Selena Gomez tonight made her debut as host of Saturday Night time Stay, talking in her opening monologue in regards to the Hulu collection Solely Murders within the Constructing, which has her starring alongside Steve Martin and Martin Quick, and extra.
Gomez opened her monologue by noting that rising up, she’d watch the late-night present together with her mom each week. “It is a massive second for me,” she stated. “I really began performing after I was seven, and I’ve been fortunate sufficient to work with some Hollywood icons, [like] Steve Martin, Martin Quick and, after all, Barney.”
We then reduce to a shot of the actress with the purple dinosaur from one among her appearances on the kids’s present Barney & Buddies again within the early 2000s. “That was the primary present I used to be on, and now I’m on a present known as Solely Murders within the Constructing,” famous Gomez. “I used to be so honored to work with Steve Martin and Martin Quick, particularly after I googled them to seek out out who they have been.”
Gomez recalled that when she instructed a pal she’d been forged in a present known as Solely Murders, the pal stated, “Mm, that sounds attractive. Any sizzling co-stars?’”
“And I used to be like, ‘Relies upon,’” joked the host. “‘Do you like the banjo?’”
Even when Solely Murders isn’t all that attractive, Gomez stated it’s been “cool” engaged on the collection with two SNL legends. “After I discovered I used to be internet hosting, I instantly requested for his or her recommendation,” she shared. “Steve stated, ‘Belief nobody,’ and Marty stated, ‘I feel Steve Martin has been utilizing my bank card.’”
Gomez stated she additionally requested one among her “oldest buddies”, Miley Cyrus, for internet hosting recommendation, then launching into an impression of Cyrus telling her, “Simply be your self and have enjoyable.”
The host went on to elucidate that she’s glad to be on the present as a result of she’s single, and he or she’s heard that it’s “an amazing place” to seek out love. “Emma Stone met her husband right here. [There’s] Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost, and Pete [Davidson] and…Machine Gun Kelly,” deadpanned Gomez. “Since I don’t need to get on the courting apps, I’m placing out into the universe that I’m manifesting love. And I want to say that I’m on the lookout for my soulmate, however at this level I’ll take anybody.”
“Uh, I’ll do it,” stated forged member Kyle Mooney, as he stepped onto the stage—to which Gomez requested, “What?”
“Be with you, such as you stated,” Mooney defined. “I’ll do it.”
Gomez then shot him down, and when Mooney famous she stated she’d take “anybody,” the host admitted she was “kind of joking,” additionally calling out the truth that Mooney is married.
Gomez’s subsequent suitor was “the brand new forged member, Jeff”—who identified that his title is James, as in James Austin Johnson. And whereas the host was mistaken about his title, she made it clear that she knew that he, too, is married.
Then, there was Punkie Johnson, who pitched herself as a 3rd potential love curiosity.
“Truthfully, it’s type of a vibe,” stated Gomez, “however let’s see how the afterparty goes.”
Earlier than transferring ahead with the present, Gomez took a second to precise her gratitude for the chance to host. “I’ll admit, I’m slightly nervous, however I simply assume again to these phrases of knowledge that one among my co-stars would inform me earlier than each present,” she stated in closing. “I really like you, you like me, we’re a contented household.”
Gomez then lead members of the viewers in a sing-a-long of Barney & Buddies‘ “I Love You” to shut out the sketch. She’s joined for tonight’s present by musical visitor Put up Malone. Try Gomez’s monologue by clicking above.