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Stars Banned From 'Saturday Night Live'

Saturday Night Live has seen so many fantastic guest stars over its nearly 50 year run – but not everyone is exactly welcome back to Studio 8H.

From controversial performers who managed to do something shocking on stage to actors and comedians who had confrontations on and off-screen, there are some stars along the way who have done or said something controversial enough to be banned from hosting or performing on the show ever again.

From Sinead O’Connor to Adrien Brody to Martin Lawrence, a surprising amount of talent has been told not to come back.

We’ve rounded up some of the celebrities who are no longer welcome at Saturday Night Live.

Find out which stars have hilariously broken character during SNL sketches.

Scroll through the slides to see who is not being asked back to SNL

Chris Pratt Is Trending Because of SNL's 'Mario Kart' Spoof - Watch Now!

Chris Pratt probably did not anticipate becoming a major trending topic on Twitter due to one of the sketches that aired on last night’s Saturday Night Live!

The skit in question was a parody of The Last of Us, HBO’s big hit video game adaptation. Last night’s host, Pedro Pascal, who also stars in the HBO drama, starred in the sketch that turned fan fave video game, Mario Kart, into a The Last of Us-style apocalypse-set thriller.

The sketch featured Mario (Pascal) leading Princess Peach (Chloe Fineman) to safety in his go kart while Bowser (Kenan Thompson) remained an all-powerful villain.

Now, you may be wondering how all of this involves Chris Pratt.

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Pedro Pascal Jokes About His Extended Family & Filming 'The Last of Us' During 'Saturday Night Live' Opening Monologue

Pedro Pascal opened the February 4 episode of Saturday Night Live with a bang!

The 47-year-old The Last of Us Actor is hosting the popular late night show alongside musical guest Coldplay.

For his first debut on the stage, he delivered the opening monologue. During it, he joked about his HBO show, comparing the experience to what it is like filming The White Lotus, and talked about his family in Chile.

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Who's Hosting 'Saturday Night Live' Tonight?

Pedro Pascal is gearing up to make his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live.

The 47-year-old The Last of Us actor is scheduled to host the February 4 episode of the popular late night show at Studio 8H. He’ll be joined by the week’s musical guest – Coldplay.

His appearance comes after Aubrey Plaza and Sam Smith appeared on the January 21 episode, which was the first back after the holiday break. The episode featured a multitude of special guests, including Sam‘s “Unholy” collaborator Kim Petras and Sharon Stone.

Michael B. Jordan and Lil Baby are set to host and perform on January 28.

Pedro shared the exciting news on Instagram and made it very clear that he was thrilled for the opportunity. He shared the news with a skull emoji!

While Pedro will be a first-time host, Coldplay are returning pros. They’ve been on the show multiple times in the past, most recently in 2019.

Did you see that Coldplay shared some very exciting news last month?!

Michael B. Jordan Talks His Breakup & Joining Raya Before Being Wooed By 'Saturday Night Live' Cast During Opening Monologue

Michael B. Jordan kicked off the January 28 episode of Saturday Night Live by poking fun at his relationship status during the opening monologue.

The 35-year-old Creed III actor hopped onstage and introduced himself as “Michael B. Hosting” and “Michael B. In Therapy.” He also reflected on shooting segments for SNL where he shot his first role on the soap opera All My Children.

Michael got the audience and the rest of his co-stars excited by joking about his breakup with Lori Harvey and joining Raya, a dating app many celebrities have admitted to using.

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Stars Who Hated Being Impersonated on 'Saturday Night Live'

Saturday Night Live just loves poking fun at stars.

Throughout the show’s 48 seasons, SNL has parodied tons of celebrities, athletes, actors, singers, politicians, and more.

While most stars find their impersonations to be funny, several stars have spoken out about how they hated being impersonated on the sketch show.

We have compiled a list of all of the stars that have hated their SNL impersonations.

Click through the slideshow to see all of the stars that have hated being impersonated on Saturday Night Live…

Stars Rejected From 'Saturday Night Live' - Celebrity 'SNL' Auditions Revealed

Saturday Night Live is home to some of the most beloved comedians on the planet.

The long-running NBC sketch comedy series has provided a platform for countless talented stars to go on to become legends in the industry. And while they’ve fostered plenty of talent, producers have also passed on a surprising amount of hilarious hopefuls.

Over the years, celebrities have revealed that they auditioned to be on SNL, and they were either fully rejected or eventually brought on to write. Many of them went on to become successful in their own right, and hosted the show themselves.

Find out which stars auditioned and were rejected from SNL over the years…