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R. Kelly is revving up his ignition again as he sings some steamy jams with two of today’s hottest acts!

Lady Gaga R Kelly Justin Bieber

R. Kelly sizzles up with Gaga and The Biebs! (Getty/Reuters)

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Miley Cyrus To Host Saturday Night Live On March 5

Miley Cyrus - Saturday Night Live

Miley Cyrus, hot off the heels of her Hannah Montana series finale will be hosting Saturday Night Live when the show airs on March 5.

It will be interesting to see if Miley appears on the spoofed out Miley Cyrus Show when she hosts, a sketch that has aired on several recent showing of the popular sketch comedy series. The Cyrus skit features relative newcomer to SNL Vanessa Bayer (pictured above with Miley Cyrus) as she plays the 18-year-old star as an “everything’s about me” type of persona. Saturday Night Live often likes to get the real stars involved in the spoofs of themselves, which could make for an interesting moment on the show.

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Mark Zuckerberg Appears On Saturday Night Live

Jessie Eisenberg and Mark Zuckerberg - SNL

With Jesse Eisenberg, star of The Social Network hosting SNL last night, it was the perfect time for Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, to make his primetime debut and that’s exactly what happened.

Here’s a video of Eisenberg opening the show with the help of The Zuck (He appears part way through the opening monologue):

I personally enjoyed the “I invented poking” line Zuckerberg delivered, even if he did seem to feel a bit akward standing on the live stage of Saturday Night Live, but who could blame the guy, he’s not a trained actor.

Turns out Zuckerberg and Eisenberg don’t appear to be mortal enemy’s after all. What did you think about Facebook’s CEO appearing on Saturday Night Live?

Mark Zuckerberg To Appear On Saturday Night Live This Weekend?

Mark Zuckerberg and Jessie Eisenberg - Saturday Night Live

Producers at late night sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live are rumored to be going after Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg for a guest spot on this weekends show.

Jessie Eisenberg, the star of The Social Network will be hosting the show, which is sure to poke fun at Facebook and Zuckerberg in some way.

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Jim Carrey Will Host First SNL Of 2011

Jim Carrey SNL Hosting

Jim Carrey is heading back to his roots in early 2011, agreeing to host the first Saturday Night Live of the new year.

It will be the first time Carrey has hosted the show since 1996.

Carrey will appear on January 8 with special music guests The Black Keys who will be making their first appearance on the popular sketch show.

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Cookie Monster Campaign Asks For Saturday Night Live Hosting Gig

Cookie Monster - SNL Audition Video Still

Cookie Monster could be going the way of Betty White. A Facebook group has been setup and is gaining traction to bring the cookie friendly blue monster to late-night programming via Saturday Night Live.  

If the campaign is successful Cookie Monster would become the first Sesame Street character to host SNL.

Cookie Monster has even created his own hilarious SNL audition tape, here it is:

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SNL To Parody Katy Perry’s “Sesame Street” Appearance

Katy Perry Sesame Street Ban

Katy Perry may not be able to watch herself on Sesame Street after her appearance was banned because she “showed too much cleavage” but a “version” of that performance will be realized when the cast of Saturday Night Live spoofs her appearance.

Perry will also be on SNL during the spoof episode to perform her two newest hits “California Gurls” and “Teenage Dream.” The show will also feature Amy Poehler as host for the 36th season premiere.

Sesame Street producers announced this week that the Perry sequence they had taped would not air on New Year’s Eve because thousands of parents were outraged that she had so much cleavage showing. Perry was to perform a kid-friendly version of her song “Hot N Cold.”

PopCrunch points out the humor in the fact that Elmo seemed to love her “appearance” giving her a shout out during an ABC Googe Morning America appearance in which he said she could come back anytime she would like to perform again.

“We’ll have another one. Elmo loves Ms. Katy and we had a good time. So we’ll have another play date.”

Katy’s performance and the SNL spoof debut tonight, Sept. 25 @ 11:30 PM on NBC.

Rachel Drach Gives Birth To Baby Boy

Rachel Drach

Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch has announced the birth of her first child, a baby boy named Eli. Her son was born on August 24 according to People.

“She’s doing great and the baby’s doing great. She’s healthy and really happy!” an insider close to Rachel told the celebrity magazine.

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SNL Pokes Fun At Letterman

David Letterman is never going to hear the end of his extortion case, is he? After Jay Leno cracked his own joke, SNL followed suit. Weekend Update anchor Seth Meyers had something to say; he said that it was a “stupid human trick.” I guess it’s funnier if you actually watch the show.


Jenny Slate To Stay With SNL

In spite of her boo boo, Jenny Slate is NOT being kicked out of Saturday Night Live. It is true the network’s execs were not happy and even called for a meeting about the incident, but for now, Jenny’s job is safe. I think she’ll just be in the limelight for it.


SNL Newbie Drops F-Bomb

SNL newcomer Jenny Slate made a boo-boo in her first skit titled “Biker Chick Talk.” She inadvertently dropped the F-word: “You know what? You stood up for yourself, and I f—ing love you for that.” No comments from the producers of the show yet. But really now, I hope she doesn’t get crucified for this. Bigger slips have been made.


She does have a point. One, she is NOT fat. Two, no one would dare fire someone for being fat, would they? Anyhow, rumors that she left Saturday Night Live for being too fat have been circulating. She says, nah, I’m just too PHAT!


Wahlberg appears in SNL

Last week, Saturday Night Live comedian Andy Samberg was involved in a skit where he parodied actor Mark Wahlberg. The actor has come out in the papers this week expressing how he didn’t like the skit. To say that he was angry was quite accurate.

So it was surprising to see Wahlberg appear in SNL this weekend. I think he’s finally learned his lesson that being combative will get you nowhere.


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