It’s time to get pickled! Emma Watson is one of the celebrities competing in the epic pickleball tournament hosted by Stephen Colbert. Pickled will feature 8 celebrity teams as they hit the pickleball court in hopes of winning The Colbert Cup and raising money for the non-profit Comic Relief US.
Emma is paired with a boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. Their official name is The Volley Ranchers. Emma looks gorgeous in her pickleball outfit ensemble, including a white tank top and skirt with the Pickled logo. She also rocks a visor to keep the sun out of her eyes as she tries to win her game with Sugar Ray.
“Pickleball is life. If you haven’t played pickleball yet, pickleball is life,” an excited Emma said in a preview of the tournament alongside Sugar Ray. Ahead of the tournament airing on CBS, Emma wrote on her Instagram Stories, “I’m ready to RUMBLE.” The Hermione energy is real!
At the helm of the special is The Late Show host Stephen Colbert. Additionally, there will be announcers — Cari Champion, John Michael Higginsand Bill Raftery, throughout the tournament adding commentary to the epic celebrity matches. The national anthem will be performed as a duet by Kenny Loggins and Stephen.
“If you love pickleball and you love celebrities and you love helping people, you’re going to love watching these celebrities help people by playing pickleball,” Stephen said in a statement.
At the end of the day, only one team will reign as the Pickled champions. The two-hour sports comedy special will air on November 17 at 9 pm on CBS. Pickled will also be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.