Morgan Wallen Invited Back to 'Saturday Night Live'

Morgan Wallen
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Morgan Wallen attends the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry on September 13, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Morgan Wallen is getting another chance to take the Saturday Night Live stage.

The popular sketch comedy series announced its next round of performers and hosts on Wednesday (Nov. 25), and the country star is set to appear on the Dec. 5 episode as the musical guest alongside host Jason Bateman.

Bruce Springsteen will perform and Timothée Chalamet will host on Dec. 12, and Dua Lipa will take on musical guest alongside host Kristen Wiig on Dec. 19.

"Let’s try this again," Wallen tweeted in response.

Back in October, just 72 hours before he was supposed to perform on SNL, Wallen was pulled from the show after videos surfaced of him partying with fans without wearing a mask or practicing social distancing while attending the University of Alabama football game on Oct. 3.

"I got a call from the show letting me know that I will no longer be able to play and that's because of COVID protocols, which I understand," the country singer said in an emotional video following the announcement. While he didn't test positive for the novel coronavirus, "my actions this past weekend were pretty short-sighted and they have obviously affected my long-term goals and my dreams."


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