'Weird Al' Yankovic and Children With Autism Put On a Joyful Performance


“Weird Al” Yankovic, a singer-songwriter known for his parodies of popular songs, shared the stage with Jodi DiPiazza, a 13-year-old musician with autism, on Sunday night for a heartwarming duet of Yankovic’s song “Yoda,” Time reported. At the end of the song, the Actionplay chorus, also comprised of singers with autism, joined in.

The performance was a part of Comedy Central’s benefit night for autism called “Night of Too Many Stars,” which since 2006 has raised more than 18 million dollars for autism research, as well as programs and services, according to Comedy Central’s website.

The last time Comedy Central hosted the event, in 2012, DiPiazza brought down the house when she performed the song “Firework” with Katy Perry.

Check out DiPiazza’s most recent performance in the video below: 

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