Jenna Ortega absolutely crushed her debut as host on Saturday Night Live, showcasing her comedic chops and reminding fans that she’s much more than just the “dark and twisted” characters she’s played on screen. The 20-year-old actress delivered a hilarious opening monologue that had the audience in stitches, riffing on everything from her early days in acting to her love of horror movies.
But what really stood out was Ortega’s confidence and poise on stage. Despite being a relative newcomer to the industry, she commanded the audience’s attention and showed that she was more than capable of holding her own among SNL’s seasoned comedians. She even took a playful jab at “happy, extroverted people who are always trying to perform,” proving that she’s not afraid to take risks and challenge herself as a performer.
And let’s not forget about the moment when Ortega pointed out SNL alum Fred Armisen in the audience, revealing that he was one of the reasons she started watching the show. It was a heartwarming reminder that even the biggest stars in Hollywood can still be fans at heart.
All in all, Jenna Ortega’s SNL debut was a proud moment for both the actress and her fans. She showed that she’s a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry and left us all wanting more.