Iconic Rolling Stones rocker Mick Jagger has been awarded the hosting duties of “Saturday Night Live” for the first time ever. Jagger will be hosting the season finale of the sketch comedy show on May 19th, two weeks from tomorrow when New York Giants QB Eli Manning will fill the host role for his first time as well.
The legendary singer has appeared on SNL quite a bit, most famously he performed a sketch in 2001 where he spoke to himself in the mirror with Jimmy Fallon playing his reflection.
Originally, it was rumoured that official Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney would be hosting the ‘SNL’ season finale, but Romney said he was too busy with his primary schedule and would try to appear on the show when it returns in September. Well if President Obama can slow jam the news, why can’t Romney make fun of it in September, right?
It looks like this is the perfect opportunity for Jagger to take the SNL stage as 2012 marks the 50-year anniversary of The Rolling Stones, but the group still hasn’t announced any big plans to celebrate the achievement.
Does that mean Keith Richards might show up? Will Maroon 5’s Adam Levine parody some of those “Moves Like Jagger“? Or does Fallon alone have the privileges to poke fun at the famous singer?
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