Elon Musk, Keegan-Michael Key and Anya Taylor-Joy To Host Final SNL Episodes Of Season


What do the unlikely trio of billionaire meme lover Elon Musk, sketch comedy vet Keegan-Michael Key and actress Anya Taylor-Pleasure have in widespread? They may every be making their SNL debut whereas internet hosting the ultimate three episodes of Saturday Evening Stay this season.

Musk is up first this Saturday, Might eighth, with returning musical visitor Miley Cyrus. Key, who beforehand was a solid member on SNL competitor MADtv earlier than occurring to star within the unimaginable Key & Peele, will host Might fifteenth with first time musical visitor Olivia Rodrigo (whose hit music “Drivers License” was the topic of a sketch throughout the Regé-Jean Web page episode—you may watch it under). And Taylor-Pleasure, who has been killing it in every thing from The Queen’s Gambit to Emma in recent times, will host the season finale on Might twenty second with musical visitor Lil Nas X.


After Musk was introduced as a bunch, a number of SNL solid members immediately or implicitly appeared to criticize the selection, together with Bowen Yang, Andrew Dismukes, and Aidy Bryant. A supply instructed Web page Six that no solid member could be pressured to look alongside Musk, and Lorne Michaels “received’t ever make them do something they don’t need to do.” There’s been no indication that anybody has pulled out of the episode or had been ever planning to, which makes this a little bit of a non-starter of an issue, not that it has stopped some conservatives from bemoaning the halcyon days of yore when SNL was the epitome of harmful comedy counterculture and likewise extra pleasant (?) to billionaire hosts.

Extra embarrassingly, Musk gave the impression to be crowdsourcing concepts for “skits” on Twitter final week, and unveiled some cringey concepts of his personal. Present solid member Chris Redd and former solid member Jon Lovitz made enjoyable of him for that.