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Pete Davidson Shows Up on SNL After Concerning Post

He makes an appearance toward the show's end

(Newser) - Pete Davidson set off a wave of concern Saturday after posting "I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram. Hours later, the Saturday Night Live star made a very brief live appearance on the show's holiday episode, introducing the musical guests: Miley Cyrus... More »

De Niro's Return to SNL as Mueller 'Awkward'

The Jason Momoa-hosted episode to plug Aquaman didn't go exactly swimmingly

(Newser) - Robert De Niro popped out of Eric Trump's closet in his return as Robert Mueller on Saturday Night Live's Cold Open, but the actor stumbled over his lines in a performance the Guardian calls "all awkward delivery and self-satisfied mugging." Further, "even by the low... More »

Baldwin Returns to SNL With Parking Space Joke

It's his first appearance since his arrest over a ... parking space

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live as President Trump for the first time since his arrest Nov. 2 , but included himself in the receiving end of the ribbing, reports USA Today . In character as Trump on an Argentine balcony, Baldwin lamented Robert Mueller's investigation, saying, "God, I... More »

SNL Again Trolls Fox News

Steve Carell appears as Jeff Bezos in 'an extended string of Trump burns'

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live again deployed Kate McKinnon as Laura Ingraham to lampoon Fox News in its Cold Open, reports NBC News , lamenting how "celebrities in California are whining about some tiny wildfires, while our heroic president is under constant attack—from rain." Steve Carell stopped by to host... More »

Veteran Pete Davidson Mocked Turns the Tables

Dan Crenshaw drops by 'Weekend Update' after last week's controversy

(Newser) - The controversy of Pete Davidson's week past reared its head on the latest episode of Saturday Night Live, with the actor making an appearance on Weekend Update to apologize for making fun of a congressman-elect who lost an eye in war. "The man is a war hero and... More »

Candidate Takes High Road After Slam on SNL

Dan Crenshaw says Pete Davidson doesn't need to apologize after joke about war injury

(Newser) - Pete Davidson is once again a big topic of conservation after the weekend's Saturday Night Live, but this time it has nothing to do with his love life . Davidson is being pilloried for his joke about former Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw, who is running for a congressional seat in... More »

Ariana Grande Pulls a Surprise 30 Mins. Before SNL

Singer drops a new single, 'Thank U, Next' before ex Pete Davidson goes on-air

(Newser) - The spectacle of the Ariana Grande-Pete Davidson breakup may outlast the actual relationship: Grande dropped a single Saturday night, 30 minutes before Davidson was to appear on the latest episode of Saturday Night Live, reports BuzzFeed , and in a single verse of "Thank U, Next," called out to... More »

Without Baldwin, SNL Mocks Fox's Caravan Coverage

Plus, Pete Davidson mocks candidate who lost eye in war, addresses Ariana Grande breakup

(Newser) - With Alec Baldwin busy with legal trouble , Saturday Night Live used its final episode before the midterm elections to poke fun at Fox News and its coverage of the migrant caravan, with Kate McKinnon worrying as host Laura Ingraham about "a vicious caravan of dozens, maybe millions of illegal... More »

Ex's SNL Promo Seemed to Get Ariana Grande's Goat

Was Ariana subtweeting former fiance with 'relevancy' post?

(Newser) - Although it was "very sad," the breakup of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson at least seemed to be civil. Apparently that tenuous detente has ended, at least per the buzz around the 25-year-old singer's recent tweets. People reports on an SNL promo that dropped this week featuring... More »

SNL's Trump Has a Kanye Revelation

Alec Baldwin returns as president, realizes rapper is 'black me'

(Newser) - Faced with the target-rich environment that was the week in news, Saturday Night Live opened with Kanye West's lively Oval Office meeting with President Trump , with Alec Baldwin returning for the first time this season as the commander in chief, reports the New York Times . "Thank you all... More »

SNL: GOP Celebrates Making 'Women Real Worried Today'

'Cold Open' imagines Republican senators celebrating Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation

(Newser) - Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th Supreme Court justice on Saturday Night, and Saturday Night Live wasted little time in kicking off its latest episode with an imagined celebration of the Senate Republicans (and Democrat) who put him on the bench, reports the Washington Post . As Heidi Gardner'... More »

Lana Del Rey Takes Kanye to Task for Supporting Trump

Singer blasts rapper after West's 'SNL' appearance, pic with MAGA hat on Instagram

(Newser) - Kanye West, now apparently known as "Ye," caused quite a stir when he closed out Saturday Night Live with a pro-Trump/anti-Democrat tirade while wearing a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. West kept the controversy going Sunday, posting a photo on Instagram showing him sporting the... More »

SNL Cuts Kanye's Pro-Trump Speech From Broadcast

The rapper performed in a MAGA hat

(Newser) - Kanye West's Saturday Night Live performance drew both praise and criticism after the vocally pro-Trump rapper appeared onstage in a "Make America Great Again" hat over the weekend. However, he reportedly made another statement regarding the president during his appearance, one that was cut from the show's... More »

SNL Has Field Day With Kavanaugh Hearings

Meanwhile, Kanye West goes on pro-Trump rant

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live opened its 44th season with no shortage of material by the way of Brett Kavanaugh's hearings Thursday, Kanye West and his name change , and Pete Davidson's engagement over the summer to Ariana Grande. A lengthy cold open reimagined the Kavanaugh hearings, with Matt Damon as... More »

Kanye West Has Changed His Name

Meet 'Ye'

(Newser) - Kanye West has changed his name at age 41, and rather than adding a "Kardashian" to his moniker, the rapper has selected two letters from his name to go by and is dropping the rest. "The being formally (sic) known as Kanye West," he tweeted Saturday night,... More »

SNL's Pete Davidson: Chevy Chase Is a 'Putz'

Davidson lets loose during Howard Stern Show appearance

(Newser) - What does current Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson think of former cast member Chevy Chase? "F--- Chevy Chase. He's just a genuinely bad, racist person and I don't like him. He's a putz." Davidson's harsh words came during a Monday appearance on... More »

Chevy Chase Takes Aim at SNL, With Plenty of Expletives

But he does concede the show was good when he was on it

(Newser) - "The worst [expletive deleted] humor in the world." That's what Chevy Chase has to say about today's Saturday Night Live, FOX reports. Chase, an original SNL cast member, made the comment during a lengthy interview with the Washington Post, during which he also took shots at... More »

SNL Goes Out With Cameo-Clogged Finale

Tina Fey guest-hosted, brought a lot of her friends

(Newser) - The only room with as many celebrities as Windsor Castle on Saturday was the Saturday Night Live studio, which saw alum Tina Fey return for the season finale—along with perhaps every single one of her friends, reports Variety . Fey opened with a monologue in which she announced she'd... More »

Moms Read SNL Cast the Riot Act Over Trump

Enough with the Trump jokes, already

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live has made no small amount of hay over the Trump White House in its recent Cold Opens, but Saturday night's episode changed it up to focus on the cast's mothers—who promptly proceeded to rip their offspring over the plethora of Trump jokes, reports the... More »

Live From New York, It's Stormy Daniels

'SNL' trots out a star-studded Cold Open

(Newser) - The most famously hushed woman currently in America opened her mouth and yelled, "Live from New York, it's Saturday night!" Saturday Night Live trotted out Stormy Daniels as part of a star-studded Cold Open poking fun at President Trump's current woes, reports Rolling Stone , with Ben... More »

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