Dublin: 4 °C Saturday 28 January, 2023
# funny girl
Saoirse Ronan sent herself up in a gas sketch ahead of her Saturday Night Live hosting gig
She’s going to smash it.

View this post on Instagram

Announcing our December shows!! #SNL

A post shared by Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) on

THIS WEEK’S SATURDAY Night Live is going to be an unusually Irish affair, with Saoirse Ronan hosting and U2 providing the music.

The Lady Bird actress seems to be pretty pumped about getting to host the show, and has been hard at work in 30 Rock over the past few days.

Image uploaded from iOS (1) Instagram / nbcsnl Instagram / nbcsnl / nbcsnl

Saoirse and castmember Cecily Strong did a little promo sketch for her hosting gig yesterday, and it’s no surprise that she’s a natural:

Saturday Night Live / YouTube

She’ll have no problem with those comedy sketches, which is no mean feat. (Many hosts have stumbled at this particular hurdle.)

Speaking to SNL alum Seth Meyers last night, she revealed herself to be a bit of a nerd about the show:

I LOVE all of Kristen Wiig’s sketches. She’s the best… [reels off Kristen Wiig characters] The ‘cowbell’ obviously, like there are so many great favourites. The Californians is one of my favourite sketches.

Ah she’ll smash it. We’re rooting for you, Saoirse!

DailyEdge is on Instagram!

Saoirse Ronan’s new film Lady Bird has earned the highest Rotten Tomatoes rating since Toy Story 2>


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel