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Published On: Fri, Jan 30th, 2015

‘Minions’ Super Bowl ad as ‘Despicable Me’ characters going nude

In a new promo video for the Despicable Me spin-off film Minions, a Minion “Super Fan” gets a little carried away while cheering on his favorite team and is a naughty influence on his friends. The clip is set to air during the 2015 Super Bowl and was posted online ahead of Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots.

“The Minions are ready for Sunday. Are you? ‪#‎SB49‬ ‪#‎TeamMinions‬,” read a message posted on the movie’s Facebook page.

minions-spinoff with bagsIn the video, the lovable critters are shown inside a stadium acting like many typical sports fans—munching on warm pretzels, sipping from a double-can beer helmet, spilling a 64-ounce slushie on somebody head, licking off the remnants and….stripping?!

Yep, one of the Minions is shown removing his overalls and there’s a lot of judgment about it…for like two seconds, because the Minions are all about having fun and, well, being followers.

“Swing those pants, baby!” the announcers yells.

The movie Minions sees a group of the creatures embarking on a dangerous journey to find a new despicable master, the “biggest” and “baddest” villain out there, after (oops) destroying previous ones, such as Dracula and a Tyrannosaurus Rex, by accident.

The film is set for release in July and features the voice talents of the likes of Sandra Bullock, who portrays the villain Scarlet Overkill, Jon Hamm, who plays her husband, plus Michael Keaton and Allison Janney.

The Minions arrive in theaters on July 10, 2015.

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- Stephen is a contributor and writer on The Dispatch. Stephen is the founder and editor for the Steven Spielberg Fan Club website and contributes to pop culture stories on The Dispatch, especially upcoming movie news. Beginning in 2016, Stephen took the role of Managing Editor for the Tampa Dispatch.

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