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Kim Kardashian's 'Saturday Night Live' Episode - The Reviews Are In!

Kim Kardashian's 'Saturday Night Live' Episode - The Reviews Are In!

Kim Kardashian hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend, and the reviews are pouring in from critics.

The 40-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality TV star made headlines with her opening monologue, and the jokes kept coming all night long. But were the critics impressed?

Click inside to find out…

Variety declared that while Kim herself is “not funny, she was surprisingly good” on the show: “There’s something so endearing, inspiring even, about how hard this woman works. She was in nearly every sketch, which in itself shows a sign of respect for the assignment. And my god, she is a good sport and had clearly told the writing staff to go ahead and take every shot.”

Entertainment Weekly also gave praise in their recap, writing: “Color me impressed. Kim is a bit bland, but she handled herself well for the most part! Not sure all the cameos were needed.”

The Hollywood Reporter remarked that “the hype surrounding Kardashian West ended up being more interesting and exciting than the actual episode, which felt like others…if this episode made anything clear it’s that Kardashian West will continue to experiment and, occasionally, surprise us in ways that will continue trapping us into caring.”

The A.V. Club was less praising, writing: “Her monologue was a tumble of self-roasting Kardashian jokes, indicating that the influencer and her like-minded but not quite as successful clan had collectively decided to get ahead of the wave by allowing Kim to read out some of the Saturday Night Live writers’ moderately cutting one-liners. So why does it feel like it’s we Saturday Night Live viewers who were the real butts of the joke?”

Consequence was similarly unimpressed, writing: “Given that the days of shunting a non-acting host off-screen for most of the episode are long gone, this probably could have gone worse. But there was an air of Kardashian World insularity that hung over the episode; this felt like an episode for the Kim Faithful (and/or her friends and family) more than something for comedy fans.”

The Guardian was not very praising, either: “It speaks to how little confidence the show’s writers and producers had in Kardashian West that they needed to bolster this episode with so many celebrity cameos and cute animals. They weren’t wrong to do so – while she wasn’t a disastrous host, she was by no means good.”

Watch clips from the episode now!

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