Reba McEntire cheekily spoofs God Save The Queen in promo for The Voice as she joins starry coaches panel
Reba McEntire brutally parodies God Save The Queen in promo for The Voice as she joins star coaching panel
Reba McEntire brutally spoofed God Save The Queen in a new promo for her upcoming run on The Voice this fall.
The 68-year-old joins a star-studded coaching panel, rounding out a foursome that includes Niall Horan, Gwen Stefani and John Legend.
In a playful new ad for her latest performance, Reba sang a series of new lyrics to the tune of the British national anthem, here retooled as All Hail The Queen.
Committed to it, donning a crown and wielding a scepter, at one point she even mimicked the late Queen’s signature “royal wave.”
“This fall on NBC / Her voice has royalty / All hail the Queen,” Reba sang in the background of the commercial.
Incoming: Reba McEntire brutally spoofed God Save The Queen in a new promo for her upcoming run on The Voice this fall
Yum: Reba’s new ad also includes a sneak peek at her love of tater tots, which is so pronounced that “Tater Tot” is her husband’s nickname for her
The new promo also offers a few glimpses of Reba’s comedic timing, which she turned into a long-running sitcom in the aughts.
“I’ve had two country hits!” Gwen brags at one point, prompting Reba to dryly cut her to size by remarking, “I’ve had more than two.”
Reba’s new ad also includes a nod to her love of tater tots, which is so pronounced that “Tater Tot” is her husband’s nickname for her.
In the promo, Reba can be seen gleefully smearing sauce on a tray of tater tots before holding them up to the camera, as if offering them to the viewer.
When Niall says, “Reba’s toddlers are cold,” she waves her scepter and commands, “Down with his head!” herself and her co-coaches burst out laughing.
Reba takes over the spot on the panel recently vacated by her compatriot Blake Shelton, who also happens to be married to Gwen.
“Everyone loves Blake,” Reba said Access to Hollywood after her hiring was announced. “No matter what he does, everyone loves him and they will miss him for that.”
The Is There Life Out There singer added, “I’m going to miss him. I wish I could have done a season or two with him. That would have been very nice.’
Valued company: The 68-year-old joins a star-studded coaching panel, rounding out a foursome with Niall Horan (left), Gwen Stefani and John Legend
The look: She sat down in front of the bit, donned a crown and waved a scepter, and at one point even mimicked the late queen’s signature “royal wave”
Quippy: The new promo also offers a few glimpses of Reba’s comedic timing, which she turned into a long-running sitcom in the film
Before getting a full-time job on The Voice, Reba guest-starred on the show as a Mega Mentor who assists the main coaches.
“It was so much fun,” she recalled, “and I was totally interested in the kids when they came in to sing. So talented!’
Reba said, “It’s just refreshing to be around talented people. I think it’s great, and if I can help someone with something I’ve learned over the last 48 years, I think it’s my duty to do so and I’ll be happy to do it.”
The Voice is currently gearing up to debut its 24th season, which premieres September 25 on NBC.