Selena Gomez Is ‘Excited’ to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for 1st Time

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First-timer. Selena Gomezwill make her debut as an actor Saturday Night Live guest host on Saturday, May 14, and she can’t wait.

“Mom … I think I’ve made it 😭,” the actress, 29, wrote via Instagram on Friday, May 6. The caption was also included SNL‘s traditional bulletin board photo announcing her as the host while Post Malone will be the musical guest.

The Only Murders are allowed in the Building star added that she’s “so grateful and so excited” to be on NBC’s iconic show. “See you May 14!!!” she added.

Gomez’s mother, Mandy Teefey, replied via Instagram with an encouraging message: “You are going to own this!!! You are beyond amazing, love! XO.”

The Grammy-nominated singer’s pal Camila Cabello added, “YESSSS BITCH.”

The “Love You Like a Love Song” songstress has plenty of people she can ask for advice — including her Only Murders are allowed in the Building costars. Steve MartinSince 1976, it has hosted 15 times, second only to Alec BaldwinFor the title of celeb hosting the most shows. Martin ShortHe was a cast member of season 10 (1984-1985), and has been back to host three times. Both the actors get along with each other. Wizards of Waverly PlaceThis Hulu comedy was her first lead role in a TV series since her Disney Channel days.

“First off, they’re legends, and they constantly make me laugh,” Gomez said of her leading men during an appearance on Live with Kelly & RyanIn January 2022. “They make me feel included. … They read the news to me every day. They are always there to give me advice. They’re the best.

Before booking SNL, the Texas was learning as much as possible from Martin, 76, as well as Short, 72. “They have taught me so much just about comedy,” Gomez revealed on Late Night with Seth MeyersSeptember 2021. “They have a humor that just doesn’t exist anymore. It’s the best! I love watching what they do, and I love being a part of it and trying to live up to it, you know?”

Gomez may need some additional advice if she is in need Tina FeyGuest star is, who plays the role of podcaster Cinda Caning on Only Murders in the Building. The 51-year-old Pennsylvanian is the most experienced at Studio 8H. She joined SNLShe began her career as a writer in 1997, before becoming a cast member for 2000. BossypantsWriter has been back to host five more times and has made more than a dozen cameo appearances.

Gomez hosts Saturday Night LiveMay 14 Only Murders are allowed in the BuildingSeason 2 premieres at Hulu Tuesday, June 28,

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