‘American Ninja Warrior’ Hosts Pick Celebs They Want on Show

American Ninja Warrior hosts Akbar Gbajabiamila and Matt Iseman obtained actual about which celebrities that they’d like to see compete on the present.

“[Harry Styles] goes to carry some watermelon sugar. Hear, I’d like to see him compete simply because I do know the fan base would undergo the roof with [him],” Iseman, 52, completely informed Us Weekly on Monday, September 11. Gbajabiamila, nevertheless, argued that Types, 29, wouldn’t “hit a buzz,” — or buzzer — on the finish of the course.

Types is just not the one Harry they suppose would tackle the competitors— the duo additionally imagine Prince Harry would honest fairly properly.

“I even have a good friend who lives in Montecito and he mentioned probably the most distinguishing factor about Prince Harry is he has calves like Popeye’s forearms. So I believe the man is secretly an incredible athlete,” Iseman defined. “Lot of decrease physique energy. I believe that might carry him a great distance.”

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Gbajabiamila, 44, agreed whereas additionally noting that the Invictus Video games founder could be “sizzling on the course” and “charming.”

Whereas each Harry’s may make an impression, the pair appeared to suppose that Jennifer Lopez could be the true champion on American Ninja Warrior.

“However simply on identify alone, she’s doing it. You by no means doubt Jennifer Lopez. She’s obtained so many haters. She will be able to sing, she will be able to act. She’s an athlete. She’s a mama. You realize what? Hell sure for Jennifer Lopez,” Gbajabiamila gushed. “Yeah she will be able to do Ninja Warrior. In reality, she doesn’t even must run the course. We’ll give her a go.”

Iseman mentioned that Lopez, 54, retains getting “higher with age.”

“And I believe Ben Affleck does loads of bodily coaching. And so I believe J-Lo’s huge booty’s hitting a buzzer,” he joked.

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American Ninja Warrior — which premiered in December 2009 — showcases contestants competing on varied impediment programs to win a money prize of 1 million {dollars}. Season 15 of the fact collection premiered earlier this summer time.

Whereas the hosts lined what stars they’d like to see out on the course, in addition they informed Us which celebrities in all probability wouldn’t have the ability to deal with being on the present.

“[Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is] too heavy. Though he mentioned he’d kick my ass up and down the course. So, he says he can do it, however I don’t suppose he [can.] He’s a weight room warrior,” Gbajabiamila shared with Us.

Other than Johnson 51, the TV personalities doubted Timothée Chalamet might survive the course with out the assistance of Kylie Jenner.

“I believe his girlfriend [Kylie] would assist. Jenner, there’s some athletic DNA in there,” Iseman clarified, referencing Kylie’s dad or mum Caitlyn Jenner, who received the gold medal within the males’s decathlon on the 1976 Olympics. “Sure for Kylie [but not] Timothée.”

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After debating which celebrities they suppose could be finest on the course, Iseman and Gbajabiamila additionally opened up about how season 15 has been completely different from earlier years.

“We added face to face racing. And it’s such a distinct dynamic when these ninjas go in opposition to one another since you’re making an attempt to run your personal race, however there’s somebody going just a little bit quicker,” Iseman defined.

Gbajabiamila went on to say that the ninjas are “simply getting higher,” particularly due to extra entry to gyms.

Ninja Warrior obtained sizzling and these ninja gyms began popping up every little thing so we needed to problem ourselves, not us as hosts, however the design crew. They needed to actually provide you with obstacles that have been actually going to problem these ninjas,” he added.

Followers can watch a winner be topped on the American Ninja Warrior Nationwide Finals, which takes place in Las Vegas on Monday, September 11.

“It’s simply unbelievable seeing this construct on this season and feeling like we throw extra challenges at them and seeing how they’ve risen to it,” Iseman shared concerning the finale. “It’s surprising. You’re going to look at the episode and suppose you recognize what occurs and then you definitely’re going to get a curveball and it was so superb attending to be there.”

The American Ninja Warrior finale airs on NBC at 8 p.m EST.