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SNL's Cecily Strong Talks Past Encounters With President Obama

Cecily Strong is beautiful in a little black dress on the cover of Capitol File magazine’s latest issue, out on newsstands now!

Here’s what the 31-year-old Saturday Night Live actress had to share:

On what she is looking forward to most about hosting the WHCA dinner: “I’m excited to have my little private meeting with the Obamas. So I’ve got that story. Before the dinner I think I do a private tour of the White House—all the reasons why I said yes, even though everyone warned me about this terrible move. It’s a huge honor. I also love that it came in that weird way. It’s so bizarre. I mean it took us a week to figure out it was real. [My publicist] Lauren’s husband was like, ‘No, this is a different dinner; I know they’re not asking you, truly.’ And Lauren said, ‘Wow, it is the dinner,” but she was going to say no.’

On past encounters with the President: “I did a video in Chicago years ago to be shown at Camp David. I remember [talking] about President Obama’s mom jeans. It was like all my gay friends and me doing all these jokes for Obama. So I have met him a couple of times. I want to see if he remembers me.”

On Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s joke about Selma at the Golden Globes: “I feel like I’m not even the person to address racism or Ferguson. I can mention it, but I wouldn’t feel like that’s my place. I feel fine bringing up anything about women—Bill Cosby, rape, whatever—because I can speak from that place. But I don’t want to be the voice of the Black Lives Matter movement. I don’t think it would be my place. I’m a supporter.”

For more on Cecily, visit Capitolfile-magazine.com!

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Dakota Johnson Films a Sketch With the 'SNL' Ladies!

Dakota Johnson throws her hands in the air while filming a fun sketch to air on Saturday Night Live on Friday (February 27) in the West Village neighborhood of New York City.

The 25-year-old Fifty Shades of Grey actress was joined on set by funny ladies Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, and Aidy Bryant.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Dakota Johnson

Dakota will be hosting tomorrow night’s episode of the sketch comedy series, its first one back since the major 40th anniversary special that drew huge ratings for NBC.

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'SNL' Current Cast Walks 40th Anniversary Red Carpet

The current cast of Saturday Night Live walks the red carpet for the SNL 40th Anniversary Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday (February 15) in New York City.

The season forty cast – Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Jay Pharoah, Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong, Kyle Mooney, Sasheer Zamata, Beck Bennett, Michael Che, Vanessa Bayer, Colin Jost, Bobby Moynihan, Taran Killam, and Kenan Thompson – all posed for photos together.

This is sure to be a HUGE event tonight – tune into SNL 40 right now on NBC to see all of the celeb guests in attendance!

10+ pictures inside of the current cast of SNL at SNL 40.. More Here! »

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Justin Bieber's 'Calvin Klein' Ad Gets Spoofed on 'SNL' (Video)

Kate McKinnon channels her best Justin Bieber in this hilarious spoof from last night’s (January 17) episode of Saturday Night Live in New York City.

Co-starring Cecily Strong as model Lara Stone, “Justin” acts super immature during the commercial by playing pranks, crying, and trying to harass the model.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Justin Bieber

He says things like “This tattoo made me say ‘Owie” and “I’m not supposed to drink, but I do,” later adding about his underwear, “Yo, my peeppe’s in there.”

Watch the funny skit below!


Justin Bieber Calvin Klein SNL Spoof

James Franco & Seth Rogen Are Sexy Sailors in 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch - Watch Here!

Cecily Strong and Vanessa Bayer brought back our favorite porn-stars-turned-sales-women characters for the third time in tonight’s Saturday Night Live (December 6) in New York City.

Previously the ladies attempted to sell Moet & Chandon champagne and Bvlgari watches — this time, the two got nautical with their ad for Sunseeker Yachts.

About halfway through the sketch, host James Franco and surprise guest Seth Rogen literally rolled in dressed up in sexy sailor outfits as Captain Jack Swallow and James Franco, respectively.

Watch the hilarious sketch below!

James Franco & Seth Rogen – Nautical Themes SNL

James Franco Only Hosts 'SNL' to 'Get Laid'

James Franco and Cecily Strong are hilarious in these new promos for his upcoming guest stint on Saturday Night Live!

In one of the promos, the 36-year-old actor says he is doing his third hosting gig just to get laid!

“I’ve thought about this and with all the terrible things going on in the world, I just want to give the people a night where they can forget about their problems and laugh,” James says when Cecily asks why he continues to come back and host.

“That is so sweet. I do this show just to get laid,” Cecily replies, to which James says, “Yea me too. It’s just that that speech makes it a lot easier.”

Be sure to watch James, with musical guest Nicki Minaj, this Saturday!


James Franco SNL Promos

SNL's Cecily Strong to Host the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner

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  • Zendaya‘s latest fashion shoot is stunning – Just Jared Jr
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  • Woah! Did Anna Wintour shade Kim and Kanye? – DListed
  • Miley Cyrus is workin’ it in spandex – Hollywood Tuna
  • Eli Lieb‘s new music video is very powerful – Towleroad
  • Jane the Virgin‘s Justin Baldoni has started a movement to spread happiness called “Good 30″ to make other people happy. Watch the video below to see how you can get involved!

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