The two announced the news on their respective social media accounts, with SZA — who last performed as an SNL musical guest in 2017 — stating that she “plan[s] on acting a f*cking fool.” Meanwhile Palmer shared her excitement for her hosting debut, tweeting, “Y’all got y’alls wish… guess [who's] hosting @nbcsnl? I’m so excited for usss yalllllll, couldn’t do it without you[.]“
SZA is currently preparing to release her highly-anticipated sophomore album, which will also mark her first full-length project since 2017. As for Palmer, she’s fresh off the success of Jordan Peele’s NOPE after it grossed a worldwide total of $171 million USD and earned a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actress.
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Fck I meant *GUESS WHO damn!
— Keke Palmer (@KekePalmer) November 13, 2022
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