KIM Kardashian was joined by ex Kanye West, mom Kris Jenner and sister Khloe as she headed to the SNL studio ahead of her hosting debut.
Some have speculated the star’s estranged husband, Kanye, is helping her prep her monologue for the show, as The Sun revealed exclusively this week she is set to roast the rapper.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum, 40, has teased her highly-anticipated performance all week and appeared in a new promo released Friday and made quite the statement.
In the short clip shared on YouTube, Kim stands alongside SNL cast member Cecily Strong, 37, and this week’s musical guest, Halsey, 27.
Cecily asks: “So Kim, are you nervous about doing sketch comedy?”
“Why? I don’t have to write sketches, do I?” Kim responds, before Cecily reveals she doesn’t.
Kim then adds: “… And no one else will look as good as me, will they?” as Halsey and Cecily quickly respond, “Absolutely not!”
Kim then goes: “Then this is so easy!”
According to an insider close to Kim the Saturday Night Live writers are “impressed” with how much she is “willing to poke fun of herself.”
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Kim Kardashian had a big support group with her as she exited her NYC hotel to head to Studio 8H for her SNL debut.
The SKIMS founder was joined by husband Kanye West – who has been helping her with preparations despite their divorce still in the works.
She was also joined by sister Khloe Kardashian and mom Kris Jenner – who are reportedly making an on-camera appearance in tonight’s episode.
Kris’ longtime boyfriend, Corey Gamble, also joined the group to support Kim.
KHLOE AND THE CITY
Khloe Kardashian flew from her Calabasas neighborhood in LA to New York to support her older sister during her SNL debut.
On Saturday morning, the Good American founder shared some snaps from her NYC hotel room.
The Instagram Stories showed a bouquet of red roses over looking Central Park from her room terrace.
HALSEY SKIPS SNL?
The pop star teased that they may NOT show up to perform on Saturday Night Live just hours before their highly-anticipated performance.
Halsey tweeted: “Feeling very busy playing with my baby’s chubby legs and tater tot feet might skip SNL idk.”
The mom-of-one welcomed Ender Ridley Aydin with screenwriter boyfriend screenwriter Alev Aydin in July.
SNL appeared to be worried about Halsey’s tweet and promptly responded begging the singer to perform.
KIM & KANYE REUNITE
Ahead of Kim Kardashian’s Saturday Night Live hosting debut. she headed to the famous NBC studios with her ex Kanye West.
The estranged couple were seen leaving a hotel Saturday, as the Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum was seen in a large pink jacket and sunglasses.
Meanwhile, the rapper followed behind in a leather jacket over a dark hoodie, as well as a ball cap.
The former couple, who parted ways earlier this year, share four kids.
KIM’S SENSE OF HUMOR
While Kim Kardashian is set to make her Saturday Night Live hosting debut soon, she is said to have no problem with jokes at her expense.
An insider close to Kim, 40, exclusively told The Sun the SNL writers are “impressed” with how much she is “willing to poke fun of herself.”
The source added: “They weren’t sure how controlling she’d be when it came to the jokes about her personal life. But when it comes to her personally, she told them not to hold back.
“She has heard everything about herself already so she’s not sensitive to any of that…”
Kim will be joined by Halsey, who is the musical guest.
KIM’S ACTING DEBUT
Kim Kardashian’s upcoming appearance on Saturday Night Live will not be her first taste with acting, as she has had various roles in the past.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum made her acting debut in December 2009 on an episode of CSI: NY.
In the role, she played Debbie Fallon, the fiancée of a musician who’s been accused of murder.
In 2012, Kim would then show up an an episode of Drop Dead Diva.
KOURTNEY HANGS BACK IN LA
While her sister Kim Kardashian preps to make her Saturday Night Live hosting debut, it looks like Kourtney won’t be there in person.
The 42-year-old took to her Instagram Stories to share various clips of a deer in her Calabasas neighborhood.
In the clips, a family of deer hang around under a tree as Kourtney films from a distance during the beautiful, sunny day.
Kourtney’s mom, Kris Jenner, and her sister Khloe are already in NYC to watch Kim in her highly anticipated SNL appearance.
ONE ROCKING SATURDAY NIGHT
Khloe Kardashian continues to promote her older sister Kim’s upcoming Saturday Night Live hosting debut.
The 37-year-old took to her Instagram Stories to share a photo of a guitar case that read, “Saturday Night Live,” as the “S” was written as a musical note.
Khloe’s sister Kim has been showing fans how much she has been preparing for her big hosting debut.
The reality star is even said to have gotten help from iconic comedians, including Dave Chapelle.
Khloe Kardashian did not hold back her excitement for her sister Kim’s upcoming Saturday Night Live hosting debut.
The 37-year-old appeared in family friend Simon Huck’s latest Instagram photo, as she posed alongside the owner of Command Entertainment Group.
He captioned it: “Getting @khloekardashian to leave Calabasas for the weekend is kinda of a big deal.”
However, Khloe responded: “It’s a big weekend for me!”
Kim will be making her debut on the sketch comedy show alongside musical guest Halsey.
KHLOE POSES IN NYC
Ahead of her sister Kim’s Saturday Night Live hosting debut, Khloe arrived in the city that never sleeps to support her older sibling.
Simon Huck, a family friend and principal owner of the public relations firm Command Entertainment Group, took to Instagram to share a photo alongside the reality star.
In the snap, Khloe posed with her blonde hair while rocking a leather jacket, as she sat close to Simon.
He captioned: “Getting @khloekardashian to leave Calabasas for the weekend is kinda of a big deal.”
Kim will be making her hosting debut on the sketch comedy show alongside musical guest Halsey.
KRIS READY FOR SNL
Kim Kardashian is making her Saturday Night Live hosting debut and her family members are all about it.
Family friend Simon Huck and principal owner of the public relations firm Command Entertainment Group, took to his Instagram Stories to share a photo of Kris in NYC.
“The queen has arrived” he captioned a photo of the famous mom sipping on a cocktail while holding up quite the red leather purse.
Recently, Kris promoted her daughter Kim’s SNL debut and urged her fans to tune in.
KANYE BACK IN NYC
The hitmaker was seen arriving back in the Big Apple after spending some time in Los Angeles ahead of his ex Kim Kardashian’s SNL hosting debut.
The 44-year-old was seen lugging his own bags through the airport terminal while wearing a large green jacket over a dark hoodie and pants.
Kanye also rocked a cap, sunglasses, and a mask, all to conceal his identity.
All this comes as his baby mama Kim continues to work “20 hours a day” to prepare for her appearance on the sketch comedy show.
KIM’S DEBUT DRAWS NEARER
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum will be making her Saturday Night Live hosting debut soon.
Kim took to her Instagram Stories to share a short clip of herself on the famous stage saying, “Hi I’m Kim Kardashian-West and I’m honest Saturday Night Live tonight.”
The reality star is said to have gotten advice from various comics, including Ellen DeGeneres and Amy Schumer.
KANYE’S SNL HISTORY
Kanye West’s ex and baby mama Kim Kardashian will be making her Saturday Night Live hosting debut tonight.
However, the rapper has been on the popular sketch comedy show various times before.
Kanye made his own SNL debut as a musical guest on October 1, 2005 and then followed that up with an appearance on September 29, 2007.
The hitmaker’s most recent time on the program was on September 29, 2018.
KRIS SUPPORTS KIM
Kim Kardashian will soon be making her Saturday Night Live hosting debut alongside musical guest Halsey.
Kris took to Instagram to share a photo of her daughter Kim wearing a glittery ensemble and sunglasses.
She captioned it: “Tune in tonight at 11.30 EST to watch Kim on SNL!!!”
Kris and Kim’s sister Khloe will “make a surprise appearance” on the popular sketch comedy show for her debut, The Sun exclusively revealed.
HARD AT WORK
Kim Kardashian has been rehearsing about “20 hours a day” and really “wants to deliver” during her Saturday Night Live hosting debut.
Ahead of her SNL hosting gig on October 9th, Kim, 40, has put tons of hard work into her preparation, according to TMZ.
Production sources close to the variety show have told the site that call times for the SNL crew have reportedly been at five in the morning since Monday.
The rehearsals with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum allegedly ended much later, around three in the morning
KIM’S HULU SHOW
Kim Kardashian is having her Saturday Night Live rehearsals filmed for her new Hulu reality show, The Sun revealed.
A source exclusively told us that the 40-year-old had her mom, Kris Jenner, and sister Khloe with her to document her debut on the comedy sketch show.
The insider said: “Kim has her own camera crew there. They are filming for the family’s Hulu show.”
The source added that Kim was seriously punctual with rehearsals for the NBC variety show all week and wasn’t a “diva” at all.
“No entourage, and no drama. The cast is obsessed with her. They expected a diva and did not get that at all,” the insider revealed.
ALMOST SHOW TIME
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum showed off her personalized Saturday Night Live script just hours before the big show.
Kim took to her Instagram Stories on Friday night to share a large script, which was black with blue text that spelled out the iconic show’s name.
Her script was made even more official as the star’s full name- Kim Kardashian West- was written at the bottom of the large book.
In a following post, Kim shared a snap of Krispy Kreme donuts as she shared that the cast was “15 hours in and still going strong.”
Kim continues to be hard at work before her Saturday Night Live debut as fans have gotten to see all her prepping before the big show.
The reality star’s former assistant Steph Shep took to her Instagram Stories to share a short clip walking backstage at the sketch program alongside Kim.
“We are just three more hours tonight?” Kim said in the video, looking to Steph for confirmation.
Kim will be making her hosting debut alongside musical guest Halsey.
KIM REHEARSES WITH FORMER ASSISTANT
The reality star is getting plenty of help ahead of her Saturday Night live hosting debut – even from some former assistants.
Steph Shep took to her Instagram to share a photo sitting on a couch alongside Kim and reading scripts from the upcoming episode.
Kim’s former assistant wrote: “Live from New York, it’s almost Saturday night..”
‘THAT’S A WRAP!’
Kim took to her Instagram Stories ahead of her Saturday Night Live debut to reveal to fans she is done preparing for the big show.
She shared a black-and-white photo of herself and captioned it: “That’s wrap! 5:30am – 3:16am. I’m so impressed the SNL cast and crew do this weekly!
This will be Kim’s first time hosting the popular sketch comedy show.
POKING FUN AT HERSELF
According to an insider close to Kim, the SNL writers are “impressed” with how much she is “willing to poke fun of herself.”
“They weren’t sure how controlling she’d be when it came to the jokes about her personal life. But when it comes to her personally, she told them not to hold back.
“She has heard everything about herself already so she’s not sensitive to any of that,” the source said.
KIM GOES GLITTERY
The mom of four is all ready for her big Saturday Night Live debut as she filmed a sketch for the famous comedy show in a tiny glittery dress as part of her upcoming hosting gig.
The 40-year-old stunned in the thigh-grazing dress as she shot scenes for a grueling 22 hours straight until the early hours of the morning.
She captioned the clip: “You better tune in tomorrow if you wanna see what I’m filming right now.”
KIM INTRODUCED HERSELF AS KIM KARDASHIAN WEST
Earlier this week, she made headlines by introducing herself as “Kim Kardashian West” during an SNL teaser – despite her ongoing divorce from Kanye.
The video begins with Kim, who stands in between Halsey, 27, and SNL star Cecily Strong, stating: “Hi. I’m Kim Kardashian West and I’m hosting SNL this week with musical guest Halsey.”