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Jake Gyllenhaal channels Boys II Men’s SNL musical monologue

Jake Gyllenhaal channels Boys II Men’s SNL musical monologue

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Actor Jake Gyllenhaal breaks into song during his opening monologue during the SNL Season 49 finale on May 18, 2024.



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Jake Gyllenhaal He was “honored” to be the host of the Season 49 finale of “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, but he couldn’t contain his slight disappointment at not being chosen for the glitzy gig to host the premiere of the beloved sketch show. The 50th season is this fall.

After he came out on the Studio 8H stage at 30 Rock in New York and made a few jokes about the number 49 on Saturday night — including mentioning how 49 is the number of times… Conor McGregor “He accidentally hit him” while they were doing…Road houseReplay – Gyllenhaal broke into a rendition of Boyz II Men’s “End of the Road.”

He was then joined by “SNL” cast member Punky Johnson, Kenan ThompsonAnd Ego Nwodim and Devon Walker who came out to support Gyllenhaal on the song. Thompson, in particular, knocked it out of the park while talking about how this happened recently The season was “definitely one of the best 48 seasons” of the show.

Gyllenhaal then hit back with a meandering thought that this “is also the beginning of a new path,” saying, “In many ways, this is the true first episode of Season 50” — to which Nodim quickly replied, “No! No it’s not.”

“I had to try,” Gyllenhaal said with a sweet smile.

This is Gyllenhaal’s third time hosting Saturday Night Live. Sabrina Carpenter was the musical guest.

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Gyllenhaal previously hosted in 2007 and 2022.