Kanye West will assist because the account for’s musical guest, with Adam Driver appearing because the episode’s host.
When Saturday Evening Dwell‘s forty fourth season premieres this weekend, Kanye West will carry the stage because the account for’s musical guest, but one other star turned into once in the muse tapped for the convey: Ariana Grande.
In the final episode of a 3-share, SNL-centered chapter of James Andrew Miller’s Origins podcast, the sketch comedy’s producer Lorne Michaels confirmed the solutions. “We had Ariana drop out for emotional causes two days ago… after which Kanye stepped up so he’ll be there,” Michaels said.
Moreover to Michaels, the podcast episode, titled “Origins Chapter Four: Saturday Evening Dwell: In the lend a hand of the Scenes of Season 44,” additionally elements interviews with producer/writer Steve Higgins, and castmembers Colin Jost, Michael Che, Chris Redd, Aidy Bryant, Heidi Gardner, Melissa Villasenor, as smartly as account for producer Lindsay Shookus.
Despite the truth that she’s made no level out of SNL, on Thursday, Grande took to Twitter to share that she turned into once having a tough time. “Can i pls beget one k day. correct one. pls.,” she wrote. She later added that she turned into once “so drained.”
Grande’s tweets approach several weeks after her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller turned into once chanced on dumb of an obvious overdose on Sept. 7. She later paid tribute to him on social media, writing in share, “You were my dearest buddy. I’m so sorry I couldn’t fix or carry your distress away. I truly wished to. The kindest, sweetest soul with demons he below no instances deserved. I am hoping you’re k now. Relaxation.”
Grande is at display engaged to SNL star Pete Davidson.
Moreover to West, Primary person Wars star Adam Driver will headline the SNL opener, serving because the account for’s host. The NBC account for will additionally feature Loopy Rich Asians‘ Awkwafina and SNL alum Seth Meyers as hosts in subsequent episodes.
The premiere airs on NBC on Saturday at eleven:30 p.m. ET.