‘Abbott Elementary’ star Quinta Brunson to make ‘Saturday Night Live’ hosting debut


NBC’s Saturday Night Live announced on Twitter that ‘Abbott Elementary’ star Quinta Brunson will host the April 1st edition of the show, marking her SNL hosting debut. Lil Yachty will be that episode’s musical guest, in his own SNL debut.

The 33-year-old Brunson is the creator and star of the hit ABC sitcom Abbott Elementary, Before Abbott, Brunson starred in the first season of HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show. Her other TV credits include roles in Miracle Workers, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, Party Down, and History of the World: Part II. She also had voice roles in Magical Girl Friendship Squad, Lazor Wulf, Big Mouth, and Harley Quinn.

Brunson’s Abbott Elementary has won an Emmy, a Golden Globe, an NAACP Image Award, a Film Independent Spirit Award, a Television Critics Association Award, three Black Reel Awards, and a SAG Award.

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