treats into the crowd.
Well, toward the crowd. It’s still a work in progress.
And forget all about the old sliding-down-the-chimney routine. Ferrell’s Claus is starting a new tradition.
While he kicks back in Cabo, presents will fly out to anyone on the “noice” list, as long as they live in “The Drone Zone.”
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To celebrate the changes, Ferrell and Fallon took the stage and sang New Santa’s favorite Smash Mouth song — with a twist.
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