Ayo Edebiri Addresses Past J.Lo Hate in SNL Hosting Debut


During a game show sketch called “Why’d You Say It?,” first-time Saturday Night Live host Ayo Edebiri took a brief moment to acknowledge a controversy that bubbled up this week between her and this week’s musical guest Jennifer Lopez.

“OK, OK, we get it. It’s wrong to leave mean comments or post comments just for clout or run your mouth on a podcast and you don’t consider the impact because you’re 24 and stupid,” Edebiri’s character said near the end of the sketch that asked contestants to explain their online hate IRL. “But I think I speak for everyone when I say from now on, we’re going to be a lot more thoughtful about what we post online!”

The podcast Edebiri alluded to was a 2020 episode of Scam Goddess in which the then-24-year-old comedian and future Emmy-winning star of The Bear suggested that J.Lo was using ghost-singers on many of her most famous tracks.

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