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Live from Studio 8H, it is Michael B!
The actor, 35, hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time over the weekend, where he joined Lil Babywho served as the evening’s musical guest.
During that opening monologueJordan explained how he “went through his first public breakup”, referring to his split from Laurie Harvey In June 2022 after More than a year of dating.
“Most people after a breakup are like, ‘I’m going to get better. But I was already there creed appearance! “, pointing to Next boxing movie Get out and star. So I had to be like, ‘Okay, I guess I’m going to learn a new language. Anyway, level up Ria. “
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SNL Cast Chloe FinemanAnd Heidi GardnerAnd Ego Nodem And Banky Johnson Then they tried to shoot Jordan – PEOPLE’s 2020 Sexiest Man Alive — with Nodem, 34, in a wedding dress and Johnson, 37, making fun of her sexuality.
“Aren’t you gay?” Jordan Johnson asked as she flirted with him. In response, the star said, “Me too. But you’re Michael B. Jordan. And I’m Punky B. Curious. I mean, even vegans get their cheat days, right?”
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During the show, Jordan participated in several sketches, including one where he is I played Jake from State Farmand another where it is Depicting the southwest proxy In a sketch that mocked the airline.
Another moment of the show saw him team up with Jordan Buen Yang to Record grunts and sound effects Necessary for fighting video games.
Lil Baby, 28, made his official SNL debuted and performed twice during the show, where he sang for the first time “california breeze“before later taking the stage again to play his track”forever. “
Both songs come from the artist’s third studio album, It’s just mewhich was released in October 2022.
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Season 48 SNL The sketch comedy series takes place during a change of the main cast. Nizami is a long chain Kate McKinnonAnd Pete DavidsonAnd Eddie Bryant And Kyle Mooney I came out yet Season 47 finale.
Then people has been confirmed On September 1st the series was also losing Melissa Villasenor And Alex MoffatAlso an outstanding player Archaeological Aristotle. then, Chris Reed announce his departure from SNL After five seasons while Cecily Strong He left the show in December 2022.
On September 15, NBC revealed that four new superstar players had joined SNL In Season 48: Marcelo HernandezAnd Molly KearneyAnd Michael Longfellow And Devon Walker.
SNL Recently contacted creator Lorne Michaels Season 48A “Transition Year” He tells reporters backstage at 2022 Emmy Awards“There are new people, things are changing, a different generation is coming into the show.”
Saturday Night Live Will be back on February 4th with Pedro Pascal Serves as host and foul play as a musical guest.