Jaleel White -- yes, Urkel -- stars in Cee Lo Green's 'Cry Baby' video

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Cee Lo Green is a busy man.

Between coaching on The Voice, playing sets at Lollapalooza, producing a new Goodie Mob album, singing on the Footloose soundtrack, and smashing a giant piñata filled with M&M’s, he hardly has time to star in a new music video for his single, “Cry Baby.”

So he just didn’t!

Instead, Jaleel White—otherwise known as Family Matters‘ Steve Urkel—plays him in this upbeat 1950s-inspired clip, which features enough pastel sweater vests to feel like an early episode of The Sing-Off. (Green claims he didn’t even know the video was being made.) Who knew breaking up could feel so joyous?

Check out the video below:

Read more on EW.com:
‘Footloose': We reveal the soundtrack listing!
On the scene at Lollapalooza, day two: Eminem, Cee Lo, and (shhh! ) Foo Fighters
Cee Lo Green announces new Goodie Mob album, because he is not at all busy
Cee Lo Green helped M&M’s break the Guinness Record for largest piñata

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  • harry

    awesome!!!

    • Tiffany

      EW, you don’t have to call him Urkel…he has been in a lot of things since then. Psych, Dreamgirls, Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer. I have a lot of respect for him..he could have gone the way of Skreech.

      • Kevin

        Yes….because everyone knows him from Dreamsgirls and not Family Matters.

      • Clark

        I Heard That!! My boy Jaleel White still got it…
        But one last thing “CRY BABY” “He did do that!”
        I think it was an awesome idea that worked out perfect.

      • Clark

        Sorry kevin but you must be young to know or even remember or somthing… im just saying no hard feelings

  • Ziggy

    so cute! was that Drake near the end too?

  • PDDB

    You guys are slow. I posted this yesterday in the “Urkel – Love Him or Hate Him” page.

    Jaleel is surprisingly good in this video.

    And according to Cee Lo’s twitter account, he didn’t enlist Jaleel. Cee Lo was pleasantly surprised that Jaleel was in it.

  • Dany

    Does anyone else think that the girl that he is breaking up with looks like Laura from Family Matters?

    • Phil

      Nope but Dana Davis from TNT’s Franklin & bash certainly does!

  • Phil

    I think the label feels the album is being eclipsed by the success of “F**k You” . With remixes featuring Wiz Khalifa (“Bright Lights Bigger City”) and Melanie Thornton (“Fool For You”) and now a video shot for another single without Cee lo’s knowledge… I just feel they’re starting to get desperate for another song to hit, but I honestly thought BLBC shoulda been a huge pop follow up. That was my fave song off the album as soon as I got it.

    • McKenzie

      Absolutely agree with you. “Bright Lights Bigger City” and “Love Gun” were the stand-outs to me on my first listen.

    • Denise

      Do you mean Melanie Fiona (Fool For You) that girl can sing, it is definetly not Melanie Thornton who I believe was in the Pussycat Dolls who can not sing. Love that song

      • Phil

        Yup I was completely having a brain fart, thank you for correcting me!

  • Amber

    Love this. Jaleel White, the ’50s theme – it’s awesme.

  • Kelly

    Everybody do the Urkel now. Do the ur- ur- ur- ur- ur- Urkel. Do the Urkel.

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    Pootie Tang is the greatest movie of all time.

  • zeke

    Urkel is back…Did I do that? Appearing in this video, yes, you did Urkel.

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