“I’m Kim Kardashian West and it’s so great to be here tonight,” the Keeping Up With the Kardashians alum, 40, started her opening monologue on Saturday, October 9. “I know, I’m surprised to see me here too.”
Kardashian donned a pink velvet jumpsuit with connected gloves and lengthy, glowing earrings for the SNL monologue, the place she roasted her total household: together with her sisters, her estranged husband, Caitlyn Jenner and her mom’s longtime boyfriend, Corey Gamble.
“I’m excited to be here tonight to show you guys that I’m so much more than just a pretty face and good hair and great makeup and amazing boobs and a perfect butt,” she continued. “Basically, I’m just so much more than that reference photo my sisters show their plastic surgeons.”
Next up, the truth TV star took a dig at Gamble, 40, who began relationship Kris Jenner in 2014.
“But the one thing I’m really proud of is that no one could ever call me a gold digger,” Kim stated throughout her monologue. “Honestly, I’m not sure how you even become one. So I asked my mom’s boyfriend, Corey.”
The Skims mogul then used her platform to elucidate her quest for justice, as impressed by her late father Robert Kardashian’s authorized career.
“I credit him with really opening up my eyes to racial injustice,” she defined earlier than referencing his former consumer. “It’s because of him that I met my first Black person. Want to take a stab in the dark at who it was? I know it’s sort of weird to remember the first Black person you met, but O.J. [Simpson] does leave a mark. Or several. Or none at all, I still don’t know!”
Next, the aspiring lawyer poked enjoyable at her estranged husband, eight months after submitting for divorce from the 44-year-old rapper.
“I’ve been very blessed in this life and I’m grateful for everything,” Kim continued. “Honestly, all the ups [and] all the downs. I married the best rapper of all time. Not only that, he’s the richest Black man in America: A talented, legit genius who gave me four incredible kids. So when I divorced him, you have to know it came down to just one thing: his personality.”
She continued, “I know that sounds mean, but people keep telling me that comedy comes from truth and if there’s one thing I always strive to be, it’s genuine.”
Earlier in the day, the wonder mogul was noticed with the “Heartless” performer as they exited the identical New York City lodge. Kim donned a pink, full-length coat and matching gloves, whereas West sported an all-black ensemble as he walked behind her. The pair then acquired into the identical automobile as they left the venue, based on images obtained by E! News.
In February, the KKW Beauty founder — who shares youngsters North, 8, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 2, with West — divorce after six years of marriage. In August, an insider revealed to Us Weekly that “Kim is deeply conflicted about what her future and the kids will be without Kanye” after pulling the plug on their marriage.
The Skims creator’s SNL internet hosting announcement initially raised some eyebrows. “Why Kim Kardashian?” Debra Messing tweeted on September 22. “I mean, I know she is a cultural icon, but SNL has hosts, generally, who are performers who are there to promote a film, TV show, or album launch. Am I missing something?”
However, many got here to the Zoolander 2 actress’ protection, together with her mother Kris Jenner, who shared the SNL announcement through Instagram, writing, “Kim’s hosting SNL on October 9!! Can’t wait for this!! Make sure you guys all tune in! @nbcsnl @kimkardashian #SNL.”
While Kim’s Saturday look marked her first time on the sequence, her relationship with the Yeezy designer has been joke fodder on the present for years. In 2014, former cast member Nasim Pedrad recalled being confronted by the aspiring lawyer for her impression of her. “At one point she was like, ‘Do we really sound like that?’” the Chad star, 39, stated on Conan, admitting she wasn’t certain find out how to answer. “I was like ‘… No,’ and she just goes, ‘Ohhh, good!’ She was so sweet!”
West, for his half, has appeared as a musical visitor on the present seven instances however has by no means hosted.
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