Adele to make rare public appearance hosting 'SNL' for the first time: 'Absolutely terrified!'
Adele is returning to the world of "Saturday Night Live," but, no, the 15-time Grammy Award winner isn't the musical guest.
"SNL" announced Sunday that the notoriously private singer, 32, would host its Oct. 24 episode, joined by musical guest H.E.R. Though Adele supposedly isn't singing, this seems to be her first performance – musical or otherwise – and first major appearance in the world of entertainment since 2017, when she performed at the Grammy Awards before a summer world tour.
"Bloooooody hellllll I’m so excited about this!!" Adele wrote on Instagram. "And also absolutely terrified! My first ever hosting gig and for SNL of all things!!!! I’ve always wanted to do it as a stand alone moment, so that I could roll up my sleeves and fully throw myself into it, but the time has never been right. But if there was ever a time for any of us to jump head first into the deep end with our eyes closed and hope for the best it’s 2020 right?"
The singer noted that the episode's date almost exactly hits the 12-year anniversary of her first "SNL" appearance (also during an election year), which she credited with helping to "break my career in America."
"It feels full circle and I just couldn’t possibly say no!" she added. "I am besides myself that H.E.R will be the musical guest!! I love her SO much I can’t wait to melt into a flaming hot mess when she ...
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