By Kathleen Perricone
Footloose came out out 30 years ago, but Kevin Bacon has not forgotten to “cut loose.”
During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday, the 55-year-old impressively pulled off not one, but two dance sequences from the iconic 1984 movie about a small town where dancing (and rock music) has been banned.
Before Fallon introduced Kevin coming out onstage, he tells the audience, “dancing has been outlawed here at The Tonight Show,” which draws a rain of boos.
“Oh, shut up!” he yells at the crowd as he holds up the official decree on a scroll. “We have to follow the rules, you guys. No dancing!”
Fallon then introduces Kevin, but when the curtain is pulled back, the actor is not there. Instead, he’s back in his dressing room, shocked by Jimmy’s orders. “Dancing is illegal?” he asks. “Jump back, this is The Tonight Show. There has to be dancing!”
And there is … check out Kevin’s fantastic footwork below!