Maya Rudolph hosted the March 27 episode alongside first-time musical visitor Jack Harlow — and bought issues began with a hilarious Beyoncé spoof.
Saturday Night Live returned with Maya Rudolph as host! The 48-year-old introduced her A-Game for a hilarious spoof of Hot Ones the place she performed the one and solely Beyoncé. On Hot Ones, celebrities bask in consuming rooster wings with quite a lot of extraordinarily scorching sauces whereas being interviewed by host Sean Evans (performed right here by SNL’s Mikey Day). “I’m from Texas baby,” Maya’s Beyoncé — clad in a duplicate of the singer’s black leather-based Daniel Roseberry costume — declared.
Mikey’s Sean bought began with some questions on Bey’s formative years, because the star seemingly struggled with the very first wing. “I was a shy kid. Mmm this is good but it’s spicy. WHOA!” Maya’s Bey exclaimed, noting that the wing was “very hot” however she was “good.” Mikey’s Sean provided a glass of milk to assist cool issues down, however apparently, consuming milk isn’t one thing the Queen of the Beyhive does on digicam. “I’m not gonna drink a big fat glass of milk on camera. That’s not a good look for Yoncé,” she stated whereas sweating profusely.
Next up? A query in regards to the iconic Destiny’s Child music “Bills, Bills, Bills.” At the point out of the music, Maya’s Beyoncé appeared visibly irritated — and maybe affected by all the recent sauce consuming. “Sorry, I good. Your girls throat just closed up for a second. I’m good for the next wing,” she stated, as Mikey’s Sean launched the subsequent sauce: Devil’s Diarrhea Scorpion Sauce. He one once more introduced up the Grammy profitable band as Maya’s B was not having it! “Oh damn. Ohhhhhh. Kiss my a–,” she stated in response to the sauce — noting water doesn’t appear to work. Towards the top, she demanded her hair dresser Michael Angelo (performed by Kenan Thompson) place “six ice cubes” beneath her wig — however her publicist was having none of that! “I don’t want the footage to exist,” she demanded because the cameras stopped rolling. We’re simply ready for the day Beyoncé actually seems on Hot Ones!
The official SNL account has been teasing Maya’s epic return all week with some hilarious promos! She shocked in a pink blazer as she appeared on the Studio 8H stage alongside first-time musical visitor Jack Harlow. “It’s the first episode of Spring, you ready?” solid member Chris Redd interjected, inspiring fairly the dramatic monologue from Maya. “Spring? Am I ready for Spring, Chris? Spring, the symbolic representation of brith — new beginnings! The ushering in a new dawn…ask me again, Chris…am I ready for Spring?” A dumbfounded Chris then requested the query once more.
In one other take, Chris hilariously famous in was his birthday (he turned 36 on Thursday, March 25). “Happy birthday to me,” she then declared, making an attempt to upstage Chris. SNL stored the promos coming all week with a glance again at a few of Maya’s finest moments over time, together with an unforgettable Oprah‘s Favorite Things sketch and a “Tony and Lou From The Crew” one with Amy Poehler!
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— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) March 26, 2021
Maya seemed over the moon to be again “home” at Saturday Night Live, and audiences have been equally as thrilled to have her there. After profitable an Emmy for her portrayal of Kamala Harris on the sequence, the Florida native opened up about what SNL means to her. “Ever since I was a kid, truly, I wanted to be on any kind of SCTV, Saturday Night Live, and I can’t believe that I got to work there, and I can’t believe that it’s my family still,” stated again in Sept. 2020 in a digital press room. “I’m so thrilled to even be associated with the show and that I got to go back. It’s like the gift that keeps on giving. Honestly, it’s my favorite place to play,” she added. Maya was a full-time solid member on SNL from 2000 – 2007.