Jennifer Lopez took it old fashioned! The singer — alongside Pete Davidson — went door-to-door on this ‘SNL’ skit and her viewers wasn’t precisely loving the ‘remix’!
Talk a couple of #TBT! Jennifer Lopez simply sang among the most iconic hip-hop tunes from the late ’90s and early ’00s on this sketch on Saturday Night Live and it was epic. The 50-year-old entertainer has proved to be the final word triple risk, dominating as a singer, actor and dancer since getting her begin as a fly lady on In Living Color again in 1994 — and she or he simply proved it as soon as once more! Playing a bunch of carolers, Jen, Pete Davidson, and the remainder of the crew knocked on the door of a conservative-looking couple — together with the hilarious Heidi Gardner — searching for a spot to carry out their tunes. Unfortunately for the couple, they didn’t fairly get the Christmas classics they bargained for.
Starting with City High‘s 2001 tune “What Would You Do” Jen completely slayed the superbly on-tune cowl. “What would you do if your son was at home/Crying all alone on the bedroom floor, ’cause he’s hungry,” she sang, rocking a throwback pair of overalls, poorboy cap and blond ombre highlights. “I believe you stated the tune was going to be about Jesus, however then it was about Kevin McAllister from Home Alone,” the husband within the phase retorted, as Jen busted into the following observe — “Ghetto Superstar” by Wyclef Jean and Mya! “Ghetto superstar, that is what you are/Comin from afar, reachin’ for the stars,” she started, placing her personal spin on Mya’s 1998 refrain. The couple appeared unimpressed with the group as they requested for donations, however the group had no plans to take no for a solution! “I reading the room, and I get the feeling some people don’t know who the hell City High is,” one of many carolers retorted — sounds about proper.
Fans have been loving the throwback tunes on Twitter, and have been loving Jen’s variations of the tracks! “Omg @JLo
is hilarious on @nbcsnl within the rap Christmas Carolers. I can’t consider they did metropolis excessive & bone thugs. Brings me again! Lol,” @RealTheresaM tweeted. “They really doing a City High skit on SNL. Shoutout to the 609🤣,” @NaturallyDev additionally posted.
Jen’s SNL look coincides together with her awards season marketing campaign for Hustlers, the place she performs scheming stripper Ramona who guidelines the roost at a widely known membership in New York City. In the film, life is sweet for Romana and the gals on the joint, till the 2008 recession hits. Savvy Ramona rallies a bunch of women — together with Constance Wu‘s Destiny, Keke Palmer‘s Mercedes and Lili Reinhart‘s Annabelle — to band collectively and take their Wall Street purchasers for all they’re price! The unlawful, get-rich scheme was impressed by an article a couple of true story in New York Magazine — and the story performed completely on-screen within the fictionalized model! Julia Stiles additionally stars because the journalist engaged on the story, alongside appearances by Cardi B and rapper G-Eazy.
The film, which debuted on the Toronto International Film Festival, marks the primary time Jen has award season buzz round each the Golden Globe Awards and the Oscars! “I’ve just been working hard for so long, for my whole life, so it’s nice,” she stated, tearing up, in a current interview with Hota Kotb on SiriusXM radio. “I literally sat in my bed yesterday, and they were sending me all the reviews…I could not believe it. I was crying. Me and my girlfriend of 20 years were sitting there, and she was trying to film me…. I was like, ‘Oh my God.’”
In addition to the awards buzz, Jen additionally simply coated People‘s “People Of The Year” difficulty! “To me, the message of the year is that we’re limitless,” she stated within the article, that names her “Hollywood’s most versatile superstar.” Wearing a glam blush tulle costume, she surprised within the images by celeb photographer Miller Mobley. 2019 critically seemed like Jen’s finest yr but, and we will’t wait to see what 2020 has in retailer!