“Talking traditionally, if a forged member has been that sad, they don’t need to do it,” a supply informed us. “[‘SNL’ boss Lorne Michaels] received’t ever make them do something they don’t need to do.”
The Tesla founder, 49, is ready to helm the NBC establishment on Could eight — however some forged members have made it clear that they’re lower than enthused by the prospect of getting him on stage at Studio 8H.
After Musk tweeted, “Let’s discover out simply how stay Saturday Night time Dwell actually is,” forged member Bowen Yang wrote: “What the f–okay does this even imply?”
In the meantime, author Andrew Dismukes posted on Instagram: “Solely CEO I need to do a sketch with is Cher-E Oteri,” over a photograph of “SNL” alum Cheri Oteri.
Longtime forged member Aidy Bryant shared a message that many perceived to be a dig at Musk too. The “Shrill” star, 33, reposted a tweet by Sen. Bernie Sanders that referred to as it a “ethical obscenity” that “the 50 wealthiest individuals in America in the present day personal extra wealth than the underside half of our individuals.”
As for Michael Che, the “Weekend Replace” host, 37, joked to Jimmy Fallon this week that he hopes the billionaire will uphold the “SNL” custom of hosts giving “a pair million ” to every forged member.
Miley Cyrus has additionally been blasted for signing as much as carry out on Musk’s episode after some followers claimed on-line that he’s “destroying the planet” and doesn’t like ladies.
Musk will be part of the forged for rehearsals at 30 Rock starting on Tuesday.
No forged members have pulled out of the present but, we’re informed. The supply added: “Whether or not you want him or not, Elon is a really fascinating character. … He’s very a lot a showman.”
Musk has courted controversy a number of instances through the years.
In an interview final September, he downplayed the dangers of the coronavirus, including he received’t get the COVID-19 vaccine.
An “SNL” rep didn’t get again to us.