George Takei will host SNL

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  1. FCCstandards

    FCCstandards Non-Essential Salooner VIP

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    According to his facebook page. April Fool's joke?


    [h=1]'Live From New York, It's Saturday Night!'[/h] Posted: 04/01/2014 12:10 am EDT Updated: 04/01/2014 12:59 am EDT
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    I've waited years to say these words. After a Facebook petition propelled Betty White to be invited to host Saturday Night Live back in 2010, fans of mine have clamored for me to receive a similar invitation. I demurred, but the fans kept up their pressure. And then, last week, the network called to work out the details with my husband and unofficial scheduler, Brad.
    "George has to do this," they insisted. "He's a natural fit." Brad suggested we appear together as a high-profile same-sex married couple to help raise public awareness, but alas, they insisted it had to just be me.
    Why now? I wondered. "You're more than just Sulu from Star Trek these days," they explained. "You've got millions of followers on Facebook and Twitter. You've got not one but two books out. You're appearing in a Broadway show" -- meaning Allegiance, inspired by my childhood experience in U.S. Internment camps -- "and now you've even launched your own fragrance. People with a lot less going on have been on."
    Well, that much I couldn't dispute. After all, Lindsey Lohan went on, and we all know how that went.
    No official date has been set for my appearance, but it will mark only the third time someone of Asian descent has been invited to host SNL. Before me, only Jackie Chan and Lucy Liu have appeared. That has left a rather awkward void in representation that I hope to fill.
    So I'll be doing this after all. And I'm already working up my monologue. I can't tell you yet what I've got planned, but it will give fans what they have come to expect. And probably raise a lot of eyebrows.
    Oh myyy, indeed.
     
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    I doubt its an April Fools prank, sounds like a legit plug.
     
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    lately it seems like everyone does on that show.
     
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    New York's Masahiro Tanaka to pitch wearing surgical mask
    MLB approves Yankees request for Tanaka to pitch wearing surgical mask

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    get ready for the gayest night in television if you don't count any night project runway or dancing with the stars is on.
     
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    Commissioner Bud Selig relented."I had another coughing fit today," Selig said. "And it made me think. If he's more comfortable sporting a mask, especially in Canada, so be it."


    WTF is wrong with Canada? Got to imagine the Bronx Zoo is a lot more infectious than all of Canada.
     
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    he did something like that on april fools last year
     
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    Lorne Michael offered the wigged fraud a chance to host SNL...and I ain't shitting you...But the wigged fraud declined...probably took to much away from his hectic work schedule....
     
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    UPDATE: Uh oh, Uncle George got you! He is NOT scheduled to host "SNL" any time soon, though all of us at HuffPost Comedy would love it if he did. Maybe one day... until then, April Fools!
     
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    How is that a joke? Who in world was going to care about a guy who isn't funny on a show that isn't funny? :dontknow:
     
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    We get a look at how unfunny that SNL would be...
     
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    George's only talent is being a foil for Howards homophobia/love for gays. He is a one trick pony and you can listen to George on HSS from five years ago, and it's the exact same conversation as it would be today....boring and unfunny...
     
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    Always with those fucking internment camps.....maybe the Govt. saved his family's life from over-zealous patriots.
     
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    At least he was actually in them, it's not like he's complaining that his great, great grandfather was.
     
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    The only time I enjoyed George on the show was when Artie fooled him into thinking he came out of the closet.
     
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    This is the best joke we've gotten out of SNL all year.
     
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    He could've had Rob Zodiac as the musical guest. :sad:
     
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    I had to delete him from my FB... every other post was his belief in gay rights... meh boring
     
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    :lol: so true
     
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    Its an April fools joke.