Taylor Swift and Dakota Johnson‘s Weekend of SNL Laughs and Surprises Taylor Swift and Dakota Johnson’s Weekend of SNL Laughs and Surprises
Dakota Johnson Shouts Out Taylor Swift in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Monologue
Dakota Johnson took the opportunity to give Taylor Swift a shoutout during her opening monologue on Saturday Night Live, where she was hosting for the second time.
Johnson called Swift “the most powerful person in America” while jokingly referring to a photo of herself standing near former President Donald Trump at the SNL 40th anniversary show in 2015.
The camera then panned to Swift, who was sitting in front of Johnson in the audience, causing the crowd to erupt in cheers.
Dakota Johnson and Justin Timberlake Reunite on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Johnson’s monologue also included a surprise reunion with her Social Network co-star Justin Timberlake, who served as the episode’s musical guest.
Timberlake appeared onstage during Johnson’s monologue, joking that he thought it was his cue after hearing his voice. He then offered to help out in any sketches, as he had previously hosted the show five times.
Later in the show, Timberlake performed his new track, “Sanctified,” with rapper and singer Tobe Nwigwe.
Dakota Johnson Jokes About Her Serious Interviews in ‘SNL’ Monologue
During her monologue, Johnson also joked about her inability to take interviews seriously.
“I think the big problem is that I say stuff and then they write it down, and it’s really unfair because most of the time I’m joking,” she said.
She then showed a video clip of herself as a child, rolling her eyes during a red carpet interview with her father, actor Don Johnson.
Dakota Johnson Makes MCU Debut in ‘Madame Web’
Johnson also discussed her upcoming Marvel movie, Madame Web, in which she plays the title role.
“It’s kind of like if AI generated your boyfriend’s perfect movie,” she joked.
Madame Web is set to hit theaters on February 14th.
Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Revive ‘The Barry Gibb Talk Show’ on ‘SNL’
In a hilarious sketch, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake revived their popular ‘Saturday Night Live‘ sketch, “The Barry Gibb Talk Show.”
Fallon played Barry Gibb, while Timberlake played his younger brother, Robin. The two singers performed a medley of Bee Gees hits and interviewed guests, including Dakota Johnson.
Dakota Johnson and Mark Cuban Star in ‘Shark Tank’ Sketch on ‘SNL’
Dakota Johnson also starred in a ‘Shark Tank’ sketch alongside Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran.
In the sketch, Johnson pitched a product called “The Phone Case That Doubles as a Hairbrush.” Cuban and Corcoran were impressed with the product and offered Johnson a deal.
Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras’ Tour Breaks Records and Draws Crowds
In addition to her appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Taylor Swift made headlines this week for her record-breaking ‘Eras’ tour.
The tour has already grossed over $1 billion in revenue, making it the highest-grossing tour ever. Swift has also broken Elvis Presley’s record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart.
Swift’s tour is currently on hiatus, but she is set to resume performing on February 7th in Tokyo.