SNL video: Lil Nas X gives God a lap dance at Britney Spears’ request

Rapper Lil Nas X made his “Saturday Night Live” debut (via Chris Redd) this week in a cold open that also featured Britney Spears, canceled Looney Tunes character Pepé Le Pew and disgraced Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz occurred. Because why not.

It was all part of Oops, You Did It Again, a recurring sketch in which Spears (perfectly played by Chloe Fineman) sheds light on the week’s biggest parias. She also called out Selling Sunset’s Chrishell Stause – if not by name – for claiming Spears didn’t post her own social media posts before thanking this week’s sponsor: Georgia, “didn’t pick the best place … didn’t choose”.

Lil Nas X (played by Redd) was the first guest on the hot seat when Spears grilled him over lap dance to the devil and put out a controversial line of Satan shoes in his new music video. “I don’t know why Nike is so crazy,” said the rapper. “Their motto is’ Just do it. ‘Well I did it! “

Spears, of course, decided that the rapper could only give God one lap dance, which he did, although he did remind the audience that it was actually his friend Gary (played by Mikey Day) who was disguised as God. You know, just in case you got confused. (Meanwhile, the real Lil Nas X tweeted, “Snap to hell.”)

Please say hello to @LilNasX on Oops, you did it again

– Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) April 4, 2021

The second guest was Kate McKinnon as Pépe Le Pew, who proved he’s a changed skunk by greeting Spears with a handshake rather than the usual unwanted kiss. After insisting he doesn’t have harsh feelings about being taken out of the new Space Jam movie, the canceled Looney Tune insisted, “I’m an actor. The role you see me play on TV and in the movies is not me. ” Fair enough.

Then came the real guest of shame: Davidson as Gaetz (with a strong shot of Quagmire from Family Guy). The hostess went over all recent sexual misconduct allegations against Gaetz – including the fact that he allegedly dated a 17-year-old girl he’d taken across state lines and that he allegedly had inappropriate images of his Republican employees who had shown women he slept with – before telling him, “I think I can smell a predator if I see one. After all, I was in the Mickey Mouse Club. “

Britney’s last guest tonight was Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz.

– Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) April 4, 2021

Following on from Saturday, actor Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Judas and the Black Messiah) was welcomed as the first presenter, while St. Vincent returned to Studio 8H for the second time as a musical guest. She first appeared on SNL in 2014 for the season 39 finale hosted by Andy Samberg. Pepe sprays him.

Next week’s Saturday Night Live will be hosted by actress Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman), with Kid Cudi serving as the show’s musical guest. This episode will mark both Mulligan’s and Cudi’s SNL debuts.

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