If you are a fan of Will Ferrell or the Red Hot Chili Peppers then you’ll know there sometimes is a bit of confusion.
Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith, look very similar. A few years ago when a Reddit user pointed this out Ferrell replied, “A lot of people think that it’s me playing for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. But that would be an insult to Chad Smith. The truth of the matter is there is no Will Ferrell. Only Chad Smith.”
They decided to keep the bit going on Funny Or Dies Instagram.
Chad replied with this:
Jimmy sits down with Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith, to clear the air before an epic drum-off that ends in a performance of “Don’t Fear the Reaper” with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The Drum Off
Will Ferrell faces off against Chad Smith of the +Red Hot Chili Peppers in a Drum-Off for the ages!
Jimmy officiates Will and Chad’s battle for the title of greatest drummer on the Tonight Show that ends in a surprise performance of “Don’t Fear the Reaper” from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.