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Ariana Grande Reminds The World That She Is Not A Starbucks Drink

Ariana Grande Reminds The World That She Is Not A Starbucks Drink featureAriana Grande was fooling around on Snapchat recently when she took the opportunity to remind everyone that she’s a person, not a special item at a famous coffee chain.

Ariana’s last name is the second largest cup size at Starbucks, and that means every comedian on Twitter loves plucking the low-hanging fruit of turning Ariana’s name into a coffee pun. Some fans even go so far as to prank Starbucks employees by trying to order an Ariana Grande.

Ariana Grande Reminds The World That She Is Not A Starbucks Drink ariana tweetBut Ariana has her own sense of humor about that gag. On Snapchat, Ariana shared a look at one of the cue cards from her “Saturday Night Live” hosting gig in the background. On it, there was a friendly reminder that she’s a singer and not a Starbucks drink.

Check out Ariana’s reminder below.

(Photo credit: Ariana Grande Instagram account)

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Drag Queens Defend Katy Perry In The Aftermath Of Migos Scandal On “Saturday Night Live”

Drag Queens Are Defending Katy Perry In The Aftermath Of Migos Scandal On Saturday Night Live featureKaty Perry found herself in the midst a controversy this weekend. Anonymous sources told World of Wonder, the empire behind RuPaul and her “Drag Race,” that Katy’s “Saturday Night Live” performances were marred by drama when rap trio Migos refused to perform with the drag queens Katy booked. Migos has been busted for some homophobic attitudes in the past.

That legacy reared its ugly head as one unnamed queen told World of Wonder that she was asked to leave the “SNL” set “because Migos doesn’t feel comfortable with having drag queens there.” The heat only intensified as reports claimed the queens were also barred from entering the show’s season-ending wrap party.

But Scarlett Johansson apparently helped the queens get in, debunking part of the scandal. Now, queens are using social media to hit back at the rumors that Migos had them bumped from the performance of “Bon Appétit.”

“It was incredible performing with Katy Perry,” Brita Filter told Spin. “There was numerous changes throughout the rehearsal process. They chose to have only people of color at the table. There was no drama with Migos.” Other queens doubled down on those claims.

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Katy Perry Closes Out “Saturday Night Live” With The Help Of Migos

Katy Perry ends SNLKaty Perry helped closed out the 42nd season of “Saturday Night Live” with two performances of “Bon Appétit” and “Swish Swish.” The singer was joined by collaborators Migos as well as Vivacious from season six “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

The singer’s “Bon Appétit” performance wasn’t as disturbing as its music video, but she featured herself as the main course just like in the visual.

Watch both performances below

(Photo credit: SNL Instagram account)

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Katy Perry Is Closing Out The 42nd Season of “SNL” With The Rock

Katy Perry performing on SNL-2Katy Perry will help Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson close out “Saturday Night Live'”s 42nd season as the musical guest. The sketch-comedy show announced the last three host and performance additions and the duo will be appearing on May 20.

The singer will most likely perform her newest single “Bon Appétit,” which arrives this Friday and feaured rap group Migos, as well as the under-performing song “Chained To The Rhythm.”

See the announcement and the rest of the “SNL” guests below.

(Photo credit: Katy Perry Instagram account)

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Harry Styles Brings New Music And Mick Jagger Swagger To “Saturday Night Live”

Harry Styles Performs New Music On Saturday Night LiveHarry Styles made his grand return as a solo artist to the “Saturday Night Live” set this weekend. The former One Direction member helped host Jimmy Fallon open the show with a short David Bowie tribute, which was a sign of things to come for the rest of the episode.

Harry went back in time to the ’70s  to impersonate Mick Jagger in a “Family Feud” sketch. “Solo? Why would anyone in a successful band go solo?,” he teased the crowd as Jagger. “That is insane.”

He later pulled inspiration from his “Dunkirk” experience to play a prisoner in a civil war soldier skit.

Harry, of course, used “Sign of the Times” as the song for his debut solo performance on Saturday night’s show. For his second performance of the night, Harry premiered “Ever Since New York” with chilling a cappella harmonies and repetitive lyrics. Fans were quick to assume the song’s title signaled a response to Taylor Swift’s “Welcome to New York,” but the vaguely introspective lyrics don’t provide enough evidence to support the claim.

Check out Harry’s performances and sketches below.

(Photo credit: Saturday Night Live Instagram account)

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Harry Styles Promises A Snapping Good Time During His Solo “SNL” Debut

Harry Styles SNL promoHarry Styles’ “Saturday Night Live” promo is out and it is definitely not like the others. As the first member of One Direction to perform on the late night show solo, the singer will be in good company as “SNL” alum Jimmy Fallon returns to host the first-ever coast-to-coast episode.

In the first promo video, the duo tries to be the center of attention as both step in front of each other while introducing themselves. In one video, the singer couldn’t contain his laughter while snapping his way towards the camera. This Saturday, Harry is expected to not only perform his single “Sign Of the Times” for the first time on television, but he will also debut a new song.

Watch Harry’s “SNL” promo below.

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