Billie Eilish hosts’ SNL ‘disguised as’ Mrs. Claus goes to the club ‘, reflects on fame at first
Billie Eilish is making fans “happier than ever” with her debut as the host of “Saturday Night Live”.
The Grammy Award-winning artist, who doubled this week as host and musical guest, dressed for the occasion in a puffy candy cane dress and matching socks.
“If you don’t know me for my music, you might know me for my hair or my clothes,” she said in her opening monologue. “That’s why I decided to dress as Mrs. Claus to go to the club.”
Eilish revealed the motivation behind her signature aesthetic, which involved loose, loose clothing.
“It wasn’t just for comfort or for style. It’s hard for me to say, but the real reason I started wearing oversized clothes back then is because I was in. makes two kids stacked on top of each other trying to squeeze into an R-rated movie, ”she joked.
Although the “Therefore I Am” singer is catapulted into fame as a young teenager, she has reflected on her 20s next week (“or as the internet calls it, middle-aged”) and maturing in the limelight. – although it was sometimes difficult. .
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“I’m actually really excited to get older because I’m just starting to figure out who I am as a person,” she says. However, “the scary thing about growing up in the public eye is that people decide that everything you say, do and look like is who you are forever.”
However, she cautions that “it’s not fair” – especially to celebrities like “SNL” star Colin Jost.
“Would you like to be judged by the way you presented yourself at 16?” Uh no. Imagine being Colin Jost of today, and the first thing that happens when you Google yourself is 16-year-old Colin Jost, “Eilish joked before a picture of teenage Jost with glasses flashed. the screen.
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Joking aside, “the point is, it takes time and effort to come to terms with who you really are. You will be so glad you did, ”she concludes.
This week’s “SNL” marked Eilish’s first hosting concert. The singer was the last to appear on the show in 2019, when she apparently walked the walls and ceilings of Studio 8H while performing her hit song “Bad Guy”.
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