WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Reads R. Kelly’s ‘Genius’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Benedict Cumberbatch Reads R. Kelly's "Genius"It's not every day that Benedict Cumberbatch and R. Kelly are on the same show together so we wanted to find a way to bring together this eclectic mix of guests. Here is Emmy, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominee Benedict Cumberbatch reading the actual lyrics from R. Kelly's song "Genius." SUBSCRIBE to get the latest #KIMMEL: http://bit.ly/JKLSubscribe Watch the latest Mean Tweets: http://bit.ly/MeanTweets8 Connect with Jimmy Kimmel Live Online: Visit the Jimmy Kimmel Live WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/JKLWebsite Like Jimmy Kimmel Live on FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/JKLFacebook Follow Jimmy Kimmel Live on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/JKLTwitter Follow Jimmy Kimmel Live on INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/JKLInstagram About Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of Emmy nominated "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC's late-night talk show. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is well known for its huge viral video successes with 1.5 billion views on YouTube alone. Some of Kimmel's most popular comedy bits include – Mean Tweets, Lie Witness News, Jimmy's Twerk Fail Prank, Unnecessary Censorship, YouTube Challenge, The Baby Bachelor, Movie: The Movie, Handsome Men's Club, Jimmy Kimmel Lie Detective and music videos like "I (Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum" and a Blurred Lines parody with Robin Thicke, Pharrell, Jimmy and his security guard Guillermo. Now in its eleventh season, Kimmel's guests have included: Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Harrison Ford, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Katy Perry, Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, George Clooney, Larry David, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Kobe Bryant, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Garner, Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston, Jamie Foxx, Amy Poehler, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Oprah, and unfortunately Matt Damon. Benedict Cumberbatch Reads R. Kelly's "Genius" http://www.youtube.com/user/JimmyKimmelLive2013-12-05T08:54:05.000Z

Benedict Cumberbatch, star of Sherlock and a sex symbol in his own right, went on Jimmy Kimmel’s show last night to perform a hilarious straight-faced reading of infamously oversexed R&B superstar R. Kelly‘s song “Genius,” off the Black Panties album.

It’s pretty funny, even though this straight-faced-reading-of-inane-or-sexual-lyrics-or-prose-or-poetry thing is getting tired.

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Here’s Kimmel’s interview with Cumberbatch:

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