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Comedian takes on Leona Lewis
By Andy Brownstone
Newsbeat reporter

Katy Brand as Leona Lewis


Wearing a gold sequined dress, gold make up, hair blowing back behind her, she walks slowly down a hospital corridor.

The music is familiar, but they are not the words you would expect.

"I need the surgeon to/Keep deep freezing, deep, deep freezing blood/I'm need needing, need need needing my mum/I'm seep seeping, seep seep seeping blood..."

This is comedian Katy Brand in an old hospital in east London doing a spoof of Leona Lewis' Bleeding Love.

We went behind the scenes to the filming of the music video, being produced for her forthcoming show on ITV2.

Katy said: "It's called Heart Bypass Love which is meant to be a medically correct version.

"I always think of Leona Lewis with her big mane of hair and a gold dress, and she always looks very golden and shimmering, so we've put gold all over me.

"I've got a bit of a fake nose just to slightly change the shape of my face."

She took off Lily Allen in her last series. This time round she is doing musical send ups of Mika, Take That, and the Ting Tings.

Amy Winehouse

The show will also feature a spoof track called Valium, by Amy Winehouse. But Katy says none of her send ups go too far.

Katy Brand as Leona Lewis
Katy's spoof is a 'medically correct version' of Bleeding Love

She said: "It is meant to be a bit of fun. I don't think it's ever too bitchy. I'm not really making any comments about their talent.

"We had a bit of an issue with Amy Winehouse last year where people were worried perhaps she might be dead by the time the show came out.

"But as far as I'm concerned I think she's going to live to be about 150 so I think we'll be alright on that."

The second series of Katy Brand's Big Ass Show will be on ITV2 later in the year with other characters including Kate Winslet in the community, Kate Moss and Jesus' girlfriend.

She's also going to be presenting some of Big Brother's Big Mouth.

Back at the hospital, after she finishes writhing around provocatively on a hospital bed, Katy's next task is a Spandau Ballet spoof.

She added: "I'm sure everyone we do can handle a little bit of light hearted p*** taking from a nobody like me."



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