Aziz Ansari: Why He was Watching Twilight Mystery Solved

azizLast week we told you about Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari live tweeting while he watched Twilight. No one really knew what spakred the sudden interest. Now the LA Times showtracker seems to have stumbled on the answer. If this is true, you have to hand it to him for doing research on what is likely to be featured on a one-day gig.

“Insiders tell Showtracker exclusively that the comedian and “Parks and Recreation” star is in final negotiations to host the 2010 MTV Movie Awards, slated to air live June 6 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City.

Last week, Ansari spent a couple of days live-tweeting his first-ever viewings of “Twilight” and its sequel “New Moon”:

Never thought I’d see a dude pull up in a Subaru Forrester with such authority. … #TwilightAziz

(As of last Thursday, the comedian was still unsure about whether he was Team Edward or Team Jacob.)”

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  1. never seen the show but he’s funny.

  2. Jackalyn says:

    the show is really funny!
    of course I love Amy Poehler, but is he great on it too.

  3. I saw a stand-up special he did on Comedy Central. He is so funny. He’ll do a great job with the movie awards.

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