Selena Gomez teased about ants in her pants in promo clip for her first time hosting Saturday Night Live
The 29-year-old actress, clad in a black turtleneck sweater with blue jeans, began the clip by saying, ‘Hi I’m Selena Gomez and I’m hosting SNL this week with Post Malone.’
Bryant added, ‘Two pop stars, and two comedy actors, huh?’
The latest: Selena Gomez, 29, was seen in a newly-released clip Thursday promoting her first time hosting Saturday Night Live, alongside show regulars Bowen Yang, 31, and Aidy Bryant, 35, and musical guest Post Malone, 26
Gomez responded: ‘I’m actually also an actor,’ while Post said, ‘And I’m not really a pop star.’
Yang added, ‘And I prefer drama,’ to which Bryant said, ‘Well I didn’t know you were all a bunch of divas – rude.’
In a second take, Yang asked her, ‘Selena, first time hosting, you nervous, you got ants in your pants?’
The Only Murders in the Building star replied, no, I’m just excited,’ to which Bryant said, ‘Well, are you sure – are you sure you don’t have ants in your pants?’
In the clip, Gomez and her collaborators bickered over titles
Gomez was clad in a black turtleneck sweater with blue jeans in the clip
After some ribbing about ants in her pants, Post, Bryant and Yang all then said, ‘Sorry!’ at which point the preview clip ended
Gomez said, ‘No I’m good,’ to which Malone said, ‘Well maybe you should actually check if you have any ants in your pants.’
The Dead Don’t Die actress asked if there was something she should know, at which point, Post, Bryant and Yang came clean.
Bryant said, ‘We spilled a bunch of jelly in your pants,’ and Yang added, ‘We left your pants outside for three days,’ with Malone adding, ‘And then, I spilled my ant farm on your pants.’
Post, Bryant and Yang all then said, ‘Sorry!’ at which point the preview clip ended.
She captioned the shot on Instagram Stories Thursday, ‘Can’t I do all 40 sketches?’
Gomez posted the clip on her Instagram Stories on Thursday, along with a shot of herself surrounded by scripts from the NBC comedy staple.
She captioned the shot, ‘Can’t I do all 40 sketches?’
Gomez also shared a behind-the-scenes shot of herself in a director’s chair while showing off long black fingernails with a diamond ring.
Gomez – who was a past musical guest on the show in January of 2016 – captioned the clip, ‘SNL rehearsals,’ ahead of the highly-anticipated appearance.
Gomez’s appearance on SNL airs Saturday on NBC at 11:30/10:30c.
The show took to Twitter with a promotional shot of Gomez ahead of her appearance