Entertainment Miley Cyrus parties into the early hours with Elon Musk and Grimes
Some 'SNL' cast members don't seem thrilled that Elon Musk is signed on to host
Aidy Bryant, Bowen Yang, and Andrew Dismukes appeared to react to the controversial May 8 lineup on social media the day after it was announced.Hours after NBC posted the lineup, which features Miley Cyrus as the musical guest, Musk reiterated the news on Twitter. "Am hosting SNL on May 8," the 49-year-old wrote to his 52 million followers.
joined the party on Saturday evening as celebrated his hosting debut with girlfriend Grimes.
The controversial business magnate divided fans after becoming the latest high profile figure to take the reins of the long-running show on May 8th.
But the mixed opinion was put to one side as Musk, 49, partied in to the early hours with Grimes - real name Claire Boucher - and SNL co-star Miley in.
Sporting a garish striped sweater with fringed sleeves and an oversized, off-the-shoulder silhouette, Miley, 28, ensured she caught the eye while making her way into Ian Schrager’s PUBLIC hotel in the Lower East Side.
'SNL' alum Conan O'Brien called Elon Musk a 'dream guest' for the show
Conan O'Brien was a writer for "SNL" from 1988 to 1991 and said that non-comedians were funnier in sketches because they were "fish out of water."Some current cast members including Aidy Bryant, Bowen Yang, and Andrew Dismukes didn't seem thrilled that Musk had signed to host the May 8 show, and have since deleted posts that appeared to be thinly-veiled digs at the Tesla CEO.
The singer added to her look with a pair of cropped trousers, while stylish black leather boots and a matching handbag rounded things off.
In accordance with current health and safety guidelines she shielded her face behind a protective mask as she made her way across the sidewalk with a bodyguard.
Meanwhile the heavily tattooed Grimes, 33, looked typically outlandish in a patterned bodysuit and check skirt as she accompanied Musk into the venue.
She completed her look with a pair of chunky buckled boots, while a distinctive band kept her centre-parted hair in place.
Conversely, Musk opted for a sober looking bomber jacket and jeans as he celebrated his SNL appearance.
Earlier that evening Musk and Miley appeared in a Mars-themed SNL sketch, featuring Pete Davidson's fan-favorite character Chad.
Elon Musk Says Saturday Night Live Cast Has Been 'Awesome' Ahead of Hosting Debut
Elon Musk is scheduled to host the May 8 episode of Saturday Night Live with Miley Cyrus as the musical guestDays before the Tesla CEO, 49, is set to host this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, Musk spoke to Page Six about the upcoming gig on Tuesday night after enjoying dinner at II Gattopardo with SNL producers and cast members Pete Davidson, Colin Jost, Kenan Thompson, Chris Redd, Ego Nwodim and Chloe Fineman.
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The snippet took place on a SpaceX station on Mars in the supposed near future, when a human colony there ran into trouble.
Musk, of course, is the real-life founder, CEO, CTO, and chief designer of SpaceX.
The decision to tap the Tesla CEO and 'Technoking' Elon Musk to host the NBC sketch comedy show was seen as a risky gambit by creator Lorne Michaels to boost ratings and expand audience.
For the first time in SNL's 46-year history, the episode featuring Musk aired live internationally on YouTube in more than 100 countries. The stream was not available to U.S. viewers.
'SNL is a global phenomenon and this livestream marks the first time audiences around the world will experience the show simultaneously along with the US,' Frances Berwick, chairman of NBCU's entertainment networks, said in a statement.
SNL: Elon Musk Jokes About His Son's Name, Says He's the 'First Person with Asperger's to Host'
Elon Musk hosted the May 8 episode of Saturday Night Live with Miley Cyrus as the musical guest Later in his monologue, he shared how his "vision for the future" includes "renewable energy and humanity must become a multi-planetary space bearing civilization," also poking fun at his previous tweets, joking about how his son's name is pronounced like a "cat running across the keyboard" and pointing out that he "reinvented electric cars and is sending people to Mars on a rocket ship." Grimes, 33, appeared in a Super Mario-themed sketch, for which she portrayed Princess Peach while Musk played Wario.
'It's incredibly exciting to create this worldwide event with host Elon Musk and musical guest Miley Cyrus,' he added.
Saturday's episode of the show quickly became one of the most hotly-anticipated of all time, due to the decision to cast the controversial Tesla boss as host for the evening.
The decision drew an instant backlash from its long-running cast members when it surfaced last month, with many making digs at Musk on social media.
Even hours before the live show, tensions were still simmering with sources saying some cast members 'are getting a little too big for their britches.'
Musk's girlfriend Grimes also hinted she will be joining him and Miley in an Instagram post where she told fans: 'Tune into SNL tonight and watch me try acting'.
Grimes did appear as Princess Peach for the Mario Trial.
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The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said he chose Dogecoin over other cryptocurrency tokens because it "has dogs and memes."On Monday, Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, tweeted a link to the Dogecoin community forum on Reddit, along with a message telling prospective developers to submit their ideas there if they wanted to "help develop Doge.