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Maya Rudolph Breaks Down Her 'Loot' Character Molly's Hilarious 'Hot Ones' Interview (Exclusive)

, Maya Rudolph gets to shine as Molly Novak, who finds her perfectly lavish life turned upside down after her husband, John (Adam Scott), unexpectedly betrays her and files for divorce after 20 years together. While the series created and executive produced by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard features several standout moments for the former as Molly attempts to climb her way out of rock bottom, there’s no funnier moment in the first three episodes than when the character unexpectedly appears on .“She just gets a ton thrown at her all at once,” Rudolph tells ET about Molly, who then “picks herself up and just dives into the challenge and the change” as she attempts to move forward in her life. In the third episode, “Hot Seat,” John questions his ex-wife’s substance in a new interview, forcing Molly and Sofia Salinas (Michaela Jaé Rodriguez), the manager of the foundation where she now works, to hit back.

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Maya Rudolph Says She Was 'So Sad' Leaving 'SNL' But There's 'A Lot Of World Out There' (Exclusive)
Maya Rudolph departed the cast and moved on to other projects and exploring other passions.Now, the actress is looking back at her exit and sharing some insight for the four longtime cast members who ended their tenures earlier this year.Rudolph spoke with ET's Lauren Zima on Wednesday at the premiere of her new Apple TV+ series, held at the DGA Theater Complex in Los Angeles, and she looked back at when she left the long-running sketch comedy series back in 2007.«I was so sad when I left,» Rudolph reflected. «I think it's OK to, like, take that moment, but I also feel like it's nice to see the rest of the world.»In May, Season 47 of SNL came to a close, and bid farewell to longtime cast members Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney.«You sort of forget, when you're in world, [that] there's a lot out there,» Rudolph shared. «And they should go have fun.»Rudolph herself has certainly explored the world outside of in her days since her exit, and now leads a new series, , in which she plays Molly Novak, a billionaire who is in a downward spiral, is trying to rehab her image and embarks on a path of self-realization.One thing about making a show about a billionaire is making sure the show presents the lifestyle realistically within budgetary constraints.«We did a really good job, you know, working within a budget.
Watch Eminem join Pete Davidson for final ‘SNL’ sketch
Pete Davidson‘s final sketches for Saturday Night Live, the comedian called upon Eminem to help pay tribute to the show’s creator Lorne Michaels.It was announced earlier this week that a number of cast members would be bidding farewell to the late night sketch show at the end of its 47th season which came to a close last night (May 21).The cast members leaving the show include Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Addy Bryant and Kyle Mooney, all of whom bid farewell to Studio 8H in their own way during last night’s season finale.Davidson’s farewell reflected on his first-ever appearance on the showin a segment alongside Colin Jost on the ‘Weekend Update’ desk. He then thanked SNL “for always having my back, for allowing me to work on myself and grow” and “for never giving up on me or judging me even when everyone else was”.The ‘Weekend Update’ wasn’t the only sendoff for Davidson: in a Cut for Time sketch, the comedian delivered a third and final Eminem parody dedicated to his mentor and SNL creator Lorne Michaels, much to the irritation of the Detroit rapper himself.Flipping Dr. Dre and Eminem’s 2000 hit ‘Forgot About Dre’ into ‘Forgot About Lorne’, Davidson – using deepfake technology – paid tribute to Michaels’ legacy while namechecking a number of past cast members that went to become household names because of Michaels.However, Davidson’s tribute gets cut short when Eminem stops by the studio and shuts the production down, lambasting the comedian for his Slim Shady-themed parodies over his SNL tenure. “Please, stop.
Japanese Breakfast makes ‘Saturday Night Live’ debut with ‘Be Sweet’ and ‘Paprika’
Japanese Breakfast made her Saturday Night Live debut last night (May 21) on the show’s season 47 finale – watch her play ‘Be Sweet’ and ‘Paprika’ below.The singer-songwriter, aka Michelle Zauner, released new album ‘Jubilee’ last year, and appeared alongside host Natasha Lyonne, star of Russian Doll and Orange Is The New Black.Zauner played two of the biggest hits from ‘Jubilee’ on the show. For ‘Be Sweet’, she was dressed in deep red and backed by a four-piece band all in white, before she donned a white frock and was joined by a horn section for ‘Paprika’.Watch the two performances below.Last night’s SNL season finale also saw the departure of longtime cast member Pete Davidson.Fellow cast members Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney also announced they were to leave the show after last night’s episode.The news comes after Davidson remarked in 2021 that he was “ready to hang up the jersey” with regards to his stint on SNL.Elsewhere on the 47th season of the show, Post Malone made his Saturday Night Live debut, with Selena Gomez also be making her debut on the NBC programme as host.During his performance, the rapper was joined by Fleet Foxes to premiere ‘Love/Hate Letter to Alcohol’, a song from his forthcoming album ‘Twelve Carat Toothache’.The May 7 episode of SNL, meanwhile, featured Arcade Fire as musical guests, following the release of their latest album ‘WE’ last Friday.
Pete Davidson set to leave ‘Saturday Night Live’ after current season
Pete Davidson is set to leave Saturday Night Live at the end of the current season, it has been reported.The show’s 47th season comes to a close tonight (May 21) with musical guest Japanese Breakfast alongside Russian Doll and Orange Is The New Black star Natasha Lyonne as host.According to reports in Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, the show will be Davidson’s last on the show after seven seasons in the job.The reports also state that fellow cast members Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney are also set to leave the show after tonight’s episode.The news comes after Davidson remarked in 2021 that he was “ready to hang up the jersey” with regards to his stint on SNL.Representatives for SNL network NBC have not commented on the matter or confirmed the departures.After his apparent SNL exit, Davidson is set to appear alongside Myha’la Herrold (Industry), Lee Pace (Guardians Of The Galaxy), Rachel Sennott (Shiva Baby) and Chase Sui Wonders (Generation) in comedy horror film Bodies Bodies Bodies.Directed by Halina Reijn, Bodies Bodies Bodies sees Sophie (Amandla Stenberg) host a house party to introduce her girlfriend Bee (Maria Bakalova) to her group of friends. As they play a murder-in-the-dark game which ends in a real-life murder, the group have to investigate who is responsible.Other forthcoming projects for the star include a role in romantic comedy Meet Cute opposite Kaley Cuoco, while Davidson is also set to play a fictionalised version of himself in the comedy series Bupkis, described as a “raw” and “unflinching” version of Davidson’s real life.