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Kenan Thompson Is Filling In for Simon Cowell on 'America's Got Talent'!

Kenan Thompson is heading to America’s Got Talent!

The Saturday Night Live funnyman will be filling in for judge Simon Cowell, who is currently recovering after a serious accident on an electric bike, for Tuesday and Wednesday’s (August 18-19) live shows, ET reports.

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Last week, Kelly Clarkson stepped in to fill the role for Simon.

“My friend, Simon Cowell, is doing better now but was in an accident and won’t be able to make Tuesday and Wednesday’s live shows for AGT. But no worries America, someone far wiser, cooler, and hotter is taking his seat! The unbelievably amazing Kelly Clarkson 😜 You’re welcome in advance!” she said.

Fellow judges Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, along with host Terry Crews are all set to return as usual.

Here’s how Simon Cowell is doing amid his recovery.

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Kenan Thompson Admits He's A Black Socks & Shorts Wearing, Corny Dad in New Interview

Kenan Thompson is opening up about being a dad to two girls.

The 42-year-old SNL actor admitted to People that he’s a very “corny” dad in a new interview.

“I think the biggest wake up call is how immediate it is,” Kenan shared of fatherhood. “One day you’re not a dad and then the next moment you are. You’re just a dad from that point on.”

Kenan is dad to Georgia and Gianna with wife Christina Evangeline.

He adds that “my coolness just got sucked right out of me” when became a father. “I didn’t know… I didn’t even feel it, but I just immediately started wearing black socks and shorts and just being really corny at stores and over-asking questions about items that are super obvious and in my face.”

Kenan, along with many others, appears in Bryce Dallas Howard‘s documentary, Dads, on AppleTV+.

Learn more about the film on JustJared.com now!

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White House Correspondents' Dinner 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

The 2020 White House Correspondents’ Dinner has been cancelled due to the ongoing global health crisis.

The annual event, set to be hosted by Saturday Night Live‘s Kenan Thompson, was called off on Sunday (March 22) in a statement.

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“The White House Correspondents’ Association regrets to announce that it is unable to go ahead with its 2020 dinner on April 25. We will get back to you soon with our alternative date. Thanks for your support,” the WHCA wrote in a tweet.

The annual dinner was set to take place on April 25 in Washington D.C., and was also set to include Hasan Minhaj as a featured entertainer.

Tons of events have been canceled amid the global health crisis. Find out what else…

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Kenan Thompson to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner with Hasan Minhaj Set as Featured Entertainer

The White House Correspondents’ Association has announced that Kenan Thompson will host the annual dinner, with Hasan Minhaj as the featured entertainer.

Kenan and Hasan are two of the most engaged and engaging entertainers in America. I’m thrilled they’ll help us celebrate the role of a free press in our democracy,” Jonathan Karl, chief White House correspondent for ABC News and president of the WHCA, told THR. “We’re looking forward to a lively evening honoring the most important political journalism of the past year.”

This year, it appears as if they’re going back to comedians to host the annual affair after choosing historian Ron Chernow for the 2019 dinner.

The event will be held on Saturday, April 25, and Donald Trump has not attended in the past few years. He actually slammed the event in 2017.

'Trolls World Tour' Track Listing Revealed - Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Kelly Clarkson & More!

Justin Timberlake is unveiling the highly anticipated Trolls World Tour soundtrack – and it’s superstar-packed!

The Man of the Woods entertainer revealed the track list for the upcoming animated film’s soundtrack on Thursday (February 13) on social media.

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The official Trolls account then further revealed the features on each song – and there are so many stars!

SZA, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Bloom, Dierks Bentley, Anthony Ramos, Ester Dean, Kenan Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Mary J Blige, George Clinton, Anderson.Paak, Icona Pop, Sam Rockwell and Red Velvet are just some of the names featured on the impressive tracklisting.

The movie hits theaters on April 17, and is a sequel to 2016′s Trolls.

Pictured below: Trolls World Tour co-star Anna Kendrick visits Global Radio on Thursday (February 13) in London, England. Justin Timberlake visits BBC Broadcasting House on Thursday (February 13) in London, England.

FYI: Justin is wearing Just Don x Nike Air Force 1 shoes.

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Andy Samberg Performs 'Sensitive Bully' Rejected 'SNL' Sketch on 'Late Night' - Watch Here!

Seth Meyers gave Andy Samberg a chance to resurrect one of his old cut Saturday Night Live sketches during a round of “Second Chance Theatre” on last night’s (February 4) Late Night!

The 41-year-old Brooklyn Nine-Nine star along with the help of John Mulaney, Kenan Thompson and some of the Late Night gang performed the never-before-aired SNL sketch called “Griff Banks the Sensitive Bully,” in which Andy played the titular character who instantly falls apart every time he attempts to bully his classmates and receives even the slightest amount of pushback in return.

“It was written by me and Colin Jost and Rob Klein and its sort of pulling from the ’80s and some ’90s film troupes of like the bully that’s like riding the nerd the whole movie,” Andy explained. “But then when the nerd stands up to the bully, the bully kind of caves and you’re like, yeah! go nerd!’”

“I’m a terrible bully. This isn’t even a varsity jacket, it’s My Little Pony!” Andy says during the sketch. “I’m not a bully, I’m just a gaping snorf!”

Also during his appearance, Andy hit the couch and talked about fatherhood, his supreme distaste for Seth’s dog, Frisbee, his record-breaking Sundance Film Festival deal, and the return of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

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Kenan Thompson Responds After Fans Keep Cutting Him Out of 'SNL' Photo with Fellow Legends

Kenan Thompson has seemingly responded to some of the love he got after being cut out of an iconic Saturday Night Live photo.

If you missed it, it all started when Eddie Murphy hosted the show after a decades-long hiatus. During his monologue, he brought Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan and Chris Rock on stage, and they were soon joined by Kenan.

Well, photos of the iconic moment began circulating on social media, except many began cutting Kenan out of the photo. Later, people began calling out the faux pas and including the full photo with kind words about Kenan‘s impact.

“Before you disrespect Kenan Thompson and crop him out of this photo, remember that this man has a 26-year long career — the bulk of it on SNL,” one fan defended, while another wrote, “I grew up watching Good Burger, Kenan & Kel, All That, then as an adult watching him on SNL. He is a legend & deserves more respect than he gets. It’s disrespectful to crop him out & says a lot about you.”

Kenan saw the love and posted a tweet, embedded in this post.

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