This week Saoirse Ronan hosted SNL with musical guest U2. Alec Baldwin reprised his role as Donald Trump, being haunted by some ghosts from his past. Check out some of the highlights from this week’s episode.
Alec Baldwin returned this week during one of President Trump’s more interesting weeks. Baldwin was haunted by people from his past much like A Christmas Story. The sketch features Michael Flynn, Vladimir Putin and Hillary Clinton.
Saoirse Ronan Opening Monologue
Saoirse Ronan opened her first appearance as host at SNL with a reminder about how difficult it is to pronounce her name. Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Beck Bennett and Aidy Bryant all joined her on stage to take a stab at it but none of them really seemed to get it.
Welcome To Hell
Ronan, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong and Leslie Jones joined together to create a fake girl group in a music video highlighting the recent sexual abuse scandals rocking Hollywood and politics. The song, “Welcome To Hell” is catchy and poignant. Check it out!
American Girl Store
In another sketch, Mikey Day plays a grown adult man who just happened to be at an American Girl doll store when an explosion happened. But when the news interviews him, things get very, very weird with him and his intentions.
Music legends U2 performed “Get Out Of Your Own Way” and “American Soul” during this week’s episode. Check out their performances below.
Next Up on ‘SNL’
Next week, James Franco will host SNL with musical guest SZA.
What was your favorite sketch from this week’s episode of SNL?