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Keke Palmer Unveils Baby Bump In the ‘SNL’ Monologue

“Saturday Night Live” returned following the holiday break, with presenter Keke Palmer making the big announcement: she’s expecting the birth of a baby!

“People have been making remarks, saying “Keke’s expecting a baby,””‘Keke’s pregnant and I’m trying to clarify the situation,” Palmer said in her opening monologue. “I am!”

Palmer made the announcement by revealing her newborn baby during her hilarious and funny monologue on her big year as a star as a lead character in “Nope” and getting recognized for her nomination for the Academy Award -which she joked was not the case.

“I tried to keep it under control since I was dealing with lots happening,” she said. “You have to know that friends were always calling me with a congratulatory message, and I was like, ‘Shh is it possible to put this behind you? I’ve been offered a sponsorship for liquor that was on the line.”

With all jokes aside, Palmer couldn’t contain her exuberance.

“But truthfully, this is the greatest blessing and I am beyond thrilled,” she said. “Guys I’m getting to become a mother.”

She concluded with a reflection note.

“When I first began to explore comedy and imagined myself on stage, I thought to me, ‘Keke, what do you want to be?'” she told me. “Will you be the same as Maya Rudolph? Eddie Murphy? A Kristen Wiig type? Now I can identify precisely who I am”Baby I’m Keke Palmer.”

In the monologue, Palmer flashed backed to her role as a character in “Akeelah and The Bee” back in 2006.

“It was an amazing experience. I had a lot of enjoyment, with the exception of when I was heckled from Laurence Fishburne,” she stated.

Palmer was a jolly character in the opening sketch, spoofing the soap network, and was in wrestling positions and then thrown over furniture by Cecily Strong. The sketch revealed that at the end of the sketch that that stunt doubles were used. She also ridiculed Drake with a drawing that focuses on females -“United the Tingz from Aubrey” who was previously in a relationship with singer. Later, she spoof her pregnancy with an ultrasound sketch where her children were tipped by an driver for the door from the baby’s womb. She was also in a sketch examining the history behind “Hello Kitty” (with an unexpected appearance by “Russian Doll” star Natasha Lyonne) and showed her talent in a YouTube video that featured SZA singing about the virtues of “Big Boy” and performed “O Holy Night” in a sketch for a choir.

Palmer 29, 29, is expecting with girlfriend Darius Daulton, the brother of “Insecure” actress Sarunas Jackson.

The show began with a sketch aimed on Herschel Walker as well as the election runoff.

“My ex-wife claims that the only thing I ever do is get run off,” quipped Kenan Thompson as Walker.

If he is inquired about scandals from his history, the clock goes for an hour, with further Walker gaffes.

“I believe that I am extremely confident in this erection,”” he declared.

“Saturday Night Live” features Kenan Thompson Cecily Strong Mikey Day Heidi Gardner, Ego Nwodim Bowen Yang, Chloe Fineman, Punkie Johnson, Andrew Dismukes and Michael Che and Colin Jost as hosts for Weekend Update. The lineup also features James Austin Johnson, Sarah Sherman, Marcello Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael Longfellow and Devon Walker as featured players. Kent Sublette, Alison Gates and Streeter Seidell are the chief producers for the show, and Liz Patrick directs.



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