She kicked it off by referencing a tweet President Donald Trump posted about her back in 2012: “Robert Pattinson should not take back Kristen Stewart. She cheated on him like a dog & will do it again–just watch. He can do much better.” LOL.
Stewart went on to reference several more negative things Trump tweeted about her in 2012, leading up to an important declaration that made the audience erupt in cheers.
“The president is not a huge fan of me, but that is so OK,” Stewart said. “And Donald, if you didn’t like me then, you’re really probably not gonna like me now, ’cause I’m hosting SNL and I’m like, so gay, dude.”
That wasn’t the only memorable moment of Stewart’s opening monologue. Right as she was about to wrap it up, the actress accidentally dropped an F-bomb, saying, “We’ve got a great show and I totally care that I’m here, ’cause it’s the coolest fucking thing ever.”
SNL cast members Aidy Bryant and Kate McKinnon, who were on stage with Stewart, erupted into laughter as she spun around in embarrassment. The actress said, “Oh my God and I’m sorry and Alessia Cara’s also here and I’ll never come back.”
Viewers loved Stewarts’ opening monologue, taking to Twitter to praise the actress for calling out Trump, her proud declaration and accidentally dropping a F-bomb in the funniest way ever.
— Kaydee 🌺🌈 (@kayedonohoo) February 5, 2017
We're 12 minutes into #SNL and so far Kristen Stewart has:
-mocked Trump's tweets about her
-openly declared she's gay
-dropped the F-bomb
— Devan Coggan (@devancoggan) February 5, 2017
Kristen Stewart calling herself super gay, making fun of Trump and dropping f-bombs on live tv is the superhero we need right now
— oliver whitney (@cinemabite) February 5, 2017
can you believe that kristen stewart said she was gay AND owned donald trump on national tv. incredible.
— lucy 🌙 (@nayasrivera) February 5, 2017
when i find myself in times of trouble kristen stewart comes to me, speaking words of wisdom: "i'm like so gay, dude"
— lo how a rose e'er blooming 🎄 (@roselyddon) February 5, 2017
Stewart’s monologue wasn’t the only highlight of Saturday night’s SNL. Melissa McCarthy made a special appearance, doing an impersonation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer that also caused a lot of buzz on social media.
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