olivia rodrigo The laughs came when she made a surprise appearance in one (and proved her style star status). Saturday night Live sketch.
The 20-year-old singer served as the musical guest for the Saturday, December 9 episode of the NBC sketch comedy series, while adam driver hosted. In addition to performing her songs “Vampire” and “All-American Bitch,” Rodrigo joined Driver, 40, for a “Tiny Ass Bag” skit.
driver and snl cast members marcelo hernandez And money enwodim Boutique staff encouraged shoppers to trade their oversized purses for smaller options that could hold just one item. Rodrigo played his co-worker, who arrived at the end of the scene.
“My name is Georgina and I don’t have a surname. This is Georgina and That’s it, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series The alum quipped in tone. “We also have a carry-on option. It’s so small that it can only hold your secrets – and That’s it,
Rodrigo hugs Hernandez, 26, and Enwodim, 35, after the sketch was already completed snl Cut to a commercial break.
rodrigo made it first snl The first time in May 2021, when he performed “Drivers License” and “Good 4 U” as the musical guest for the first time. While fans expected to see him in a sketch at the time, he later revealed that his anxiety about going on the famous Studio 8H stage got the better of him.
,snl In fact, this was my second performance ever. My first performance was at the BRITs [the] UK, which was crazy, and was my second snl, so I was very nervous and I said, ‘I don’t really want to do a sketch. “I’m very nervous about doing my songs,” she told a SiriusXM interview later that month. “I don’t know if they had anything in mind for me or not, but hopefully I’ll get a chance to go another time and it’s definitely something I’d love to do.”
Two years later, Rodrigo’s August 2023 the trend The cover story depicts their feelings behind the scenes snl The performance, as described by journalist Gia Tolentino, was that Rodrigo “had never been so scared in her life as she was in the dressing room, that she was literally crying with nervousness.”
While Rodrigo skillfully succeeded in his second stint as musical guest, his friend billie eilish Will play the role during the next episode, which will air on Saturday, December 16. Last month, Eilish, 21, opened up about her unique bond with Rodrigo.
“I think everyone’s experiences are very different,” Eilish said. Los Angeles Times in November. “Nobody’s ever lived someone else’s life, you know? But I feel safe with Olivia.
Eilish revealed that she wrote a song about Rodrigo, alluding to the pressures of youthful fame. “There’s a song on my last album called ‘Goldwing’ that’s about him,” he said. “I never said that to anyone. It’s not just about him. I was just thinking about that when I was writing it. She was coming, and she was shorter than me, and no one had ever been shorter than me before.”
Like Rodrigo, Eilish also became an overnight success when she was a teenager, so she felt connected to her fellow artist. “Olivia was growing up, and she was just like this little sweet girl,” she recalled. “I felt very nervous. I was worried about him. She came into that acting world, and people are very strange. I don’t know – I just felt very protective of her. And I feel the same way about everybody.”
Saturday night Live Airs Saturday nights at 11:30 pm ET on NBC.