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Betty White To Host SNL on May 8!

Betty White To Host SNL on May 8!

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Betty White will host Saturday Night Live‘s special Mother’s Day episode on May 8, NBC has announced.

The ep will also reunite six former female SNL cast members: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon, Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch.

“Years ago, I turned [SNL] down three times,” Betty told USA Today. “It’s so New York, and I’m not New York at all. But my agent said he’d divorce me if I didn’t do it, and I love my agent.”

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20 Comments

# 1
HeyHowAreYa @ 03/11/2010 at 10:43 am

Can’t wait to see her and the rest of the ladies! Should be a fantastic show!

# 2
...I n F a m o u s l y C o o l @ 03/11/2010 at 10:55 am

…fcuk that old bish then. stay your ass in skankville LA. NYC’s too good for your ass.
~
…that’s why everyone who’s anyone has done it already and she hasn’t. cause she’s not New York, and shes been a nobody for yearsssssssssssssssssssss.

# 3

Should be a great show, looking forward to it.

# 4

Love Betty! Can’t wait! YES!!!!!!!!!

# 5

Betty White, you are the Queen of Hollywood and you RULE!! I don’t watch SNL usually but will if you are going to be hosting, thank you for being a friend, Betty! I’m jealous though cuz RPatz thinks Betty is the sex kitten in HW. meow!

# 6

@…I n F a m o u s l y C o o l: @<a

I don’t think Betty meant anything like that at all. I think it is the face pace of NYC and of SNL and them making fun of others is what she meant.

# 7

Great article on Jessica Simpson becoming the voice of fat people in America.

http://www.thestevenetwork.ca/2010/03/11/is-jessica-simpson-the-face-of-fat-america/

# 8

I have never seen an episode of SNL however since Betty White is going to host, I will watch it. Plus Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are funny on their shows and I love watching them.

# 9

You go Betty you were always a very funny lady and made people laugh

sweetface_29 @ 03/11/2010 at 12:16 pm

SNL better step up it’s game and put together a show worth watching.

love Betty, love Betty
88 and going strong
you evil people, INFAMOUSLYCOOL (stupid name by the way), could only hope to be so creative and on it at any point in your life
love betty, love Betty

thighmegatampon @ 03/12/2010 at 12:23 am

yay i’m excited to see all the old snl castmates come on. the new ones just aren’t the same. the only funny female castmate left is kristen wiig.

jensen luver Tanya @ 03/12/2010 at 10:18 am

i hater SNL but OMG i have to watch it now if Betty is on!! Who doesnt love Betty White?? Shes a natural comedian. Love her to death!! She will be great!! Cant wait Betty!!!

Anyone that doesn’t like Betty White doesn’t deserve to live!!

Is this a joke? Betty White hosting Saturday Night Live!!

“It’s sooo New York” ha! Betty you make me laugh!

yay i’m excited to see all the old snl castmates come on. the new ones just aren’t the same. the only funny female castmate left is kristen wiig.

hmm.. can’t say I know who Betty White is but I’m guessing she’s some old dear probably best not suited for Saturday Night Live

hmm.. can’t say I know who Betty White is but I’m guessing she’s some old dear probably best not suited for Saturday Night Live

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