Taraji P. Henson Hosts Saturday Night Live with Mumford & Sons
Taraji P. Henson’s hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time with musical guest Mumford & Sons!
Henson, best known for her role as Cookie on the new hit television series, Empire, opened Saturday Night Live by singing a gospel-inspired song about how differently her life would’ve turned out if she hadn’t made it as an actress.
Other highlights from the show included Empire’s Cookie visiting Sesame Street, a new Game of Thrones kingdom, Billy Crystal’s appearance on Weekend Update, a skit with Depends Legends, the diaper with your favorite classic movie star’s face on it, a teacher trial, the sequel to Home and much more!
Also, make sure to catch Mumford & Sons’ performances of “The Wolf” and “Believe.”
We have all of the skits below:
Hillary Election Video Cold Open
Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) announces she’s running for president in a social media video co-starring her husband, Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond).
Taraji P. Henson’s I Made It Monologue
Host Taraji P. Henson began by telling the audience how happy she was to be finally noticed after being in the business for 20 years. From there she sang a gospel-inspired song about how differently her life would’ve turned out if she hadn’t made it as an actress.
There’s no shame in wearing diapers when you’re wearing Depend Legends, the diaper with classic movie stars’ faces on it.
A lawyer (Taraji P. Henson) tries to prove a teacher (Cecily Strong) took advantage of her student (Pete Davidson) but instead learns the affair only had positive consequences.
The animated sequel features the voice talents of Jim Parsons (Taran Killam), Nicki Minaj (Taraji P. Henson), Missy Elliott (Leslie Jones), Beyoncé (Sasheer Zamata) and many more.
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