Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Friday
was crowned Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals 50th Man
of the Year at the group's annual celebration.
The oldest theatrical organization in
the United States honored Gordon-Levitt with a roast and a golden
During the roast, Gordon-Levitt was
asked by a drag queen to perform a sexy dance for her. He took off
his tux coat and started grinding his hips. Photos from the skit
show the drag queen backing up into Gordon-Levitt.
“These last few days getting to know
the young men and women who have been running this Pudding program,
I've really noticed a thoughtfulness, an optimism, a passion, a
worldliness, as well as a sense of humor that really leaves me
feeling optimistic about people who are younger than I am,” the
34-year-old Gordon-Levitt said.
At an outdoor public event,
Gordon-Levitt received the key to the city from the mayor. A skit
performed at the event included the honoree participating in a speed
date with a drag queen. The setting was a romantic Italian
restaurant. Soon the pair were on their feet swaying cheek to cheek
– “Baby,” the drag queen cried out when Gordon-Levitt dipped
her. The drag queen said that the scene reminded her of Lady and
the Tramp. Putting a penne noodle in her mouth, she asked, “You
want some?” To which Gordon-Levitt answered by devouring the pasta
from her mouth.