Jake Gyllenhaal, Vampire Weekend Video

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Jake Gyllenhaal has us laughing, and this time it has nothing to do with Reese Witherspoon.

Jakey-poo (along with an equally comical Joe Jonas) makes a cameo in Vampire Weekend's latest music video and gets more than a few chuckles as an over-the-top and overly competitive tennis player.

Sporting super-short shorts (if we haven't told you lately, nice thighs, Gyllenhaal) and taking swigs from a flask full of booze, JG bumbles around the court mean-mugging his opponent and, we have to admit, we loved every second of it.

Is this his best work in recent years?

Probably. Jake's last few films (Zodiac, Rendition, and Brothers) have been so-so at best, and we're told—aside from JG's abs—his next flick Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time "sucks" according to those close to the film.

'Tho this isn't Jake's music video debut. He appeared in Jamie Foxx's "Blame It (On The Alcohol)" as a too-cool clubgoer alongside Forest Whitaker and Ron Howard, but his latest yuk actually got us to think about his career instead of his über-complicated "love life."

Jake is funny and he's got that boyish charm that works well with comedy. It's high time he stops pursuing every single dramatic role that crosses his path and chooses something that works.

Take a cue from James Franco and don't take yourself too seriously, doll-face! We could totally see JG pulling off some Pineapple Express-type movie. Hell, it got Franco a damn Golden Globe nomination.

So, how do you like your Gyllenhaal? Must say, we prefer this carefree post-Reese 'tude he's got going now. Don't you?


Plenty more skankalicious fun in our Would You Do...? gallery!

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