Carry on the laughter! Saturday Night time Reside has had many stellar hosts through the years, however followers have witnessed some so-so performances as nicely. Thankfully, Us Weekly is right here to remind you of all of them.
Justin Timberlake, for one, has served as each a musical visitor and host on SNL on a number of events. The “Can’t Cease the Feeling” crooner first hosted the present in 2003 and would go on to serve within the position 4 extra occasions.
Whereas taking over the internet hosting duties, Timberlake’s most memorable moments got here when he carried out comedic songs like “Dick in a Field” alongside Andy Samberg’s Lonely Island group. In April 2020, the previous ‘NSync member revealed that the music almost didn’t occur.
“I totally consider that that concept wouldn’t have been seen throughout if the bigwigs would’ve identified what we have been doing,” he mentioned on Scorching Ones, noting that the Federal Communications Fee got here by to warning them concerning the risqué monitor.
“The FCC exhibits up. They’re like, ‘You possibly can’t say dick on the air.’ And we’re like, ‘Oh, proper,’” he defined whereas sharing that they opted to bleep out the profane phrase. “I believe the irony of that’s I believe the funnier model is the bleeped-out model.”
Justin Bieber first served as a musical visitor on SNL in 2010. Almost three years later, he returned to Studio 8H to host the present to dismal evaluations. The “Yummy” crooner even drew criticism from former SNL star Invoice Hader, who slammed Bieber’s behind-the-scenes habits.
“Bieber, he simply was in a nasty place. Possibly he’s in a greater place. However then, it was tough,” the Barry actor defined on Watch What Occurs Reside With Andy Cohen in 2018. “Everybody’s often on nice habits. Everybody’s very excited, and nice habits. Most occasions, it’s one hundred pc.”
Hader added, “Bieber’s the one one, in my expertise. I believe he simply appeared exhausted or he was on the finish of a rope. He was simply so enormous [at the time].”
In the meantime, trade legend Betty White hosted the sketch present for the primary time in 2010, making historical past for being the eldest particular person to take action at 88. A fan-supported Fb marketing campaign that caught the eye of SNL creator and producer Lorne Michaels led to her touchdown the internet hosting gig — and White didn’t disappoint.
The Golden Women alum later admitted that she acquired actually nervous earlier than hitting the SNL stage. “It’s a lifesaver as a result of the panic that units in, you need to [counteract] and you need to get a deal with on it to be able to do what you’re doing,” she mentioned in a PBS particular known as Betty White: First Girl of Tv in 2018. “So, the stage fright is what places the sting, I believe, on a efficiency.”
Scroll all the way down to see among the extra memorable SNL hosts through the years.