September 26, 2023


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Cast members protest Elon Musk’s Saturday Night Live appearance

Elon Musk has lined up a new gig outdoors his job as CEO of electric automobile maker Tesla and spaceship maker SpaceX. More than the weekend, the tech mogul declared he would host the iconic Tv present Saturday Evening Live, prompting a combined reaction — together with from the show’s solid. 

Musk confirmed his forthcoming May possibly 8 overall look — together with musical guest Miley Cyrus — in a Twitter post on Saturday, crafting: “Let us discover out just how stay Saturday Evening Stay truly is.”

Saturday Night time Live isn’t going to make a routine of possessing company executives host its clearly show, and Musk will be the 1st non-actor or non-athlete to do so since Donald Trump appeared in 2015 during his operate for the presidency.

But soon soon after Musk’s tweet, some of his long term co-stars designed their own posts.

“What the f–k does this even signify,” wrote SNL typical Bowen Yang in an Instagram story, alongside a screenshot of Musk’s submit.

And as documented by CNBC, cast member Andrew Dismukes likewise posted “Only CEO I want to do a sketch with is Cher-E Oteri” — a reference to former SNL member Cheri Oteri.

Other solid users posted oblique messages that some construed as refined digs at Musk.

Aidy Bryant posted a tweet from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders that criticized “the 50 wealthiest people today in The usa today,” for accruing far more prosperity than fifty percent of the nation. Bustle reported that article “led to speculation that Bryant, an SNL cast member due to the fact 2012, might have been generating a subtle statement about the billionaire’s upcoming physical appearance on the clearly show.”

Shortly following Elon Musk was declared as a long term host of Saturday Night Live, solid member Aidy Bryant posted a tweet by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders critiquing the 50 richest People. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Photos)

According to Forbes’ “world’s billionaires record,” Musk is the second richest person in the globe with an estimated fortune of $151 billion US — guiding only Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. And on Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it had voted to approve a SpaceX program to deploy Starlink satellites at a lower  earth orbit as part of the firm’s press to give room-based  broadband web assistance.

SpaceX programs to finally deploy 12,000 satellites. It has said beforehand the Starlink constellation will cost it roughly $10 billion.