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Donald Glover Is Taking Over “Saturday Night Live” (For One Episode)


Donald Glover keeps adding more to his workload. The versatile entertainer has been booked as the host and musical guest for the May 5 episode of Saturday Night Live.

SNL revealed the news during its April 14 episode, which was hosted by comedian John Mulaney. The long-running series also shared the information on Twitter, displaying Glover and his alter ego Childish Gambino on a bulletin board.

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Glover’s upcoming booking will be his first time appearing on the iconic sketch show in any capacity. He’ll also be joining a rare group of celebrities to handle hosting and musical guest duties on the same episode of SNL. Drake, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez, Ray Charles and Britney Spears are among the other performers who’ve done both.

The Atlanta creator insists he’ll be retiring his Childish Gambino moniker soon, so this may be the first and last time for fans to see this incarnation of Glover on SNL.