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Michael Phelps to Host SNL

Michael Phelps to Host SNL

Beijing Games hero Michael Phelps will host the upcoming season premiere of Saturday Night Live!

In front of a live audience, the 23-year-old super swimmer will help kick off the 34th season of the long-running NBC comedy show. The SNL season premiere kicks off four live shows in a row.

The musical guest for the night will be hip-hop superstar Lil Wayne. The season premiere of Saturday Night Live will air on Sept 13. @ 11:30PM ET/PT on NBC.

Phelps will also be dropping by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Monday, Sept. 8.

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45 Responses to “Michael Phelps to Host SNL”

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  1. 1
    tia Says:

    oh god im seeing this picture everywhere and it creeps me out! look at his freakin head! its tiny in comparison to the rest of his body!

    BARF!

  2. 2
    Orange Clockwork Says:

    He’s so damn ugly.

  3. 3
    picolo Says:

    Hero or not this guy is REALLY UGLY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. 4
    picolo Says:

    Hero or not this guy IS BLOODY UGLY!!!!!

  5. 5
    caroline Says:

    I was just thinking the other day that Phelps will no doubt host SNL. Based on interviews, I don’t think he’ll be that good at hosting. The athletes never are. Oh well, I’m excited for the new season of SNL anyway.

  6. 6
    happy lol day Says:

    He has certainly become a star, he is very talented I like that he shows you don’t have to be gorgeous to be a gorgeous man :)

    http://www.happylolday.com

  7. 7
    sarah Says:

    hwo care ><

  8. 8
    Larice Says:

    He is so ugly. I am sure his ears help him to swim fast, they must be like the fish’s fins.

  9. 9
    To Caroline Says:

    I take it you use SNL as a method of inducing sleep if you are looking foward to it that much, Caroline. Give me a break.

  10. 10
    To Caroline Says:

    I take it you use SNL as a method of inducing sleep if you are looking foward to it that much, Caroline. Give me a break.

  11. 11
    wow Says:

    What’s with the photoshopping of the medals on the cover?

  12. 12
    dana Says:

    I’m sure he’s doping, just like every other athlete at the Olympics. Not impressed. Plus, he looks like a foot.

  13. 13
    daisy Says:

    why is everybody hating on michael? He’s talented and gracious and I personally think that a lot of girls like him because he comes across as a nice, genuine guy. He never claimed to be God’s gift and when he was informed of his increased hotness status, he looked embarrassed and said that he wasn’t used to it.

  14. 14
    daisy Says:

    oh, and

    I HEART PHELPS!

  15. 15
    Samantha Says:

    Geesh, people that post on JustJared are so damn rude. The guy just won 8 Olympic gold medals. What else does he have to do to impress some people? And don’t even say, be a Hollywood actor or anyone like the sort. I’m glad he’s hosting SNL. I’m eager to see it. :)

  16. 16
    scout Says:

    He is going to suck at SNL. But I do want to see Penelope one-up him.

  17. 17
    AThinker Says:

    I commend him for his achievements but this is a horrible cover

  18. 18
    Luver Says:

    HE IS SO NOT UGLY!! HE IS THE HOTTEST GUY I HAVE EVER SEEN!! THE ONLY REASON YOU THINK HE IS UGLY IS BEACUSE HE IS EITHER CUTER THAN YOU OR YOUR BOYFRIEND!!! SO SHUT YOUR YAP!!! CAUSE HE IS ON FIRE!!!!

  19. 19
    caroline Says:

    #9 (and #10) – the hell you talking about?! “looking foward to it that much”? Yeah, I’m looking forward to a new season of a show I watch. It doesn’t go any further than that.

    Wow, you really read way too much into things.

  20. 20
    Samantha Says:

    I agree, it is a horrible cover, but why does he have to look like some gorgeous creature to get accolades? I don’t even think he’s as ugly as people are making him out to be, but we do live in a “I only care about my vanity and how beautiful/handsome I look” society. I wish I lived in the old days when other things were more important than how someone looked.

  21. 21
    Becca Says:

    lmao I know he’s won the most medals ever but seriously no way he won that many xD jk

  22. 22
    cb Says:

    wow. you can dress the monkey in silk. but it still remains a monkey.
    dude. use all the endorsement cash for a little nip and tuck.
    (start with the ears)

  23. 23
    MOnika505 Says:

    Oh pls! give me break! I dont want to see that picture ever again.. I am sick of his ego!

  24. 24
    misstee2U Says:

    damn, mike here come the haters. i wonder if he was the one who suggested li’l wayne…since that’s his favorite rapper apparently….i’m sure he’ll be giving him his props since phelps said he was listening to wayne every time you saw him with the iPod on…hey apple where’s his endorsement! i guess it doesn’t do much for them that he won eight golds….

  25. 25
    Christina Says:

    It’ll be interesting to see Michael Phelps host SNL. I’m definately watching it!

    I can’t believe you guys are so mean. I’m speechless with these childish comments. You all need to get a life!!! Grow up!

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