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James Corden clueless over CFDAs

Published 11/05/2015

James Corden
James Corden

James Corden is worried that he hasn't thought about what he'll say at the upcoming CFDA Awards at all yet.

The British star is riding a career high at the moment thanks to the success of his new talk show in the US. He's been asked to take the reins at the prestigious fashion event on June 1 in New York City. With huge names like Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors and Tom Ford in the running, James is starting to worry about the level of research required.

"Well, I mean, I haven’t! People keep asking me how I’m planning for the CFDAs, and I wasn’t even entirely sure what the CFDAs were. I just said yes because Anna [Wintour] asked me to do it. So, I’m slightly concerned as to what people might be expecting me to do. What should I do? You tell me!" he laughed to when asked how he'd prepared.

"I have to make an hour of television every day, I’ve got a six-month-old daughter and a four-year-old son - when am I supposed to research? I’m sort of confused as to what I’m supposed to do, really! I don’t even know what the jokes could be! I’m not sure if this is an audience that can laugh at themselves."

James is known to be good friends with US Vogue editor Anna, with the pair going for regular lunches together and sitting front row at shows. She explained it is an honour to be invited to preside over the evening, and James agreed because he loves fashion and how it can impact a person's confidence.

He already knows that he'll be wearing a suit by Tom Ford to the CFDA Awards, adding there are a few other designers he has a lot of time for too.

"I love Lanvin because I really love Alber [Elbaz, designer] - he’s a bigger guy, as am I, so he always makes clothes for us, and I feel I should support him in that," he laughed.

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