Harry Styles Fills in for James Corden Who Welcomes Newborn Daughter

December 13, 2017
By Hayden Wright Yesterday, James Corden's wife Julia Carey went into labor with the couple's third child two and a half hours before The Late Late Show was set to tape. The well-connected Englishman phoned a friend -- none other than Harry Styles — who agreed to take the reins for the night. Harry announced the good news to the crowd (which sounded thrilled about their last-minute replacement host) and delivered some zingers in his monologue: Related: Harry Styles Kisses James Corden in Epic Holiday ‘Carpool Karaoke’ "[The baby] looks a lot like James, mainly because James looks like a giant baby," he said. Styles also joked that this was "a one-time thing...unless CBS likes what they see." During the show, Harry hosted musical guest Seal and interviewed Owen Wilson, Jane Krakowski and Joel Edgerton. Corden tweeted his gratitude — for his newborn daughter and his pal's willingness to step up to the plate. "Today we welcomed a beautiful baby daughter into the world. Both she and her mother are doing great. We can’t stop smiling. Thank you Harry for stepping in to host the show at 2 and a half hours notice! x x x" The night before, Harry and James put their friendship on display with a spontaneous kiss during a holiday edition of Carpool Karaoke. Watch Harry's monologue below.