‘Saturday Night Live’ Lets J.J. Watt Follow the Tradition of Enthusiastic But Awkward Athletic Hosts
Posted on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 by Ethan Anderton
It’s Super Bowl weekend, so Saturday Night Live decided to have one of the NFL’s star players host the show. J.J. Watt is a defensive end for the Houston Texans, so it should come as no surprise that performing isn’t exactly his forté. But even so, the athlete hosted SNL with the same enthusiasm and energy that the likes of Peyton Manning, Michael Phelps and Charles Barkley have brought to Studio 8H. But it also came with the same awkwardness that comes from a lack of experience in acting, resulting in a rather mediocre episode of SNL.
So let’s run through the best and worst sketches of the J.J. Watt hosted Saturday Night Live below. Read More »