Harry Styles Takes Over The Late Late Show

Harry Styles showed off his hosting chops on The Late Late Show—and gave us his best James Corden.

The singer-songwriter continued his week-long residency at the late-night show on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. And in a surprise twist that brought the audience to shrieks, Styles temporarily snatched the reins from host Corden, as he strutted out on stage, while in character, to deliver the opening monologue.

The 23-year-old looked his usual dapper self, donning a green velvet suit, and quipped, "Let's do what we do every night and talk about the news."

"Of course, the big story today is that Donald Trump shared secret information with the Russians last week. The good news for Trump is that he has been named Employee of the Month by Russia," he joked.

"Here's another story we've all been talking about around the office: Hillary Clinton is forming a group called Onward Together, a political organization that is anti-Trump," the "Sign of the Times" singer explained. "Experts are calling it 'bold,' 'ambitious,' and 'six months too late.'"

Corden, not to be overshadowed by the former One Direction member, also had fun with the role reversal, as he lounged backstage in a red Styles-esque suit, complete with white cowboy boots, big shades, and even a butterfly tattoo. The comedian modeled his new look on Instagram, writing the following caption: "*listens to the new @harrystyles album once*."

*listens to the new @harrystyles album once*

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Styles later led the show into a "Side Effects May Include" segment, which appropriately covered the side effects of going solo.

"Those side effects may include—having to be the cute one, having to also be the sulky one, but it's hard because you're also the cute one and there's nothing really cute about being sulky," he jokingly noted. "Having to be the dangerous one. That's hard because you're already cute and sulky and people aren't really scared of sad little cutie pies."

Styles ended the evening doing what he does best, as he performed his new single "Carolina" from his chart-topping self-titled solo debut.