April 13, 2024

Brighton Journal

Complete News World

Shane Gillis struggles with jokes for monologue in SNL promo

Shane Gillis struggles with jokes for monologue in SNL promo

Shane Gillies struggles with telling jokes in his promo Saturday Night Live Hosting for the first time.

The comedian will host the upcoming episode of NBC's sketch comedy show alongside musical guest 21 Savage.

In the video released Wednesday, Gillis tests out some of his jokes in his monologue SNL Cast members Marcelo Hernandez and Sarah Sherman, however, don't go down well.

“I went to an Amish wedding once. I was the only one there who could do the electric slide,” he says, and Hernandez and Sherman laughed awkwardly.

“New,” Gillis continues Planet of the Apes Out. “It's going to be bananas.”

He then raised the idea of ​​doing some group work by asking the audience: “Are you guys dating?” Do you see each other?” Hernandez and Sherman joked, “Yes!”

“Gosh, that must be nice,” Gillis says, followed by an awkward pause. “I've been alone for a while.”

He concludes his jokes by saying: Who likes impressions? And the crowd will be like, “Yes!” Then I said, you guys have seen a horse before, and it was like… [cue horse impression]”.

After he told SNL Cast members, “That's it. I'm done with this monologue,” Hernandez replies in an incredulous tone, “Great… I think he's here.”

YouTube sticker

In another SNL The promo was released on Friday, with Gillis standing next to 21 Savage and Kenan Thompson while promoting the upcoming show. In one clip, the comedian wears black sunglasses to match the rapper.

See also  Britney Spears, Jimmy Spears, and Treestar are settling a custody dispute

“Are we going to talk about sunglasses?” “I don't know what you're talking about,” Thompson asks as Gillis replies. “These are great.”

Thompson continues: “Are you trying to be like 21 Savage?” But Gillis claims it is not. The rapper proceeds to build up the comedian's confidence, telling him, “I think you look good.”

YouTube sticker

Gillis' turn as host comes years after he was fired SNL In 2019 shortly after he participated in the sketch comedy show when the racist and homophobic slurs he used on the podcast resurfaced.