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His lyrics included the statement: “And the hero’s name is Jim,” followed by “that’s his girlfriend” when the camera turned to Pam Beesly, Jim’s long-running love interest in the programme.
"In the beginning, Emily was the bigger star and John was extremely accommodating when it came to her schedule," the suspicious source snitched. "But these days, he has just as much star power and is super busy. He's got a lot riding on his shoulders, and the pressure to turn out another hit is huge right now." The outlet cited Krasinski’s success with A Quiet Place as proof of the actor’s rising star power, but he’d already amassed a huge amount of popularity thanks to his role as Jim Halpert on The Office. Gossip Cop also checked in with Blunt and Krasinski spokesperson, who called the rumor “ridiculous.” Obviously this was just mean-spirited false reporting.
This one is for The Office fans. After a nine month delay, John Krasinski, 41, finally made his debut hosting Saturday Night Live. During his opening monologue, the actor tried to stay on topic about why hosting meant so much to him, but he was quickly interrupted by several Office fans — played by Alex Moffat and Kenan Thompson — who had other ideas in mind! Pete Davidson also jumped out on stage, confusing Alex and Kenan into thinking he was Jenna Fischer‘s fictional Office character Pam Beesly.
Krasinski, who recently hosted digital series Some Good News and directed A Quiet Place Part II, was set to host SNL back in March, but the episode was shut down as a result of Covid-19.
For her final topic, McKinnon asked, “Is Tom Brady working?” There with his thoughts was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ star quarterback (played by this weekend’s SNL host, John Krasinski), who acknowledged that no one’s rooting for him heading into Super Bowl LV. Once he bolted, McKinnon acknowledged the absurdity of the cold open.
The first topic was government — and already, McKinnon had her doubts. For insight, she brought out Marjorie Taylor Greene, the wackadoo congresswoman from Georgia who’s been promoting QAnon conspiracy theories. The U.S. representative sat down and offered McKinnon a gun, then ran through a series of grotesque conspiracies regarding the Parkland school shooting, the September 11 attacks and California wildfires.
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Krasinski’s colleagues supposedly wanted Blunt to give Krasinski a “wake-up call” when she arrived in town to begin filming. "Hopefully, she can calm John down a bit before he really embarrasses himself," the source concluded. The story sounded too ridiculous to be believed, so Gossip Cop reached out to the couple’s spokesperson once again and were told the story was “completely untrue,” which confirmed our hunch. The only entity that ought to be embarrassed is the publication that pushed this phony narrative, but OK! isn’t the type to learn from its mistakes.
John Krasinski, Dan Levy and Regina King are the first three hosts of the new year, with their respective musical guests Machine Gun Kelly, Phoebe Bridgers and Nathaniel Rateliff.
Which of these new hosts are you most looking forward to seeing on Saturday Night Live this year? Let us know in the comments!
Eventually, Pete Davidson joined the skit and told Krasinski with faux seriousness that the audience wouldn’t give up until he had, in fact, kissed Pam, and that someone had to step up to the plate.
Just a month later, that same outlet claimed that Blunt just wanted her husband to stop acting “weird” while he was working on the sequel to A Quiet Place. Apparently Blunt was slightly embarrassed by her husband’s behavior while he was scouting locations for the film and trying to fit in with the locals. "He's just been trying too hard,” an anonymous “insider” told the outlet. “He's doing weird stuff like shaking people's hands wherever he goes and saying, 'Howdy.' He'll wear lumberjack shirts so he can fit in and is going to bars to chow down on wings and beer. It's becoming pretty gluttonous."
The actor was originally supposed to host SNL – which he identified on Saturday as his favourite show – in 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic delayed his participation for almost a year.
A month off for Christmas after they get the entire summer off I hope the writers at SNL are not overworked. I know writing comedy is hard.