Gaga And Timberlake Shine On "SNL" Season Finale
The show started off with a spirited musical monologue by Justin, who ironically promised he wouldn’t be singing this time around. His song was cleverly titled “I’m not Gonna Sing”, and as you probably guessed, the song was all about not singing.
Timberlake teamed up with Gaga and SNL cast member Andy Samberg for the digital short, which was quite possibly the shining moment of the show’s 36th season finale episode. With Samberg and Timberlake’s past success with “D--- In a Box,” which won an Emmy award for its writing, and “Mother Lover”, which had guest appearances with Susan Sarandon and Patricia Clarkson. Sarandon and Clarkson were back once again for the sequel, this time in the hilarious “Three-way” sketch, where Samberg and Timberlake had a three-way with Grammy-winning Gaga. They belted out the new “Golden Rule”: “It’s ok when it’s in a three-way.”
SNL newsman Seth Meyers delivered a very funny “Weekend Update” edition, where he bagged on former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his current divorce issues. Andy Samberg had a quick cameo as the wacky Nic Cage, and Bill Hader brought back the lovable and wild Stefon to offer some tourism advice. Bradley Cooper made a guest appearance to promote the upcoming release of “Hangover 2”, which is sure to be as outrageous as the first.
Gaga proved her talent goes far beyond music with her hilarious “Liquorville” sketch where she dressed as a giant wine bottle. She beat Timberlake in the crazy “What’s That Name?” game show and was right in the middle of a Samberg-Timberlake sandwich in their song “Three-way”.
She had a little time to perform three of her songs on stage, one of which was the hit “Born this Way”, where she outrageously dressed in a black latex pregnancy outfit. What would Lady Gaga’s musical performances be without edgy, wild costumes?
With both old and new sketches fueling the laughs last night, Timberlake and Gaga gave audiences a great satisfying end to SNL’s season.
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