Lizzo confirmed off her comedic chops on Saturday Night time Reside this week!
The 33-year-old singer had already appeared on the sketch comedy present as a musical visitor with host Eddie Murphy again in 2019 – however final evening, she pulled double responsibility serving as each the host and musical visitor. And boy, did she come by! The episode actually had Lizzo’s abilities shining, beginning proper off the bat with the opening monologue.
The Reality Hurts artist had the viewers in stitches when she joked about beginning rumors about having Chris Evans’ child in her monologue. As you might recall, she made a video pretending to be pregnant with the Marvel actor’s baby after drunkenly sliding into the DMs on the ‘gram final 12 months. Lizzo stated:
“I’m studying plenty of gossip on-line that I’m relationship each little white boy in Hollywood. They assume I’m gathering members of One Route like Infinity Stones. I even heard a rumor I’m pregnant with Chris Evans’ child? I do not know the place that one began. It could possibly be the TikTok I did the place I stated, ‘I’m pregnant with Chris Evans’ child. It’s all manifesting.”
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The performer additionally touched on how she was nervous when she first bought the decision to host SNL, despite the fact that she is the one who sang:
“’I simply took a DNA take a look at, seems I’m 100% that bitch.’ Nicely, to be utterly trustworthy, I’m actually like 50 p.c ‘that bitch,’ 10 p.c ‘boss bitch,’ and 40 p.c ‘flute enjoying, band nerd bitch.’”
FYI, Lizzo wished to interrupt the file for probably the most quantity of occasions “bitch” was stated on reside tv, and she or he most certainly broke it already with this monologue! Ha! You possibly can ch-ch-check it out (beneath):
And the laughs didn’t cease there!
Since that is her SNL debut, the legendary Sasha Flute needed to make an look. And it did in a sketch the place Lizzo portrays a musician auditioning for a symphony orchestra. The issue? She will solely play the flute if she twerks. Watch it (beneath):
Elsewhere within the episode, viewers had been taken again to Interscope File Studios on April 16, 2008. Why? Nicely, that’s when two producers, Lizzo and Aidy Bryant, had been working with the Black Eyed Peas to create their subsequent massive hits – Increase Increase Pow and I Gotta Feeling. See what occurs (beneath):
As at all times, the “Please Don’t Destroy” trio nailed it! Within the newest video from crew, Lizzo got here on to host (clearly). Nevertheless, she didn’t carry on any new songs to carry out, so she enlisted the assistance of the fellows to create her new “Black girl anthem” within the subsequent 10 minutes. After a number of failed pitches (together with the Sopranos theme tune), they ended up with the licensed bop Sexy Zookeeper. LOLz! Take a pay attention (beneath):
So Lizzo didn’t find yourself performing the Sexy Zookeeper as considered one of her two musical performances. As a substitute, she took the Studio 8H stage to ship an brisk and disco-like variety of her latest single, About Rattling Time.
She then stepped out to debut the susceptible tune Particular.
What an evening! Reactions to final evening’s episode, Perezcious readers? What was your favourite second? Tell us within the feedback! And for those who missed final evening’s episode, you may ch-ch-check out the remainder of the sketches (beneath):
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