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Austin Butler Remembers His Late Mom During Touching SNL Debut: ‘I’ve Been Thinking About Her a Lot

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Live from Studio 8H — it’s 奥斯汀巴特勒!

演员, 31, 主持 周六夜现场 for the first time over the weekend, where he was joined by 利佐, who served as the evening’s musical guest.

在他的期间 opening monologue, Butler paid tribute to his late mother, who died from cancer in 2014, 当。。。的时候 猫王 star was 23. “Some of my favorite memories from growing up are watching SNL 和她. And we’d watch every week,” 巴特勒说. “And even though I had this crippling shyness, when I was with her, I’d just do anything to make my mom laugh.

I do ridiculous faces and voices, I did this ridiculous Gollum impression. Being silly with her is what broke me out of my shell and the core of what started me in acting,” 他继续. “My mom is no longer with us, but I’ve been thinking about her a lot this week, just imagining how proud she’d be of her son, who used to not be able to order food for myself at a restaurant, is now standing on this stage.

Added Butler: “而今晚, just know that anytime you see me doing a silly voice or making a funny face, that’s for you, 妈妈。”

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Elsewhere during the show, Butler took part in various sketches, including one where he played A Wonderful Life-esque character, and another where he portrayed a man during a white elephant gift exchange.

One other moment from the show saw Cecily Strong reprise her Cathy Anne character on Weekend Update. SNL announced ahead of Saturday’s episode that it would mark Strong’s final appearance.

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利佐, 34, performed twice during the evening, 唱歌 “Break Up Twiceduring the beginning half of the show, before later taking the stage once more to croon 史蒂夫·汪达的 “Someday at Christmastowards the end.

The Grammy Award winner replaced the Yeah Yeah Yeahs as musical guest earlier this month after the band revealed they had to drop out from the gig because guitarist Nick Zinner has been battling pneumonia.

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季节 48 的 SNL comes about as the comedy sketch series navigates a major cast shakeup. Longtime series regulars 凯特·麦金农, 皮特·戴维森, Aidy BryantKyle Mooney exited after the 季节 47 结局.

PEOPLE then 确认的 九月. 1 that the series was also losing Melissa VillaseñorAlex Moffat, as well as featured player Aristotle Athari. 然后, Chris Redd 宣布 his departure from SNL after five seasons.

九月. 15, NBC revealed the four new featured players joining SNL 在季节 48: Marcello Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael LongfellowDevon Walker.

SNL creator Lorne Michaels recently called 季节 48 一种 “transition year,” telling reporters backstage at the 2022 艾美奖, “There are new people, and things are changing, and a different generation comes into the show.

SNL will return in 2023.