Justin Timberlake hit back at Kanye West on Saturday Night Live.
The "Suit & Tie" singer - whose song with Jay-Z was slammed by the "All of the Lights" rapper in an expletive-laden diatribe last month - dismissed Kanye's insults while performing the song on the comedy sketch show last night and implied he is just jealous. The 32-year-old singer changed the lyrics of the song from "Aww, s**t so sick, got a hit and picked up a habit" to "my hit's so sick got rappers acting dramatic."
Justin Timberlake will host Saturday Night Live for the fifth time on March 9; he is also expected to fulfill the musical guest duties of the night.
The "Suit & Tie" hitmaker - who recently made his long awaited return to music following a hiatus to focus on his movie career - will also perform on the comedy sketch show. This is a busy time for Justin, who is preparing for the release of his comeback album The 20/20 Experience on March 19.
We’re not sure why Saturday Night Live didn’t include this Mozart skit in the finale episode, but we’re happy they posted the video as an online exclusive. Watch it to see a hilarious dress rehearsal skit with Justin Timberlake, Andy Samberg and some of the other SNL regulars. There’s plenty of tongue-in-cheek references to Timberlake’s own career, each one more overt than the next.
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Watch SNL’s season finale host, Justin Timberlake, warm up his funny bone in the promo above. Cast member Andy Samberg joins him in the commercial, and TMZ reports that the duo will re-team for another musical number that will air on this weekend’s show.
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Somewhere in New York City, Andy Samberg is working on new lyrics. NBC recently announcted that Justin Timberlake will return to SNL as the season’s last host.
He’ll be headlining the May 21 finale, which airs shortly after the show returns with Tina Fey on May 7.
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The 83rd Academy Awards opened with a montage of the handful of movies they’ve decided to honor this year. As usual, all nominations came from a select, certain group of movies in the long list that came out during 2010. If you didn’t see The Social Network, The King’s Speech, The Fighter, Black Swan or True Grit, the Oscars wanted you to feel like they’re absolutely can’t-miss films.
But, the award show did offer more than the usual back-patting the actors give themselves once a year.
“Oh my gosh, you’re all real…this is all happening,” Anne Hathaway grinned from the stage as the smoke cleared. Her diamond-covered white gown was a perfect choice for the opening monologue, which was peppered with jokes about James Franco’s nomination and Hathaway’s lack of one (“it used to be, you get naked, you get nominated…not any more”).
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"It was kind of depressing because when I got there, they realized that I wasn’t really up to snuff in comparison with what some of the other kids were able to do. I remember one time they put four of us in a dance routine, but I was so off. I was on the end, so they just pushed the shot in closer on the other three guys to frame me out. I would just come in at the beginning of the show and then come back at the end, and occasionally I’d have a sketch here or there, but I didn’t end up working that much, which was disheartening."
-Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling on what it was like to be on the Mickey Mouse Club at the same time as Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. (Ryan can be seen singing with Justin and JC above.)
(Make sure to check out our other notable quotes.)
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Will it be Chris Isaak or Harry Connick Jr. on American Idol next season? Could it be Isaak and Connick? Or how about this: Isaak, Connick and Jessica Simpson?
These all could be very real scenarios as rumors about a total show makeover grow.
Prior to this week, Idol chatter had primarily been focused on Simon Cowell’s replacement. Then former executive producer Nigel Lythgoe came back into the picture. Then Ellen DeGeneres announced her departure.
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George Clooney, Wyclef Jean and Anderson Cooper will be accompanied by a number of big names during their upcoming telethon.
Hope for Haiti, a fundraiser organized for the devastated country, will air commercial-free this Friday night across a number of networks. ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT are among the channels involved.
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Could the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards be another year for firsts?
Around this same time last September, the execs of basic cable were thrilled to see one of their own finally win the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series (Mad Men). Meanwhile, producers of reality fare saw an award given to one of their hosts (Jeff Probst). So which other category could be covered during this round? Animation.
For the first time since 1961 (when The Flintstones were still on air), an animated program has been nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series. So will Family Guy finally go where The Simpsons has never gone before? Not if the six other contenders have anything to say about it!
So who won? Who lost? Which funnyman took home the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor since Jeremy Piven wasn’t even nominated? Read our West Coast play-by-play account of this evening’s telecast and find out!
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