One of the core themes of “Wizards of Waverly Place” is transformation – both the teenage protagonists into their older, more mature selves throughout the show, and humans into different forms through Magic. And on the 12th episode of Season 3, titled “The guy who looks like Shakira,” a particularly radical use of transformation was demonstrated.
During the episode, it is revealed that the Russo kids’ Uncle Kelbo (Jeff Garlin), a recurring character on the show, used a spell to turn himself into a pop superstar. Shakira, but has lost control of his transformation time. In fact, it turns out that Shakira To be Uncle Kelbo, just got a second identity, like Hannah Montana. Since the old jurist law forbids the use of magic to pursue fame and fortune, the children must scramble to find a way to help their uncle change back into himself. In the meantime, though, Shakira has a lot of fun playing a middle-aged man impersonating her, and does a little bit of getting along with Gomez.
Interestingly, each IMDbthis return as “Uncle Kelbo” marks the first time since the 1994 Colombian TV show “El oasis” that Shakira has done it right. actingoutside of the music video, as a character who isn’t herself – or at least her true self, unchanging shape, anyway.
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