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Michael Phelps on SNL -- Turn On Your TV Now!

Michael Phelps on SNL -- Turn On Your TV Now!

Don’t miss Olympics swimming champion Michael Phelps test out his comedic chops as host on tonight’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live!

“I was a little nervous coming into this whole thing, but I’ve actually started to get really, really excited,” Phelps said Thursday on a conference call from NYC. “I’m definitely looking forward to Saturday. This is a completely new experience for me, but something that is going to be pretty fun.”

Phelps follows in the athletic footsteps of such as LeBron James, Peyton Manning, Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan, who also hosted NBC’s late-night sketch show.

Lil’ Wayne is tonight’s musical guest.

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  • Laken

    is lil wayne on his tippy toes? haha.

  • jessica

    lovee phelps<3

  • kellie

    awwww i love weezy


    AHHHH HES SO CUTE in a suit
    he’s so nervous

  • bhugug

    lil wayneeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  • ty

    he’s visible nervous.
    he can’t act, and he’s not that funny. he’s just kind of taking up space, like a “prop” in the scenes.
    this is why athletes do NOT need to host snl.

  • leighton meester fan

    Aww I love Michael

  • Nina

    1st cmment they are HOT!

  • Vshizzle

    I think it is a great show so far…I love MP and L’IL Wayne….


    Um where was Ryan Lochte?
    and Phelps did a decent job- I still cracked up like a little teenager
    and wasn’t Obama supposed to make a cameo?
    the cold open was AWESOME

  • jasmine

    Michael is so damn ugly like hideous lol he has really bad teeth but he’s a great athlete and lil wayne is hideous as well but he’s a great rapper so two ugly talented guys

  • Gabby

    Awww Weezy F. Baby. I love him!

  • jjj

    I love Michael Phelps! The Phelps diet was hilarious…

    Great performance by Lil Wayne, as usual.

  • Shannon

    loved both of them on tonight’s show!

  • john

    hey look! its foot face in the middle

  • emilie

    he wasnt very funny.
    lil wayne was great though

  • bobbi

    Let’s not forget Tom Brady, the hottest athlete to host. Duh.

  • kim

    i need screencaps desperatelyyyy

  • Me

    You mention Peyton Manning, but not TOM BRADY?!? WTF.

    MP did a great job!

  • Oprah

    I heard Michael was given basically nothing to do, hopefully next week will have a less “face of the week” host.

    P.S.: Tina Fey pwned as Sarah Palin

  • charity

    i love michael phelps, listen here jasmin, he is more handsome and pretty the your bont little ass!!!!!!

  • Pilladas

    michael phelps is the best!! love him!!!

  • People and GossIp

    Go haed!!! michael

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