Blaine Channels Michael Jackson in ‘Glee’ Video for ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Something’
Along with the other New Directions kids, Darren Criss’ fictional character rocks MJ’s trademark outfit while showing off his best moves to pay tribute to late King of Pop.A video for the upcoming episode of “Glee” has just been released. Giving a sneak peek to the Michael Jackson tribute, the brand new clip sees Darren Criss’s Blaine Anderson belting out the late King of Pop’s 1983 hit “Wanna Be Startin’ Something” while rocking a black-and-white MJ-themed outfit.
In doing the performance, Blaine is joined by the New Directions kids like Kurt (Chris Colfer), Mercedes (Amber Riley), Santana (Naya Rivera), and Brittany (Heather Morris). They are dancing around McKinley High School hallway before switching to the stage. At one point, he’s seen recreating MJ’s legendary move, the crotch grab.
Airing on Tuesday, January 31, “Glee” upcoming episode is entitled “Michael”. It sees the rivalry between New Directions and the Warblers intensifying en route to Regionals. Kurt and Rachel receive news regarding their admissions process at NYADA, and things continue to heat up between Sam (Chord Overstreet) and Mercedes.