Kim Kardashian received the highest ratings of all guest hosts on the 47th and final season of Saturday Night Live.
The 41-year-old reality star made her hosting debut last October and struck up a romance with cast member Pete Davidson, who is now leaving the show.
After Kim, Jason Sudeikis and Kieran Culkin were the next highest-rated hosts this season, according to a report in the cover†
Monologue: Kim Kardashian received the highest ratings of all guest hosts on Saturday Night Live’s 47th and final season
The 47th season turned out to be the last for four of the most talked-about cast members: Pete, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney.
Jason, who rose to fame as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, returned to host the program in October, just two weeks after Kim’s episode.
Meanwhile, Kieran, one of the stars of the HBO drama Succession, fronted the show a few weeks after Jason in early November.
Kim went crazy with nerves leading up to her hosting debut, as seen in her family’s new Hulu reality series The Kardashians.
Heartbreakers: After Kim, Jason Sudeikis (left) and Kieran Culkin (right) were the next highest-rated hosts this season, according to a report in The Wrap
Back at it: Jason, who rose to fame as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, returned to host the program in October, just two weeks after Kim’s episode
Apparently, she ran into Pete in New York and told him how ‘scared’ she was, prompting him to reassure her, ‘Can you read cue cards? You are good!’
It emerged on The Kardashians that Kim was also in doubt about bringing in her estranged husband Kanye West to act as her musical guest.
Kanye, who at the time repeatedly pleaded publicly to Kim to mend the marriage, lent her some help prior to her Saturday Night Live performance.
He even met Dave Chappelle to “discuss jokes and really help,” Kim told The Kardashians.
On set: Kim went nuts with nerves leading up to her hosting debut, as seen in her family’s new Hulu reality show The Kardashians
Before the shoot, Kim panicked and had Saturday Night Live staff scrap certain rules about her advancing divorce from Kanye.
A joke — which she later read aloud on The Kardashians — caused Kanye, played by Chris Redd, to ask Kim to become his divorce attorney.
Kim studied to follow in her father’s footsteps in law, and towards the end of last year, she finally passed the ‘baby bar’ practice exam on her fourth attempt.
When she hit the Saturday Night Live stage, she impressed the audience with a series of self-conscious jokes about herself and her world-famous family.
Icons: Her estranged husband Kanye West (left) helped by meeting Dave Chappelle (right) to “discuss jokes and really, nice, help,” Kim said
Regarding her infamous sex tape with Ray-J, Kim joked that she was like, ‘Do you want me to host? Why? I haven’t had a movie premiere in a long time.’
She even joked about OJ Simpson, whose legal “dream team” her father Robert Kardashian had infamously been a member of.
Kim burst out at the fact that she met her “first black person” through her father, adding, “Would you like to grope in the dark as to who it was?”
During the monologue, she praised Kanye, who she called “the greatest rapper of all time.” Not only that, he is the richest black man in America. A talented, legitimate genius who gave me four incredible children.”
A Whole New World: Kim made her hosting debut last October and struck up a romance with Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson
Then came the punch line aimed at him: “So when I divorced him, you should know it came down to one thing: his personality.”
Kim has since revealed on an episode of The Kardashians Hat that Kanye was furious with her for calling him a “rapper” and using the word “divorced” — and that he left the Saturday Night Live studio as a result. stormed.
Several of her sketches also caught the eye, including the Aladdin theme where she shared a kiss with Pete, foreshadowing their current romance.
She also laughed at her oldest sister Kourtney Kardashian’s infamous public displays of affection for Travis Barker, whom she has since been married to.
Nosing Around: She also laughed at her oldest sister Kourtney Kardashian’s infamous public displays of affection for Travis Barker, whom she has since married
Kim recently revealed on The Kardashians that she was out for sex when she initially took a step on Pete, who at age 28 is 13 years her junior.
“I didn’t even think, ‘Oh my god, I’m getting into a relationship with him,'” she muttered. ‘I was really just DTF [down to f***]†
“When I turned 40, everyone said this is the best sex of your life. And so far…” she said to her sisters with a wink and a chuckle.
His big finale: Pete is one of the cast members who left the show at the end of the new season and can be seen in the last episode last month
Apparently, she chased Pete after hearing the rumors of his “big d*** energy,” a phrase that got off the ground in 2018 because of Pete’s then-fiance Ariana Grande.
During their brief engagement, Ariana hinted at one of the possible reasons for his appeal when a Twitter fan asked ‘how tall is Pete’ and she replied, ‘Like 10 inches? † oh f***.… I mean… like a lil over a minute.’
The sly comment immediately went viral and sparked a storm of online chatter about “big d*** energy” and which men were displaying it.
Uncanny resemblance: Kim appeared in multiple skits with Pete, who at one point played his friend and Good Mourning co-star Machine Gun Kelly
After their breakup, Pete joked in his stand-up act that Ariana was exaggerating because she’s so small that “everything is huge for her.” People reported.
‘Why would she tell everyone I have a huge penis? So that every girl who sees my dick will be disappointed for the rest of my life,” he joked.
After Pete’s relationship with Kim became public, Kanye began to have an increasingly lively feud with the comedian, whom he calls “Skete.”
‘I was basically just DTF’: Kim recently revealed on The Kardashians that she was out for sex when she initially stepped on Pete, who at 28 is 13 years her junior