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Entertainment Issa Rae Likens ‘Saturday Night Live’ Debut To “Prom” During Opening Monologue

08:15  18 october  2020
08:15  18 october  2020 Source:   deadline.com

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Bill Burr and Issa Rae are both set to make their “ Saturday Night Live ” hosting debuts later this month, NBC announced Friday ahead of the show’s Additionally, Jim Carrey will be debuting his Joe Biden impression on tomorrow’s “ SNL ,” with Maya Rudolph reprising her role as Biden’s running mate

Issa Rae hosted the 2018 CFDA Awards last night , and delivered a memorable opening monologue to the fashionable crowd. She opened with a slideshow of photographs that poked fun at her past fashion choices. While joking about her personal style, she took aim at Kanye West, saying

Issa Rae posing for the camera © SNL/Twitter

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Issa Rae made her Saturday Night Live hosting debut and reflected on her success within the past four years. Upon her entrance the Insecure and The Photograph star said it was an honor to walk and perform on the same stage as the comedy legends that came before her, including Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Of course, that debut came with some nerves.

“I’m scared that I might throw up but I gotta hold it down because I’m the first black person to host SNL y’all,” the actress joked before she told audience members otherwise. “I’m not, but you believed it for a sec.”

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She went on to say how she’s coming to host the sketch series in a peculiar moment, given the COVID-19 and the upcoming presidential election. Rae went on to recall how Insecure premiered on HBO ahead of the 2016 election.

‘Schitt’s Creek’s’ Dan Levy Recognizes Issa Rae & ‘Insecure’ In Accepting Emmy For Comedy Writing

  ‘Schitt’s Creek’s’ Dan Levy Recognizes Issa Rae & ‘Insecure’ In Accepting Emmy For Comedy Writing Schitt’s Creek swept all seven comedy series categories during the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast on ABC tonight. But Dan Levy, who won/shared four of them, used one of his acceptance speeches, for Writing for a Comedy Series, to highlight another praised comedy series, Insecure. Issa Rae’s HBO series is coming off one of its strongest seasons, and that was not lost on Levy.

Issa Rae is set to host an episode of Saturday Night Live this month and the musical performance will come from the one and only Justin Bieber. Insecure star Issa is sure to bring all the laughs in when she joins the SNL gang. She announced the news in Instagram in her typical style as she wrote

Saturday Night Live . HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 11:30 p.m. on NBC. Without a second presidential debate to lampoon, what will SNL 's cold open look like Series Debut Leslie Jones was never able to get on Supermarket Sweep as a superfan, but that's okay because now she's host of it.

“It felt really awkward for my life to be going so good…for me to be peaking while democracy was declining,” the Insecure creator said.

Rae revealed that the first year of her HBO show felt like the freshman year of high school, wherein she was still learning where she fit in and who would be in her close circle. But with Insecure having finished its fourth season back in June, Saturday Night Live feels like a celebration of hard work, she said.

“Hosting SNL is like my prom and you guys are all my dates,” she told her audience. “I’m ready to go all the way y’all.”

Justin Bieber joined Saturday’s episode as musical guest.


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Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman Lead Glittery Teaser for Ryan Murphy's The Prom Musical on Netflix .
The Prom debuted on Broadway in 2018 to critical acclaim The Prom follows a group of egotistical Broadway stars who head to small-town Indiana to help a high school girl banned from attending her school's prom because she wants to bring her girlfriend as her date. While it sounds like a noble cause, the foursome are mainly in it for the good press. "We have come to this community on behalf of a young girl," Streep's Tony-winning Dee Dee Allen announces to a flabbergasted Kerry Washington, who plays the head of the PTA that made the decision to ban Emma (Jo Ellen Pellman) from the prom.

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