'Water for Elephants' star Christoph Waltz joins 'American Idol,' introduces firing squad

christoph-waltz-american-idol.jpgIt seems wildly unfair that Christoph Waltz existed for 52 years before we ever knew about him. The "Inglourious Basterds" Oscar-winner is a remarkably good actor -- and, apparently, the ideal talk show guest.

On the April 21 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Waltz (promoting "Water For Elephants") shared his fake audition reel for a judges' seat on "American Idol." He didn't agree with the other panelists' overly positive critiques, so he had one of them (and fallen Stefano Langone) executed by a firing squad.

... All while gingerly sipping a cartoonishly large mug of hot cocoa:


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