Over the weekend, Adele made her Saturday Night Live hosting debut, which came almost 12 years to the day that she first appeared on the show as a musical guest. Source: NBC / Getty During her monologue, the singer explains why she’s appearing on the show as the host and not performing any music, and her answer to that ubiquitous question is pretty simple: her album’s not done yet. She also speaks on the elephant in the room, the fact that she’s lost a ton of weight. Since this is a comedy show, Adele jokes that she had to leave half of herself at home because of COVID-19 travel . . .
Despite what GOP Sen. David Perdue might claim, it isn’t difficult to pronounce Kamala Harris’s name. Amber Ruffin reminded everyone of that fact during a recent segment on her late-night show, when she wrapped up her monologue by going through other seemingly “difficult” names that white people seem to have no trouble saying: Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Emily Ratajkowski, and more. Ruffin calls the refusal to learn the Democratic VP nominee’s name what it really is: an act of racism. This deliberate ignorance is all too familiar for POC – especially Black people – and Ruffin notes that . . .