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Kanye West spotted leaving New York City ahead of estranged wife Kim Kardashian’s SNL hosting gig

His estranged wife Kim Kardashian is set to host Saturday Night Live in one day.

And on Friday, Kanye West was spotted walking through JFK Airport in Queens, New York City ahead of a flight out of the Big Apple.

The 44-year-old billionaire, who appeared to be completely solo for the travel day, cut a low-key figure in a face mask, hoodie pulled up and a baseball cap, wearing headphones over his ears.

Low key: His estranged wife Kim Kardashian is set to host Saturday Night Live in one day. And on Friday, Kanye West was spotted walking through JFK Airport in Queens, New York City ahead of a flight out of the Big Apple

His departure one day before Kim’s SNL debut comes after word that he was ‘quietly advising’ her ahead of SNL appearance this weekend, giving her notes on her ‘performance, her opening monologue, even her costumes for the show.’

Fox News previously reported that while Kim is ‘nervous’ about her live-TV appearance, she’s had some much-needed support from estranged husband Kanye.

‘Kanye is quietly advising her on her performance, her opening monologue, even her costumes for the show,’ sources told the publication.

Despite her nerves, Kim is focusing on doing the best job she can.

Travel: The 44-year-old billionaire, who appeared to be completely solo for the travel day, cut a low-key figure in a face mask, hoodie pulled up and a baseball cap, wearing headphones over his ears

Travel: The 44-year-old billionaire, who appeared to be completely solo for the travel day, cut a low-key figure in a face mask, hoodie pulled up and a baseball cap, wearing headphones over his ears

Debut: The first teaser was released on Thursday for SNL with Kim showcasing her acting chops alongside Cecily Strong and Halsey

Debut: The first teaser was released on Thursday for SNL with Kim showcasing her acting chops alongside Cecily Strong and Halsey

‘Its a big challenge but she is determined to be a success,’ a source added.

Kanye has never hosted the long-running series, but he has been a frequent musical guest with seven past appearances.

Insiders told TMZ that Kim is using ‘West’ because she feels ‘it’s important for her to keep the same last name as her four children.’

On the move:His departure one day before Kim's SNL debut comes after word that he was 'quietly advising' her ahead of SNL appearance this weekend, giving her notes on her 'performance, her opening monologue, even her costumes for the show'

On the move:His departure one day before Kim’s SNL debut comes after word that he was ‘quietly advising’ her ahead of SNL appearance this weekend, giving her notes on her ‘performance, her opening monologue, even her costumes for the show’

Kanye has been integral in Kim’s styling through the years, and it was previously reported the pair would continue to work together on creative projects despite ending their marriage.

The duo have a ‘working relationship’ but are showing few signs they’ll get back together.

Kanye and Kim are parents to four children, North, eight, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, two. 

The first teaser was released on Thursday for SNL with Kim showcasing her acting chops alongside Cecily Strong and Halsey.

Kim could be seen brutally shutting down suggestions from Cecily Strong and Halsey that they could form a girl group, before sharing her bewilderment about whether she has to write her own sketches.

Debut: The first teaser was released on Thursday for SNL with Kim showcasing her acting chops alongside Cecily Strong and Halsey

Debut: The first teaser was released on Thursday for SNL with Kim showcasing her acting chops alongside Cecily Strong and Halsey

In the playful preview, Kim continued a recent trend toward all-black outfits with a black velvet bodysuit that hugged her curves and featured a high collar. 

‘Oh my gosh, this crazy thought just occurred to me in this exact moment right now,’ Cecily jumped in once Kim introduced Halsey. ‘Should we start our own girl group?’  

‘Oh, you could hear me,’ Cecily replied. ‘I wasn’t sure because security had me in a headlock.’ 

Hilarious: Kim could be seen brutally shutting down suggestions from Cecily Strong and Halsey that they could form a girl group, before sharing her bewilderment about whether she has to write her own sketches

Hilarious: Kim could be seen brutally shutting down suggestions from Cecily Strong and Halsey that they could form a girl group, before sharing her bewilderment about whether she has to write her own sketches

A second clip also showed Kim being asked by Cecily if she is ‘nervous about doing sketch comedy.’

‘Why? I don’t have to write sketches, do I?’ she replied, to a ‘no’ from the comedian.

Halsey added that she also didn’t need to memorize lines, as they would all be written on cue cards.

Ever concerned about her appearance, Kim asked Cecily: ”Everyone else won’t look as good as me, will they?’ with Cecily replying: ‘No, absolutely not.’

‘This is so easy!’ Kim replied on a bubbly note.

Too funny: A second clip also showed Kim being asked by Cecily if she is 'nervous about doing sketch comedy'

Too funny: A second clip also showed Kim being asked by Cecily if she is ‘nervous about doing sketch comedy’

Sneak peek: Kim shared a snap of the box she received ahead of her debut

Sneak peek: Kim shared a snap of the box she received ahead of her debut

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