Kim Kardashian Says Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ Will Be ‘Easy’


She’s prepared! Kim Kardashian isn’t nervous about her first time internet hosting Saturday Night Live.

In a promo launched on Thursday, October 7, the 40-year-old appeared completely assured forward of the upcoming season 47 episode whereas standing beside musical visitor Halsey and longtime cast member Cecily Strong. The actuality star even launched herself utilizing her married identify amid her cut up from Kanye West.

“Hi, I’m Kim Kardashian West and I’m hosting SNL this week with Halsey,” she mentioned in a single take as Strong, 37, peppered her with questions on her sketch comedy debut.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians alum continued, “I don’t have to write sketches, do I? [Or] memorize lines?”

Halsey, Kim Kardashian, and Cecily Strong.
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When the Schmigadoon! star reassured her that the writing will probably be dealt with by professionals, the Skims CEO requested, “Everyone else won’t look as good as me, will they?” earlier than teasing, “This is so easy.”

Last month, the California native was introduced as one of many first 4 hosts of the present season. She follows Owen Wilson and Kacey Musgraves, who took on the premiere episode on Saturday, October 2. Rami Malek and Jason Sudeikis are set to spherical out the month, with musical visitors Young Thug and Brandi Carlile, respectively.

News of Kardashian’s SNL gig was met with combined reactions. Over the years, she and her well-known household have been parodied by a number of cast members, however that is the primary time she’ll take the historic New York City stage herself. While some followers stored an open thoughts in regards to the make-up mogul’s comedic chops, others weren’t so excited, together with Debra Messing.

“Why Kim Kardashian? 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,” the Will and Grace alum, 53, tweeted in September. “Am I missing something?”

The Selfish creator’s flip as host comes amid her cut up from West, 44, with whom she shares kids North, 8, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 2. The pair have been married for almost seven years earlier than Us Weekly confirmed in February that Kardashian filed for divorce. However, the estranged couple have remained shut within the months since calling it quits, with Kardashian even attending — and collaborating in — the musician’s Donda listening events.

“They have a more of a friendship and working relationship as they coparent,” a supply completely revealed earlier this month after the duo have been noticed at dinner collectively in Malibu. “They’re not back together.”

The KKW Beauty founder “will be involved with Kanye’s work ventures and he will be involved with hers,” per the insider.

A second supply beforehand advised Us that whereas Kardashian “has been hesitant” to provide issues one other strive, the Yeezy designer is holding out hope {that a} reconciliation is perhaps of their future.

“Kanye wants to get back with Kim,” the insider mentioned in September after the twosome recreated their Italian marriage ceremony at one among West’s album occasions. “[Kanye] sees the two of them together and wants to make that a reality now. He has been trying to get back in her good graces again and it seems to be working.”

Kardashian’s episode of Saturday Night Live airs on NBC Saturday, October 9, at 11:30 p.m. ET.

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