28 November 2012 8:27 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Jack Black is the new Betty White.

New York City’s Friars Club announced today that newly-minted Independent Spirit Award nominee Jack Black will be 2013′s official roastee. The event will take place April 5. “We only roast the ones we love,” explained Friars Club Abbot Jerry Lewis in a statement, “and with Jack, we love his comedy, we love his music, and we love his enormous talent.”

Black, meanwhile, is a little worried about what’s in store: “What did I get myself into this time? I’m searching for a loophole in my contract, maybe there’s a way »


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