Booked And Never Busier, Keke Palmer Is Finally Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’

Live from New York, it’s your lady Keke Palmer on “Saturday Night Live.”

Sure, somebody over at 30 Rock lastly noticed your tweets as a result of after years of fans begging the late-night sketch collection to e-book the multi-hyphenate entertainer as host, she’s making her official debut.

The busy star, who not too long ago fronted Jordan Peele’s sci-fi thriller “Nope” and Disney’s “Lightyear,” will function host alongside musical visitor SZA for the Dec. 3 episode.

“Y’all got y’alls wish,” she wrote after NBC made the announcement. “Guess [who’s] hosting @nbcsnl? I’m so excited for usss yalllllll, couldn’t do it without you.”

The information was introduced on the finish of Saturday’s episode ― the primary to reach after the midterm elections ― hosted by comic Dave Chappelle.

“SNL” will take the remainder of November off for a mini hiatus after which return with Palmer as host in December.

Palmer, who rose to fame as a toddler star, showing in “Akeelah and the Bee” at simply 11 years outdated earlier than main the Nickelodeon collection “True Jackson, VP,” has extra not too long ago been identified for her relentless work ethic.

When she’s not starring on Broadway, dropping singles, co-hosting the third hour of the “Good Morning America,” interviewing Vice President Kamala Harris, masking the Met Gala carpet or launching her own network, she’s developed fairly the profession on display with roles in “Scream Queens” and “Hustlers” that isn’t slowing down anytime quickly.

Palmer can be a lot beloved on social media for her extremely meme-able interview bites and spot-on impressions (see her flex a few of these skills right here), prompting many all through the years to push for an “SNL” internet hosting gig.

She’ll subsequent seem within the upcoming Aziz Ansari directed movie “Being Mortal,” along with lending her vocal skills to new seasons of “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” and Netflix’s “Human Resources.”

So, naturally, when Palmer was confirmed as host, her followers celebrated on-line.

SZA, who carried out on the present again in 2017, additionally shared her enthusiasm about teaming up with Palmer.

“Can’t believe this is happening lmao,” the “Ctrl” singer wrote on Instagram. “I plan on acting a fucking fool. See you soon New York.”


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