Prince To Guest Star In ‘New Girl’ Super Bowl Episode


Fox’s New Girl will welcome musical artist Prince to an upcoming episode of the comedy show. According to E! Online, Prince will appear in the series’ Super Bowl episode, set to air on Feb. 2. The artist will play himself. His appearance will reportedly throw a wrench in Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess’ (Zooey Deschanel) relationship. Additional details regarding Prince’s cameo are slim at the moment with Fox representative’s not commenting on the artist’s casting.

This is Prince’s first appearance in a TV comedy series. The ‘Purple Rain’ singer joins the ranks of ‘New Girl’ guest stars Damon Wayans Jr., who took on a recurring role in season three, as well as Taye Diggs (Private Practice), whose character was a love interest to Jess.

Prince is said to be a huge fan of ‘New Girl’. The musician previously showed interest in appearing on the show some time ago. It appears that he will finally get his chance with show runners choosing the perfect episode that should garner high ratings. Prince’s acting credits include the short ‘The Sacrifice of Victor’, ‘The Undertaker’, ‘Graffiti Bridge’, ‘Under the Cherry Moon’ and the famous film ‘Purple Rain’.

Are you excited over Prince’s Super Bowl cameo appearance on ‘New Girl’?