James Corden Shouted At Harry Styles’ Fans To “Behave Like Normal People” When He Randomly Showed Up At A Random Fan's House To Film A Music Video

It’s hard seeing people live my dream.

Last month, James Corden announced that he will be leaving The Late Late Show, which he has hosted since 2015.

James Corden behind a desk on his talk show

“When I started this journey, it was always going to be just that. It was going to be a journey, an adventure. I never saw it as my final destination, you know?” he told fans at the time. “And I never want this show to overstay its welcome in any way. I always want to love making it."

James Corden during his talk show monologue

James went on to say that he would remain on the talk show for another year and promised that it will “go out with a bang.”

James Corden

And judging by Thursday’s episode, he certainly wasn’t joking.

In last night’s show, James was joined by Harry Styles, one of his good friends and a fellow Brit, following the recent release of the artist's third album, Harry’s House.

In the segment, Harry and James were tasked with filming a music video for one of Harry’s new songs with just $300 and three hours to spare.

Harry Styles stands among a group of people in a dimly lit room

The two were on the hunt for a location as they walked down a residential street in Brooklyn, and they thought that they’d struck gold when they spotted a woman looking out of her window to see what all the cameras were for.

Corden and Styles face a brownstone stoop, looking up at a second-level window

Unfortunately, she told the stars that she was about to head out for the day so they wouldn’t be able to use her home.

Corden and Styles on the sidewalk facing the camera

James resorted to knocking on random doors to find somebody who was willing to lend them their house for a few hours, but a second woman also turned them down even though she wasn’t going out.

Corden and Styles lean forward at a stranger's door, where an older woman looks on quizzically

“I thought this would be easier, Harry, I’ve got to be honest,” James joked at one point. “I thought your face would open a lot of doors.”

In a music video, Harry looks at the camera wearing a beaded necklace, with streamers waving on either side of his face

But their luck changed when Harry hid as James knocked on a door to another apartment and four young women answered.

Corden knocks on an apartment door as Styles stands a few feet to the side with his face firmly planted into a wall

They recognized James immediately and were clearly a little bit starstruck as they offered their home up for whatever he needed. But when Harry appeared from around the corner, the girls lost it.

Four women, one with hands covering her mouth, face Corden and Styles standing in the doorway

“This isn’t real!” one of the roommates exclaimed as they all covered their mouths in visible shock.

Three women stand inside their apartment, looking anxious

And it turned out that one of the foursome was actually a One Direction superfan, and she told James that Harry would be “in a lot of places” in her room as she showed off her merch.

A woman shows Corden her One Direction merchandise in her room

This included a portrait of Harry as Harry Potter, One Direction’s perfume, and a One Direction book — among other things.

A woman faces the camera, holding up a box with Harry Styles' face collaged onto it

“Oh my god, Harry, stay out of there,” James reacted, before asking: “Be honest, are you, like, a crazy psychopath?”

Corden holds up an object and looks at the woman disapprovingly

As he saw more and more of her merchandise, James added: “Oh no, I feel like you’re going to kill him. Right, we need to hide all of this because I’m worried that you’re a psychopath.”

A woman holds a hand over her mouth as Corden faces her and the camera, holding up an illustration of Harry Styles as Harry Potter

Thankfully, the girl was still able to fulfill her fanfic dream come true as she and her roommates began putting up some party decorations in the apartment. They were also invited to call some friends to join them.

One roommate talks into her phone as her three roommates laugh and stand around her

“We’re filming a music video with Harry Styles and he’s actually here!” they shouted down the phone to a friend, “Get your ass over here now!”

Styles laughs, Corden yells, and the four women look rattled in their apartment living room

Meanwhile, James raided one of the closets for costumes and found a gold bowler hat and giant bowtie that Harry was somehow able to pull off with ease.

Styles wears a bowler hat, standing in the apartment

They then began to film the video, with the first shot featuring Harry sitting fully clothed in a bathtub.

Styles sits in a bathtub, smiling at Corden

“I can’t stress this enough. This was all James’ idea,” Harry joked as he spoke to the camera in the bathroom. “I was in a Christopher Nolan movie. Now this is my dressing room.”

Styles sits on the perch of the tub, talking to the camera

“Shall we just scrap it?” he added. “Is it too late to just do Carpool Karaoke?”

Corden and two women stand by a doorway

The girls got involved with throwing confetti at Harry for one of the shots, and they were even invited to fall on top of him as they filmed the party scenes.

Styles squints as confetti is thrown at him

James also asked them to show him to the roof, with the roommates admitting that they aren’t allowed to go up there because “it’s a little unsafe,” before adding: “Don’t tell our landlord.”

Corden wears a full-body green screen suit as Styles studies the skyline with the two women gesturing in either direction on a rooftop

Harry and James were visibly blown away by the view up there, and they filmed some iconic scenes with James in a green screen suit so that he could be edited out of the shot for some low-budget visual effects.

Corden in a full-body suit and Styles wearing a bowler hat and matching vest and tie stand on a rooftop with their hands up in a synchronized dance

Finally, the girls’ friends arrived and James was forced to shout at them to “behave like normal people” when they couldn’t contain their inner fan and reacted to Harry’s presence by screaming and jumping up and down.

A group of people are blurred in excitement, jumping up and down and reacting to Harry Styles' presence

“Stop! Stop! I will have you removed!” James shouted in what was probably only a half-joke. “OK, say a proper ‘hi’ and keep it together. I will tase you. Let’s behave like normal people.”

Corden screams at young women surrounded by party decorations

And giving direction for the party scenes, James added: “Don’t treat him like he’s Harry, treat him like he’s someone called Chris.”

Harry stands in the middle distance, surrounded by people dancing at a party

Thankfully the group were able to keep calm, and the final shots were definitely impressive, with James even inviting the pizza deliverer to have a brief cameo.

A man with a backward cap holds up multiple pizza boxes that Corden takes from him

The completed music video was shown at the end of the Late Late segment, and it’s fair to say that it is pretty VMA-worthy for something that was cobbled together in just a couple of hours.

Styles eats a piece of pizza at a party

In fact, Harry’s fans said that it was one of their favorite music videos of his to date, with one tweeting: “OMG THE MV HARRY FILMED THAT JAMES DIRECTED IS ACTUALLY SO GOOD OMG AND I THOUGHT THE SONG COULDN’T GET ANY BETTER ‘DAYLIGHT’ IS MY FAV SONG OF ALL TIME OMFG.”


Twitter: @lomlshrry

Another admitted: “If this was the legit mv for ‘Daylight’ I wouldn’t even question it,” while a third wrote: “‘Daylight’ music video easily became my favorite harry mv everything was just so preciously fun and genuine.”

if this was the legit mv for daylight i wouldn’t even question it

Twitter: @seaviewhoney

daylight music video easily became my favorite harry mv everything was just so preciously fun and genuine ♡

Twitter: @sugarhightaste

Others just couldn’t get over how lucky the group of girls were to have had a regular day interrupted in such an iconic way.

Styles stands between four women, all standing and wearing black hoodies with neon glowsticks around their faces

“This is EVERYTHING. Imagine you’re just hanging out and suddenly James Corden and HARRY STYLES come to your house and ask you to shoot a music video. They’re officially the luckiest people ever,” one person commented.

“Those girls in the apartment & the friends they invited are so lucky, kudos for keeping your cool.. imagine having Harry Styles in your place, i mean i'd run out of breath,” another tweeted.

those girls in the apartment & the friends they invited are so lucky, kudos for keeping your cool.. imagine having harry styles in your place, i mean i'd run out of breath

Twitter: @xhera__

And needless to say, if Harry and James ever want to re-create the magic with another impromptu music video in a random house, my door is always open.

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