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Jesse McCartney Showed Up In A Lecture Hall At Stanford And It Was LIT

Dinkelspiel Auditorium never looked so good.

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This is Dinkelspiel Auditorium, a lecture hall at Stanford University affectionately known as Dink.

Sometimes interesting stuff happens there (like when Mitt Romney visited after losing the election) but mostly it's where students take their Biology midterms.

Fun!
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Fun!

October 28th, 2017 was another normal Saturday night at Dink.

i.e. nothing was going on.

A student dance group, DV8, performed a pretty sweet set, so that was nice.

Nice and normal, that is.
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Nice and normal, that is.

Then this guy ran onto the stage.

^and started playing the opening beep-boo-beep-beep-beep-beep-boop-ba-beep-beep from "Leavin'" on a tiny piano.
Katie Welgan

^and started playing the opening beep-boo-beep-beep-beep-beep-boop-ba-beep-beep from "Leavin'" on a tiny piano.

Interestingly, Jesse was wearing sunglasses indoors as well as a shirt featuring someone's MRI results.

Here he is asking us to call your shawty and tell him you found a new man.
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Here he is asking us to call your shawty and tell him you found a new man.

But Stanford students were 100% here for it anyway.

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Just yesterday some of them were taking a HumBio 2B midterm in those very same seats!

After paradoxically opening with "Leavin'," Jesse moved into the more emotional "How Do You Sleep?"

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The glasses came off, too. Good choice.

Even though Jesse is literally 30, he still pulled off classics like "Body Language."

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Though most of us speak Spanish, Japanese, or French due to that foreign language graduation requirement.

There were students in the audience who were probably more famous than him.

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Hi Katie Ledecky!!

But no matter! He and his hype man Dory pulled off the impossible:

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Singing a song in 2017 featuring the lyrics

"Parlez vous francais?

Konichiwa come and move in my way

Hey, little chica from Guadeloupe

That thing you got behind you is amazing"

without getting booed off stage.

He also pulled a lucky sophomore majoring in EE on stage for a serenade.

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It was a cover of "Stupid Things" by Robin Thicke and v romantic.

I laughed; I cried; I discovered I still knew all the words to "Beautiful Soul."

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YOU MIGHT

NEED TIME

TO THINK IT OVER

Why Dink was chosen as the venue for this captivating performance, we will never know.

But we are grateful for it!

Thanks Jesse!

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Our parents had 2.7 children at your age, but you're still a beautiful soul to us.

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