Machine Gun Kelly has made his ‘SNL’ debut! The singer carried out his emotional observe ‘Lonely’ and in addition rocked out with ‘My Ex’s Best Friend.’
Machine Gun Kelly, 30, was proper at house on Saturday Night Live. The Texas native — née Colson Baker — made his debut on the lengthy operating NBC sketch collection on Saturday, Jan, 30. He opened his first of two unimaginable performances with “My Ex’s Best Friend” feat. blackbear. Fans on Twitter rapidly dubbed the SNL second “a whole vibe,” and beloved his dwell model. The star sported his signature pink for the playful efficiency, displaying off a black and yellow manicure. Playing his guitar on the similar time, MGK introduced tons of vitality to the upbeat efficiency as he confirmed off his vocals.
For his second efficiency, MGK carried out music “Lonely” — one in every of his most emotional tacks off Tickets to My Downfall. Seated together with his customized pink, black, and white guitar, the singer-songwriter gave his all into the efficiency as he rocked out together with his band. I received in bother/The first time my dad noticed me/Dance with the satan,” he opened the observe, which particulars his relationships together with his late aunt and pop. His father handed away this previous summer time, and MGK has beforehand talked about how he lived together with his aunt after his mother left him at simply 9-years-old. “Lonely, lonely, even when the room is full/I’d trade it, trade it, I would trade it all for you,” he sings to them.
i bear in mind when i used to be a child watching @nbcsnl each weekend with my aunt and my dad,
since they aren’t right here to see this second,
i’m going to carry out the music i wrote for them on the present
hopefully i’ll really feel them there.
— Blonde Don (@machinegunkelly) January 27, 2021
MGK appeared in a hilarious promo alongside host John Krasinski, 41, earlier this week. The “Bloody Valentine” singer appeared to get some recommendation from The Office alum in addition to very long time forged member Heidi Gardner. Heidi put John on the spot as she mentioned it was a “big week, huge week” at Studio 8H as John ready to additionally make his SNL debut. “But no pressure though,” he laughed again, as Heidi retorted, “No, I’d say there’s tons of pressure. I mean, it’s the first show back, the first show of 2021 the first show since [Donald] Trump!” MGK then hilariously added, “She’s right, you better be funny.”
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) January 31, 2021
In one other clip shared to Twitter to advertise the episode, Heidi questioned Machine Gun Kelly about how, precisely, he selected his stage identify. “Hey I was wondering…how did you come up with the name Machine Gun Kelly?” she contemplated. “Oh, my mother’s maiden name is Machine Gun,” MGK joked again. The identify is definitely a reference to prohibition period George Kelly Barnes (1895 – 1954), who earned his nickname from his favourite weapon. “I remember when I was a kid watching @nbcsnl every weekend with my aunt and my dad, since they aren’t here to see this moment, I’m going to perform the song I wrote for them on the show,” MGK tweeted forward of the episode. “Hopefully, I’ll feel them there,” he additionally wrote.
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) January 29, 2021
Recently, followers thought the 30-year-old singer and his girlfriend of a number of months, Megan Fox, have been engaged. The 34-year-old actress was noticed with a large diamond ring on her left hand as she exited a automotive outdoors of NBC’s studios (the place MGK would have been rehearsing for SNL), however she seemingly shut down the rumors with one other cheeky publish. The Transformers alum changed the diamond with a signet ring studying “F— You” on Jan. 29. Notably, Megan simply formally filed for divorce from her husband of over 10 years Brian Austin Green over Thanksgiving and it has but to be finalized.
While the couple might not be engaged but, sources beforehand spilled that the duo are extra in love than ever. “MGK’s friends have never seen him like this before, he’s so in love with Megan and pretty much spends all his time with her,” a supply EXCLUSIVELY instructed . “He says he wants to marry her and he wants her to have his baby, he talks about that very openly. Being with her has definitely tamed him, he’s laser focused on her and doing whatever he can to make her happy. It’s very sweet to see him so in love,” they added.