June 29, 2022



Selena Gomez's "SNL" Monologue Received Nostalgic With a "Barney & Associates" Sing-Alongside

Selena Gomez wrapped up her “Saturday Evening Reside” monologue with a couple of inspiring phrases from one in all her very first costars: Barney. After impersonating her longtime buddy Miley Cyrus and questioning if she would possibly comply with in Scarlett Johansson, Emma Stone, and Kim Kardashian’s footsteps by discovering love on the “SNL” set, the “Solely Murders within the Constructing” star kicked the showcase with a rousing sing-along of the “Barney & Associates” theme tune.

“I will admit I’m a bit nervous,” Gomez stated close to the tip of her monologue. “However I simply assume again to these phrases of knowledge that one in all my costars would inform me earlier than each present: ‘I really like you, you like me, we’re a cheerful household.’ You understand it!”

From there she led an enthusiastic viewers sing-along of Barney’s timeless traditional. The second was simply one of the nostalgic issues to occur at Studio 8H in current reminiscence (at the very least for millennials). However Gomez did not cease there. The night time was stuffed with enjoyable callbacks to the aughts and nods to her “Solely Murders within the Constructing” castmates, who additionally occur to be “SNL” alums.

“Barney & Associates” was one in all Gomez’s first-ever appearing gigs. She appeared on the present alongside the massive purple dinosaur from 2002–2004. In 2018, she advised Those who she appears again on the expertise fondly, regardless that she received made enjoyable of in school for being on the present. “It was wonderful to have the ability to be 7 years outdated and expertise that. It was wild,” she stated.

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Later within the night, Gomez performed a Bratz doll that involves life when a younger woman (Sarah Sherman) struggles with the thought of her mother and father divorcing. Nevertheless, as a substitute of serving to her, her Bratz dolls, which additionally included Bowen Yang and Aidy Bryant, inquire about her dad’s new girlfriend. In the long run, the woman asks them to show again into dolls to which Gomez responds, “No, we’ll Miami along with your dad.”

The night wasn’t nearly paying homage to the aughts, although. Gomez additionally enlisted her “Solely Murders within the Constructing” costar and former “SNL” solid member, Steve Martin, to hitch her for a sketch in regards to the historical past of the whoopee cushion. The subject material could have been random, however Martin and Bryant, who performed an inventor and his muse, respectively, appeared to have a blast within the zany skit which featured Bryant because the unluckiest lady alive — and the inspiration for the whoopee cushion, shock buzzer, and snakes in a can.

Gomez could have been a first-time host, however due to her nods to Barney and the inclusion of Martin, it felt like she and the “SNL” solid had been one massive pleased household.