Preceded by "What You Waiting For?" and "Rich Girl," as well as the massively successful "Hollaback Girl," the song and video this week, "Cool," was the fourth of these singles and the slowest. Truly a shift in tone from the other fast-paced singles, "Cool" was actually quite lovely, a beautifully-performed song with an equally lovely video to accompany it. The whole point is that Stefani and her supposed ex-lover are now 'cool,' but really, you can feel the awkwardness bubbling throughout the video. Let's check it out!
On the other hand, I'm rooting for Hot Italian Ex-Lover not to die. He's way too hot.
Wow, I wonder how that proposal went. "Will you marry me? I have a ring, but it's still on the finger of my way-hotter ex-lover Gwen Stefani. Don't worry, she's not a super-hot blonde now or anything."
Nah, it actually ends with the former couple sipping their cups concurrently while fondly remembering their kiss. And then she kills them by drowning.
...or they go frolic outside. Either one. (I prefer my ending.)
Have you ever invited over a Hot Italian Ex-Lover to give back the ring he gave you when he proposed? Did you meet his evil girlfriend and