The Saturday Night Live opening monologue can be daunting, however Selena Gomez (Just Murders in the Structure) carried this energy into an unforgettable and heartfelt program opener. In simply under 5 minutes, she meant some guidance shed been provided from co-stars and good friends (one being a fellow Disney Channel alum), along with keeping in mind that shes looking for love. This was Gomezs very first time hosting SNL, though she did function as the musical visitor for a 2016 episode hosted by WWE wrestler Ronda Rousey.

Gomez opened the monologue referencing guidance she was provided by her “sexy” Just Murders co-stars Steve Martin and Martin Short. Martin kept in mind the starlet needs to “trust no one,” while Short stated he thought Martin was utilizing his charge card. Martin, a previous cast member, appeared in the future in the program in a sketch about American creators. Gomez, Martin, and Short will reunite next month for season 2 of Just Murders on Hulu. Gomez likewise explained Miley Cyruss guidance, in a relocation she felt was simply a tactic to have an impression of Cyrus on the program.


Love ended up being the next subject, with Gomez stating she is single and “manifesting love.” She pointed out Scarlett Johansson and Colin Josts relationship, Emma Stone satisfying her hubby on the program, and cast member Pete Davidson and Gatling Gun Kelly (with the latter being a joke, naturally). Cast members Punkie Johnson, Kyle Mooney, and James Austin Johnson all attempted their hand at charming Gomez, with Johnson far in a manner getting the most pledge.

Gomez likewise discussed her period in program service, which started when she was 7 years of ages. She got her start on Barney, a truth that has actually ended up being popular. A fast image of a cute Gomez was quickly revealed together with the eponymous purple dinosaur. To liquidate her monologue, she sang the notorious “I Love You, You Love Me,” motivating the audience to take part with her.

Just Murders is the most popular job Gomez is presently a part of. Previously this year, she provided her voice to Mavis in the 4th Hotel Transylvania movie for Amazon Prime Video, Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. She likewise has a cooking series on HBO Max, entitled Selena + Chef, where she tries to simulate the meals of popular cooking stars like José Andrés, Nancy Silverton, and Graham Elliot. A few of her other sketches of the night consisted of one about an Irish play gone badly incorrect, a princess-themed sketch, and an act with Bratz dolls coming to life.

The most recent SNL episode with Gomez and musical visitor Post Malone can be streamed on Peacock, in addition to all previous episodes this season. View the Opening Monologue listed below: