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'SNL': Kate McKinnon Plays Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump, Gets 'Help' from Octavia Spencer (Video)

Kate McKinnon reprised her role as Attorney General Jeff Sessions alongside host Octavia Spencer as her Help character Minny in tonight’s Saturday Night Live cold open!

In the skit, Kate plays Jeff as Forrest Gump, sitting on the iconic bench from the movie and chatting up various people walking by.

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“My name’s Minny,” Octavia‘s Minny says when she sits down. “You don’t know me, I’m from a different movie.”

She also offers pie and brings up Corretta Scott King.

Watch below to see which other guests show up!


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Octavia Spencer Teases Keenan Thompson In 'SNL' Promos (Video)

Octavia Spencer is getting ready to host Saturday Night Live this weekend and it looks like it’s going to be a great episode!

The Oscar winning actress is set to host the show alongside musical guest Father John Misty and the duo teamed up with cast member Keenan Thompson for some pretty funny promo videos.

“I loved you in Hidden Figurines, I bet you those figurines are hard to find when they’re hidden well,” Keenan says before Octavia corrects him and gives him a shove.

In another promo, Octavia calls Keenan out for getting a little to excited about the show.

Check out the hilarious promos below…

Octavia Spencer, John Lithgow & Luke Bryan Play Catchphrase with Jimmy Fallon - Watch Now!

There was a rousing game of Catchphrase during last night’s (March 2) The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon episode!

Hidden Figures star Octavia Spencer teamed up with John Lithgow, while Jimmy and musical guest Luke Bryan partnered up. Jimmy and Luke seemed to be a well-equipped Catchphrase machine. However, the tables were turned as the final round approached.

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Octavia, 46, also sat on the couch to promote her new film The Shack and recounted all of the drama surrounding the Oscars Best Picture mix-up.

“It was kind of sad, it’s an honest mistake. I think everyone handled it really well,” Octavia said. “And I’m glad Warren Beatty explained all the drama. It squashed it.”


Catchphrase with Octavia Spencer, John Lithgow and Luke Bryan

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Octavia Spencer Runs Into Seth Meyers in 'SNL' Promo - Watch!

Octavia Spencer cracks us up in this funny new promo for Saturday Night Live.

The 46-year-old Hidden Figures star is fresh off being nominated for an Oscar and she’s set to host the show this weekend!

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In the promo, Octavia mistakenly arrives at the studio for The Late Show With Seth Meyers instead of SNL.

Seth reminds her that he used to be a writer on the show, but she seems very disinterested and walks away.

Watch this week’s Saturday Night Live promo video below!


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Faith Hill Joins Hubby Tim McGraw at 'The Shack' NYC Premiere!

Faith Hill hits the red carpet with husband Tim McGraw at the premiere of his new movie The Shack on Tuesday (February 28) at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

The 49-year-old actor and singer stars in the film and he also wrote a new song for the soundtrack with Faith!

Joining the country power couple at the premiere were his co-stars Radha Mitchell and Octavia Spencer.

This is going to be a big week for Octavia as she started it by attending the Oscars as a nominee and she’ll be ending it by hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend!

FYI: Faith is wearing a Monique Lhuillier dress and Anita Ko jewelry. Octavia is wearing a Tadashi Shoji suit.

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'Hidden Figures’ Subject Katherine Johnson Welcomed to Oscars 2017 Stage by Taraji P. Henson!

The stars of the movie Hidden Figures welcome the film’s subject Katherine Johnson to the stage at the 2017 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 26) in Hollywood.

The film is nominated for Best Picture tonight and the three stars – Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae – introduced the real-life NASA physicist and mathematician while presenting an award at the show.

Octavia was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the awards show this evening.

Watch the video of the touching moment at the Oscars below!

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'Hidden Figures' Star Octavia Spencer Goes For A Royal Feel at Oscars 2017

Octavia Spencer shows off just how happy she is to be at the 2017 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 26) in Hollywood.

The actress is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dorothy Vaughan in Hidden Figures. The film is also up for Best Picture tonight.

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Make sure to tune in for the Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, TONIGHT at 8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT on ABC!

FYI: Octavia wore a gorgeous Marchesa gown with Forevermark Diamond jewels and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

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