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Lizzo Is Eddie Murphy's Biggest Fan in New 'Saturday Night Live' Promo

Lizzo, Eddie Murphy and Kenan Thompson during Promos for Saturday Night Live in Studio 8H on Dec. 19, 2019.
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Lizzo, Eddie Murphy and Kenan Thompson during promos for Saturday Night Live in Studio 8H on Dec. 19, 2019.

Christmas is coming a few days early this weekend (Dec. 21), when Eddie Murphy hosts Saturday Night Live with musical guest Lizzo

In a hilarious new promo for the episode, the duo stands alongside SNL favorite Kenan Thompson, who thanks Santa Claus for this superstar pairing. 

Another bit in the promo shows Lizzo's love for the comedian, referencing his Coming to America band Sexual Chocolate and famous "Hercules" line from The Nutty Professor while twerking.

SNL this week marks Murphy's first time hosting in 35 years. Catch it Saturday (Dec. 21) at 11:30 p.m. on NBC. Watch the promo below.


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