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Maya Rudolph Shines as Host of Mother’s Day Edition of Saturday Night Live

This past weekend, Maya Rudolph returned to the iconic stage of Saturday Night Live to host the Mother’s Day edition of the show. Rudolph, a mother of four, delivered a stellar performance that was filled with laughter, memorable moments, and incredible talent.

In her third time hosting, Rudolph brought back one of her most beloved characters, Beyoncé, and wowed the audience with a tour-de-force monologue that set the tone for the entire episode. The cast, including Kenan Thompson, found it challenging to stay in character at times, a testament to Rudolph’s impeccable comedic timing and presence on stage.

One of the highlights of the episode was the cold open, where the cast members brought out their mothers to share heartwarming stories and jokes in honor of Mother’s Day. The genuine and heartwarming moments added a special touch to the show, setting it apart from the usual cold opens that tackle current events.

Rudolph’s musical performance dedicated to mothers was another standout moment of the evening. In a Pose-style ball, Rudolph commanded the stage with confidence and grace, earning her the title of “Mother of the House of Rockefeller.” Her performance was a celebration of motherhood and a tribute to all the incredible mothers out there.

The buzziest sketch of the night was Rudolph’s parody of Beyoncé on Hot Ones, a popular YouTube show where celebrity guests are interviewed while eating spicy chicken wings. Rudolph’s interpretation of Beyoncé was both hilarious and spot-on, with memorable lines that had the audience in stitches.

In addition to the comedic sketches, the episode also featured musical performances by Vampire Weekend, who delivered stellar renditions of their songs “Gen-X Cops” and “Capricorn” from their latest album Only God Was Above Us.

Overall, Maya Rudolph’s hosting gig on Saturday Night Live was a smashing success, filled with laughter, heartwarming moments, and stellar performances. Her talent and charisma shone through, making for an unforgettable Mother’s Day edition of the show. We can’t wait to see what she brings to the stage next time!

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