Billboard Magazine reports:
Ariana DeBose brought a little taste of West Side Story to Saturday Night Live. The Golden Globe-winning actress, who stars as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of West Side Story, made her SNL hosting debut on Jan. 15, bringing lots of laughs to the first episode of 2022.
Wearing a shimmery white blazer and a matching furry skirt, DeBose opened her monologue by giving a nod to her roots and celebrating Broadway’s perseverance during the pandemic.
From there, the actress was joined by SNL cast member Kate McKinnon for a spectacular medley of West Side Story songs, including “Tonight,” “I Feel Pretty,” “Something’s Coming” and “America.”
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