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Pete Davidson Speaks Out Ahead of Elon Musk's Controversial 'SNL' Hosting Gig

Pete Davidson has something to say ahead of Elon Musk‘s Saturday Night Live debut: what’s the big deal?

The 27-year-old comedian addressed the announcement of the Tesla CEO’s debut hosting gig on the long-running sketch comedy series during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers.

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“I don’t know why people are freaking out,” he said.

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Michael Che Shares His Thoughts On Elon Musk Hosting the Show 'SNL'

Michael Che is weighing in on the controversy surrounding Elon Musk hosting Saturday Night Live.

The 37-year-old SNL co-writer and “Weekend Update” appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show for an interview airing on Wednesday (May 5) and during their conversation, Ellen asked Michael to share his thoughts on the 49-year-old Telsa CEO hosting the show.

After it was announced that Elon would be hosting, fans slammed the show for booking him. The fans weren’t the only ones that voiced how upset they are about the situation. Several SNL cast members also spoke out about the decision.

Despite how his co-workers feel, Michael is looking forward to seeing Elon host the show.

“Well, I was all on board for it until I found out that, like, did you know he’s rich?” Michael jokingly asked Ellen. “Yeah, now I’m, like, against it. I wish they would have told me that before.”

He also added that he knows the episode is “gonna be interesting.”

Michael then addressed the backlash SNL received from the fans.

“It’s cool that people care about who’s on the show. I think that’s what makes it kind of cool,” he said. “The show’s been on for 46 years and people still care about who’s being booked. I think that’s kind of dope.”

Find out if any SNL cast members will be sitting out of Elon‘s episode, which airs on Saturday, May 8 on NBC.

Anya Taylor-Joy & Keegan-Michael Key Set to Host SNL with Musical Guests Lil Nas X & Olivia Rodrigo!

Anya Taylor-Joy and Keegan-Michael Key are both making their Saturday Night Live debuts!

The show’s official Twitter announced the news on Monday (May 3).

Keegan-Michael Key is set to host first on May 15 and will be joined by “Driver’s License” singer Olivia Rodrigo as the musical guest.

Anya will then host the show’s season finale on May 22, with Lil Nas X set to perform.

Lil Nas retweeted the announcement and added that he’d be performing a new song alongside his hit single, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”, while Olivia shared the news on Instagram and captioned the post with a series of crying emojis.

A few weeks ago, it was announced that Elon Musk would be hosting this Saturday’s episode (May 8) and fans have been very vocal with their outrage over the decision.

A source also revealed that show creator Lorne Michaels would allow cast members who were uncomfortable with the choice to sit out of the episode.

Source Reveals If Any 'Saturday Night Live' Cast Members Will Be Sitting Out of Elon Musk's Hosting Episode

We are less than a week away before Elon Musk makes his controversial debut as host of Saturday Night Live on Saturday, March 8.

Since news broke that the 49-year-old Tesla and SpaceX CEO would be hosting the show, fans have been very vocal about their outrage over the decision.

“Elon Musk hosting SNL is the most reckless casting decision they’ve made since Donald Trump,” one person tweeted.

And fans aren’t the only ones upset about the situation.

Several SNL cast members, including Aidy Bryant and Bowen Yang, have not so subtly shaded Elon and his hosting gig. Fans have since been speculating that cast members might decide to boycott appearing on stage with Elon on the show next week.

However, a source close to SNL has shared with The Wrap that, as of right now, no one is sitting out of Elon‘s episode.

The source also revealed that show creator Lorne Michaels would let any cast member or writer sit out of the episode if they are upset or uncomfortable with any of the show’s guest hosts.

Just recently, Elon took to Twitter to throw out some SNL “skit ideas” he might pitch to the show.

Elon Musk Reveals Skit Ideas Ahead of Controversial 'SNL' Debut

Elon Musk is getting ready to host Saturday Night Live, and he’s asking for ideas for skits – and providing a few of his own.

The 49-year-old Tesla billionaire and second-richest person in the world asked followers to pitch ideas on Saturday (May 2), just ahead of his debut hosting gig on SNL this Saturday (May 8).

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“Throwing out some skit ideas for SNL. What should I do?” he asked.

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Three 'SNL' Stars Seemingly Slam Decision to Have Elon Musk Host

A few Saturday Night Live cast members are adding their voices to those who do not want Elon Musk to host the comedy variety show next month.

If you don’t know, Musk and Miley Cyrus were announced as host/musical guest for the May 8 show.

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The Reactions to Elon Musk Hosting 'SNL' Are Not Positive at All

It was just announced that Elon Musk is going to be hosting the next episode of Saturday Night Live and let’s just say, the internet is not that keen on the idea.

Nearly all of the reactions we’ve seen so far on Twitter are in agreement that this is a pretty crazy idea, but we’ll just have to wait and see if Elon can pull it off.

Elon Musk hosting SNL is the most reckless casting decision they’ve made since Donald Trump,” one person said.

Another said, “Elon Musk hosting SNL is huge for guys still making ‘that’s what she said’ jokes who think they’d be great at hosting SNL.”

Miley Cyrus is the musical guest on the episode and fans are already apologizing to her for having to be on the same episode as Elon.

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