Tag Archives: SNL

Justin Bieber Hits Up 1OAK After Performing on ‘SNL’

Backgrid Justin and Hailey Bieber hit up 1OAK in New York City Saturday night, after a solid performance on ‘SNL.’ Bieber is back in full force with new music and an upcoming tour, and ‘SNL’ was the first big stage to showcase his stuff, and he did not disappoint. The Biebs sang his hit song, […]

SNL Star Bown Yang Opens Up About Gay Conversion Therapy

Bowen Yang, who has made a huge mark in a short time on “Saturday Night Live,” becoming the show’s first Chinese-American cast-member, opened up for the first time about his experiences with gay conversion therapy when he was a teenager. The 29-year-old comedian first gained national recognition for his impression of Kim Jong-un — stepping […]

Buck Henry, Oscar Nominee and ‘Get Smart’ Co-Creator, Dead at 89

Buck Henry, the comedy writer who was nominated for an Oscar twice and became a familiar face as an actor, has died. He was 89. Deadline reports that Henry died on Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital of a heart attack. Stars We Lost in 2019 View Photos Henry, born December 8, 1930, to a silent movie […]

Bill Cosby Slams Eddie Murphy’s ‘SNL’ Joke, Calls Him ‘Hollywood Slave’

TMZ.com Eddie Murphy made a crack on ‘SNL’ at Bill Cosby‘s expense — and the incarcerated comedian didn’t appreciate it one bit … with his rep calling Ed a “Slave” to Tinseltown. Cosby’s rep, Andrew Wyatt, posted a scathing response Sunday to Eddie’s joke — and it’s pretty brutal. Wyatt, speaking on behalf of Bill, […]

Pete Davidson’s ‘SNL’ Rehab PSA a Double-Edged Sword, Says Alonzo Bodden

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Pete Davidson took many people aback on ‘SNL’ by seemingly announcing he was going to rehab for the holidays — and if he’s serious … Alonzo Bodden has some advice. We ran into the comic Sunday at LAX and asked him to weigh in on what appeared to be Pete […]

Seth Meyers on Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ ‘Sexist’ SNL Comments, Drunk Rihanna

It was a late-night chat between late-night hosts when Seth Meyers swung by Andy Cohen’s clubhouse on “Watch What Happens Live,” where they discussed day drinking with Rihanna, his possible influence on Trump’s presidential aspiration and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ recent “Saturday Night Live” comments. At another point in the show, both hosts revealed the guests they […]

Peloton ‘Wife’ Monica Ruiz Says She Feels Lucky, ‘SNL’ Joke was Funny

Play video content Exclusive LionsShareNews/Backgrid The “wife” in the derided Peloton ad is taking the mockery in stride, and unlike the “husband” in the spot … she says everyone’s been cool to her about it, and she considers all the hubbub to be a positive thing. The actress, Monica Ruiz, was out walking her dog […]

Peloton ‘Hubby’ Sean Hunter Calls Out ‘SNL’ for ‘Sexist’ Label on His Ad

Play video content Exclusive @LionsShareNews The Peloton controversy might be big laughs for ‘SNL’ — but the guy who plays the husband in that ad is pissed, because while everyone else is laughing … he’s flooded with hate mail. Sean Hunter was out in Hermosa Beach, CA Saturday night .. after he’d seen ‘SNL’ take […]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks About Her ‘Miserable’ Time at ‘Sexist’ SNL

Julia Louis-Dreyfus was one of the bright young faces during a very dark time at “Saturday Night Live,” and her memories of it aren’t much fonder than fans’ recollections. Joining the show in Season 8 and lasting three years, Julia’s tenure was during those five years when Lorne Michals was not a part of the […]

Adam Sandler Talks Who Fired Him From SNL

Adam Sandler is reflecting on his surprise firing from “Saturday Night Live” almost 24 years after the fact. During a recent interview on “The Howard Stern Show“, the actor and comedian, 55, revealed who gave him the axe back in 1995 when he was let go of the popular NBC sketch show with his co-star […]