The “Saturday Night Live” cast will not be forced to appear with controversial billionaire Elon Musk when he hosts Page Six.
“If speaking in the past, if an actor is unhappy, then you don’t have to,” a source told us.[‘SNL’ boss Lorne Michaels] Won’t make them do the things they don’t want to do. “
The 49-year-old Tesla founder was slated to take control of the NBC Institute on May 8, but some cast members made it clear that they were less enthusiastic to have him onstage at Studio 8H.
After Musk tweeted, “Let’s see what Saturday Night Live is really like,” actor Bowen Yang wrote, “What does this mean f ̵1; k?”
Meanwhile, writer Andrew Dismukes posted on Instagram, “The only CEO I want to do sketches with is Cher-E Oteri” on a photo of Cheri Oteri alum “SNL”.
Longtime cast member Aidy Bryant shared a message many thought was digging at Musk, with “Shrill”, 33, posted a tweet by Sen. Bernie Sanders at Call this “moral obscenity,” the “50 wealthiest people in America today own more than half of our wealth.”
For “Weekend Update” host Michael Che, 37, told Jimmy Fallon this week that he hopes the billionaire will keep the “SNL” tradition of hosting “a few million dollars” to each cast member. people
Miley Cyrus was also destroyed by registrations to star in Musk’s episode after some fans claimed online that he was “destroying the world” and dislike women.
Musk will be attending a performance for rehearsal at 30 Rock on Tuesday.
No members have been removed from the list yet, we are notified. The source added, “Whether you like him or not, Elon is a very interesting character. … He is a great actor. “
Musk has had a number of controversies over the years.
In an interview in September, he further assessed the coronavirus risk that he would not receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
A representative of “SNL” did not contact us.