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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 »

SNL Milks Surprise Cameos

Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller stop by in 'Meet the Parents' send-up

(Newser) - In a romp down Meet the Parents memory lane, Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro crashed Saturday Night Live with a modern political twist—as President Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, and Robert Mueller, respectively. De Niro interrogated Stiller with the help of a lie detector, though his subject was... More »

Baldwin's Back, Cardi B Shocks and R Kelly Gets Weird on 'SNL'

And 'Black Jeopardy' is back with Chadwick Boseman

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live stirred up the zeitgeist this week by reprising the classic "Black Jeopardy" sketch—this time with Chadwick Boseman playing his Black Panther character T'Challa, king of Wakanda, the New York Times reports. On a clue about a policeman Boseman says he would "assist him... More »

SNL Alums Name Worst Guest Host

Of course it's Justin Bieber

(Newser) - Fresh off a return to his old Saturday Night Live stomping grounds as guest host , Bill Hader was letting names drop about previous celebrities in that slot, reports ABC News . During an interview with fellow SNL alum Jay Pharoah, the pair were asked "Who was the worst-behaved musical guest... More »

SNL Romps All Over Trump's Chaotic Week

Jeff Sessions, Rex Tillerson, Betsy DeVos make the show's rounds

(Newser) - A chaotic week at the White House usually makes for a giddy week at Saturday Night Live, and this latest week of rolling heads left no shortage of fish in the barrel. The show opened with Alex Moffat as Anderson Cooper interviewing Kate McKinnon, whom the New York Times describes... More »

This Is Us Meets Trump World on SNL

Sterling K. Brown guest-hosts, spoofs his touchy-feely NBC hit

(Newser) - Emmy-winning actor Sterling K. Brown is having a moment: Promoting the hit Black Panther, the This Is Us star hosted the latest episode of Saturday Night Live, and by all accounts nailed it, reports EW . He spoofed his tearjerker NBC series with one focused on the Trump administration called... More »

Baldwin: Hicks 'Like a Daughter. So Smart. So Hot.'

Actor returns to 'SNL' to mock his favorite target in wake of recent feud

(Newser) - As President Trump was busily trading jabs with the media at the Gridiron Dinner, Alec Baldwin was merrily mocking his favorite target's chaotic week on Saturday Night Live, joking that the recently departed Hope Hicks is "like a daughter to me. So smart, so hot. You know, I... More »

Trump: Baldwin's Impression 'Agony' for Viewers

After actor says it's an 'agony' to impersonate the president

(Newser) - It's Trump vs. Baldwin, one more time. President Trump went after his most famous impersonator Friday after Alec Baldwin said some unflattering things to the Hollywood Reporter . While discussing his new show, Sundays With Alec Baldwin, the actor said it was "agony" for him to portray a person... More »

Natalie Portman's New SNL Rap Is Filthy

And really, don't say anything bad about her 'Star Wars' prequel

(Newser) - "Tide pods the only f---ing thing I snack on / blackout and go motherf---ing Black Swan," rapped Natalie Portman on her pottymouthed return to Saturday Night Live. In a nod to her "Natalie Raps" digital short from a dozen years ago, Portman professes in an interview with... More »

Ferrell's Dubya: 'Suddenly I'm Looking Pretty Sweet'

Former prez returns to 'SNL' to zing 'Donny Q. Trump'

(Newser) - Will Ferrell made a joyful return to Saturday Night Live, trotting out old standby character former President George W. Bush and using him to swipe at the current president, one "Donny Q. Trump." Per Ferrell's Bush in the Cold Open , "suddenly I'm looking pretty sweet... More »

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