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After a petition emerged from Deadpool fans for the character to host Saturday Night Live, Ryan Reynolds‘ popular onscreen character decided to respond on why he won’t be hosting. “Listen up, Lorne Michaels,” the character began, speaking to the sketch comedy show’s creator. “SNL took my f–king Life of Pablo album without asking. Now I’m bummed. That and Rip Taylor […]
- Crystal Smith
Saturday Night Live has been in the news a lot these past few days. First, reports that last week's musical guest Kanye West had an insane meltdown right before he was supposed to perform were confirmed by leaked audio of the rapper's epic rant. Then, one enterprising fan decided to launch a change.org petition, asking Lorne Michaels, Ryan Reynolds, the Saturday Night Live production staff and NBC to bring the actual character of Deadpool to Studio 8H so that he could host the show. Both buzz worthy stories now collide thanks to a viral video from social media maestro himself, and star of Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds.
In its storied history, only Paul Reubens has ever stayed in character for an entire episode of Saturday Night Live, with Pee-wee Herman hosting way back in 1985. And it doesn't sound like that is about to change anytime soon. In his video tirade, »
Fans of Deadpool recently launched a petition demanding that the foul-mouthed, box office-conquering Marvel character – and not Ryan Reynolds, the actor who portrayed him on the big screen – host an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. After the Change.org petition reached 68,000 signatures, Reynolds released a video that explains why Deadpool can't host SNL while also spoofing leaked audio of Kanye West's recent backstage outburst.
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