Back in June, Clownvis Presley's audition for America's Got Talent aired. Despite his quick and obscenity-ridden dismissal by the judges, Clownvis was invited back to America's Got Talent for tonight's season finale.
For those who were expecting or at least hoping for another exchange of words between Clownvis and the judges, prepare to be disappointed. After a montage of performers who were booed and laughed off the stage throughout the AGT auditions, said performers were invited onto the stage and introduced as the "America's Got Talent All-Stars."
The all-stars included a lounge-style singer, a fire thrower, a chubby male stripper, a young man with a very flexible face, two singer/dancers and someone playing a giant guitar.
The group sang and danced to Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" and ended its number with a move toward the front of the stage and the unveiling of a banner reading "All Stars." The only mischief Clownvis had a chance to get into was giving Nick Cannon some bunny ears prior to the commercial break.
I would like to note that the top four contestants were no less gimmicky and no more talented than Clownvis - and in my opinion, they were less entertaining. (The other contestants were: Fighting Gravity, Prince Poppycock, Jackie Evancho, and my personal least favorite, Michael Grimm.)
*The America's Got Talent All-Stars, featuring Clownvis
Update, 10:15 p.m., by Annie Zaleski Commenter Craig Mayhem is totally right -- here's a screencap of the Goo Goo Dolls' performance, where drummer Mike Malinin's Clownvis T-shirt is visible: