Stone-faced Alex Ovechkin stars in Russian music video
This music video for Russian pop star Katya Lel's new song "Let Them Talk" purports to feature Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin, but Ovechkin looks so lifeless he could easily be a wax figure.
Ovechkin spends the vast majority of the video blankly staring ahead, being touched all over by Lel. The only time he moves is to mime some weak slap shots, which send poorly CGI-ed pucks whizzing past Lel while she stands in a hockey net.
The lyrics are in Russian, so it's entirely possible the song is about loving a robotic hockey player.
- Dan Gartland