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Kanye West wears MAGA hat as Adam Driver and Kenan Thompson jokes the rapper will do ‘something’

Kanye West is replacing Ariana Grande on Saturday Night Live after she cancelled her appearance for ’emotional reasons.’

And on Friday images of the rapper on set of the late-night show surfaced.

He wore a MAGA hat and a FREE HOOVER top as he posed next to SNL regular Kenan Thompson as well as Star Wars actor Adam Driver at Studio H8 in NYC.

He made it: Kanye West is replacing Ariana Grande on Saturday Night Live after she cancelled her appearance for ’emotional reasons.’ And on Friday images of the rapper on set of the late-night show surfaced

Three's a crowd: He wore a MAGA hat and a FREE HOOVER top as he posed next to SNL regular Kenan Thompson as well as Star Wars actor Adam Driver at Studio H8 in NYC

Three’s a crowd: He wore a MAGA hat and a FREE HOOVER top as he posed next to SNL regular Kenan Thompson as well as Star Wars actor Adam Driver at Studio H8 in NYC

In a brief clip Adam said he was hosting the season premiere of SNL this week.

And then he pointed to West saying he was the musical guest. Kenan piped up and said, ‘Oh he’s going to do something.’

West stayed mum as the actors speculated he was going to save it fore the show.

In another clip Kena points out that Adam was in Star Wars as Kylo Ren.

And when Kenan asks Mr Kim Kardashian what his name would be if he starred in Star Wars he says with a straight face, ‘Kanye West.’

According to TMZ, Kanye will bring some of his famous friends to join him on Saturday.  Lil Pump, Kid Cudi, Teyana Taylor and 070 Shake, all of whom have collaborated with the rapper in the past, will join him onstage. 

In a brief clip Adam said he was hosting the season premiere of SNL this week. And then he pointed to West saying he was the musical guest. Kenan piped up and said, 'Oh he's going to do something'

In a brief clip Adam said he was hosting the season premiere of SNL this week. And then he pointed to West saying he was the musical guest. Kenan piped up and said, ‘Oh he’s going to do something’

That's a Jedi mind trick: In another clip Kena points out that Adam was in Star Wars as Kylo Ren. And when Kenan asks Mr Kim Kardashian what his name would be if he starred in Star Wars he says with a straight face, 'Kanye West'

That’s a Jedi mind trick: In another clip Kena points out that Adam was in Star Wars as Kylo Ren. And when Kenan asks Mr Kim Kardashian what his name would be if he starred in Star Wars he says with a straight face, ‘Kanye West’

Ariana, 25 – whose ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, died of a suspected drug overdose earlier this month – has withdrawn from the premiere of Saturday Night Live’s new season.

And executive producer Lorne Michaels has confirmed that Kanye will now be the musical act for this season’s opening.

He told Cadence13’s ORIGINS podcast: ‘We had Ariana drop out for emotional reasons two days ago. And then Kanye stepped up, so he’ll be there.’

A MAGA man: West also wore a Donald Trump hat earlier this week

A MAGA man: West also wore a Donald Trump hat earlier this week

Ariana recently admitted on Twitter that she is ‘so f***ing tired’ and is desperately waiting for things to get better.

She wrote on the micro-blogging website: ‘can i pls have one okay day. just one. pls … i’m so f***ing tired pls … jus wake me up when i’m supposed to sing or whatever. peace (sic)’

Ariana’s fans immediately tweeted the singer, concerned for her, but she quickly replied to insist she was doing okay on the whole and thanked them for their support.

She needs rest: Ariana, 25 - whose ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, died of a suspected drug overdose earlier this month - has withdrawn from the premiere of Saturday Night Live's new season; seen in August in NYC

She needs rest: Ariana, 25 – whose ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, died of a suspected drug overdose earlier this month – has withdrawn from the premiere of Saturday Night Live’s new season; seen in August in NYC

She shared: ‘ty for loving me sm i do not deserve it … ur angels in my life. it’s just been a tough month. i’m trying to get my work done and get back to normal and it’s hard and i’m human and tired. sorry i let u in or worried u. i shouldn’t have tweeted. i kno better. (sic)’

Ariana has also been battling anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder after 23 died following a suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester last year.

She previously shared: ‘It’s hard to talk about because so many people have suffered such severe, tremendous loss. But, yeah, it’s a real thing.

‘I know those families and my fans, and everyone there experienced a tremendous amount of it as well.

‘Time is the biggest thing. I feel like I shouldn’t even be talking about my own experience – like I shouldn’t even say anything.’

 

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