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SNL's Cecily Strong Is Giving Off Angelina Jolie Vibes at Emmy Awards 2021!

Cecily Strong is striking a pose on the red carpet at the 2021 Emmy Awards on Sunday (September 19) at The Event Deck at L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

This look is giving us major Angelina Jolie vibes from the 2012 Oscars! If you don’t remember that specific look, you have to click here and see Angelina‘s look, and see if you see the Cecily comparison!

Cecily is nominated tonight in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category for her work on SNL.

The Emmys ceremony this year is being hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and the show will be broadcast on CBS and the Paramount+ streaming service. The Creative Arts Emmys were handed out last weekend and the full winners list has already been announced for those awards!

FYI: Cecily is wearing an Azzaro dress, Gismondi 1754 jewelry, and a Zarianas ring.More Here! »

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Reese Witherspoon, Anthony Anderson, & Sofia Vergara Show Their Support at Stand Up to Cancer 2021

The stars are showing their support for the 2021 Stand Up to Cancer telethon.

Anthony Anderson, Sofia Vergara, along with Ken Jeong and wife Tran Ho served as co-hosts for the event, which took place on Saturday night (August 21), and was streamed on YouTube.

Stars making appearances during the event included journalist Katie Couric, Grey’s Anatomy actress Chandra Wilson, The Office actor Ed Helms, New Girl actor Max Greenfield, Pose actress MJ Rodriguez, comedian Iliza Shlesinger, SNL‘s Cecily Strong, Veep actor Tony Hale, Jane the Virgin actor Jaime Camil, black-ish actor Deon Cole, and Designated Survivor actress Italia Ricci.

During the event, Common and Stevie Wonder teamed up for a performance.

Reese Witherspoon produced the event with husband Jim Toth, which helped raise funds for cancer research.

Also during the telethon, Chadwick Boseman‘s wife Simone performed a moving tribute to her late husband.

35+ pictures inside of the stars participating in the telethon…More Here! »

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Kristin Chenoweth Reunites with Dove Cameron for 'Schmigadoon' Premiere in NYC!

Kristin Chenoweth and Dove Cameron are back together!

The frequent co-stars reunited on the red carpet for the premiere of their new Apple TV+ series Schmigadoon! on Monday night (July 12) at the Whitby Hotel in New York City.

For those who don’t know, Kristin and Dove previously played mother-daughter duos in the Disney Channel movie Descendants and the NBC special Hairspray Live.

Other stars in attendance at the premiere included Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Alan Cumming, Jane Krakowski, Ariana DeBose, Jaime Camil, and Ann Harada, as well as co-creator Cinco Paul, director Barry Sonnenfeld, and executive producer Andrew Singer.

Schmigadoon! premieres globally on Apple TV+ on Friday (July 16) with two episodes, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday. The six-episode musical comedy series stars Strong and Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship who discover a magical town living in a 1940s musical. They then learn that they can’t leave until they find “true love.”

FYI: Kristin is wearing an Alex Perry jumpsuit and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

Click through the gallery for all of the photos… More Here! »

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'Schmigadoon!' Trailer Finds Cecily Strong & Keegan-Michael Key Trapped In a Musical - Watch Now!

The trailer for the new Apple TV+ series Schmigadoon! has arrived!

The new six-episode comedy series is executive produced by Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels and it’s a parody of iconic Golden Age musicals.

The series follows Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship who discover a magical town living in a 1940s musical. They then learn that they can’t leave until they find “true love.”

The show also stars Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Fred Armisen, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski and Ann Harada. Martin Short guest stars.

The first two episodes will premiere globally on Friday, July 16, 2021 exclusively on Apple TV+, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday.

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Are These Stars All Leaving 'Saturday Night Live'? Find Out Why People Are Speculating!

Some stars of Saturday Night Live are causing a lot of speculation on social media!

Following the season finale of the long-running sketch comedy show on Saturday night (May 22), fans began to worry that several major players on the series might be signaling their goodbyes.

Following the episode, several major names started trending as potential castmates leaving the show.

If you didn’t know, seven seasons is generally the standard length of the SNL contract. There are a ton of castmates who are at that point and beyond, via Deadline: Kenan Thompson (18 seasons), Kate McKinnon (10), Aidy Bryant (9), Cecily Strong (9), Colin Jost (8), Beck Bennett (8), Kyle Mooney (8), Michael Che (7).

There are some stars who have made it clear they’re staying, including Michael Che, who said he’s “99.9″ percent sure he’s coming back on The View recently.

Many others, however, seemed to hint at their departure.

The show’s cold open kicked off with the show’s longest-running players, who almost all teared up while speaking.

“This is a year when we realized we are more than just a cast, we are a family,” Kate said, tearing up.

Later on during Weekend Update, Pete said: “I’m very grateful to be here, and it has been an honor to grow up in front of you guys.”

In the same segment, Cecily played Judge Jeanine Pirro and closed out the segment with a performance of “My Way,” singing the sign-off: “I did it my way.”

“I hear nothing is final yet but even if just a few of the long-time eight cast members leave, we would have one of the biggest cast overhauls in SNL history,” a Deadline insider noted of the rumblings of multiple departures.

Pete Davidson made headlines for his Weekend Update speech – find out why.

Elon Musk Makes a Promise in First 'SNL' Promo - Watch Video!

Elon Musk will be hosting the upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live this weekend and NBC has released the first promo featuring him!

The Tesla founder is joined in the promo by musical guest Miley Cyrus and cast member Cecily Strong. In the clip, Elon makes a promise to the viewers amid all of the controversy surrounding him hosting the show.

Click inside to watch the promo and find out what he said… More Here! »

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'Saturday Night Live' Stars Who Broke Character During Skits

There’s a lot of pressure when it comes to putting on an episode of Saturday Night Live: it is live, after all.

As a result, cast members and hosts need to stick to their scripts closely in order to keep the sketches flowing smoothly – and they also need to keep a straight face as they fly through dozens of jokes every night. But what happens when they…can’t?

Time and time again, we’ve watched over the years as the cast of SNL, and myriad celebrity hosts, absolutely lose it after cracking up at one of the jokes they’ve said, the sheer absurdity of the sketch, or something entirely unexpected happening in a scene. In most cases, it only makes the sketch even more hilarious for the audience watching at home.

We’ve rounded up some of the best moments where the SNL stars have absolutely lost it during a sketch.

Check out all the times Saturday Night Live stars broke character inside…