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Bad Bunny attends the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Watsco Center on October 05, 2023 in Coral Gables, Florida.

Bad Bunny took on Saturday Night Live this weekend with double duty as both host and musical guest. The Puerto Rican global superstar kicked off his October 21 monologue by poking fun at the skeptics who doubted his ability to speak English for the comedy sketch show. He told the crowd, “People are wondering if I can’t host this show because English is not my first language. I don’t know if they know, but I do whatever I want.” Bunny, whose name is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, was met with a screaming crowd when he looked over after stating that.

“So…I can host this show in English,” Benito continued, listing other things he can do in English. “I can order McDonald’s in English. I can have sex in English. Yeah… but I prefer sex in Spanish because it’s just better.” Bad Bunny then switched to Spanish, and at one point, subtitles appear on the screen that read: “SPEAKING NON-ENGLISH.” Once the “Tití Me Preguntó” rapper notices, he asks for the show to make it right. The subtitle is then revised to read: “SPEAKING A SEXIER LANGUAGE.” The moment was a call-back to when Bunny performed at the Grammys and CBS did not have closed captions translating what the artist was singing in Spanish.

Bad Bunny then recruited a friend to help him out close out his monologue to translate — none other than Pedro Pascal. The Last of Us Star hosted SNL earlier this year. After a long-winded, fast-talking story, Pascal jokes that Bunny just said: “I’m blessed to be here with my favorite actor, Pedro Pascal!” Benito then asked for some advice for monologing, so Pascal suggested, “I find it’s always charming to do a self-deprecating joke,” Pascal advised the artist. “It’s like a joke you make about part of your body or your face that’s unflattering.” Bad Bunny laughed at the thought and said, “I don’t have any.” Pascal then advised that “audiences love it when you show an embarrassing photo of yourself.” The host then showed a photo of himself where he was completely nude besides a towel precariously draped around his waist.

Keep scrolling to see all the Bad Bunny moments from SNL.

  • Telenovela

    Looking so ridiculous with a long, low ponytail and thick mustache, Bunny plays a character named Francisco in this skit. He slaps the s— out of Marcello Hernández in a dramatic scene that takes an unexpected turn when Mick Jagger makes a special cameo as Papá.

  • Rap Battle

    Spoofing Eminem’s 8 Mile, El Fuego (Bad Bunny) faces off against Walter White Boy (Mikey Day) in Detroit. When Walter spits some really sad and bizarre lines, the rap battles turns more into rap therapy, with Bunny just being a really good guy.

  • Protective Mom 2

    Bunny dressing up as a woman is hilarious, as he waddles into the kitchen. He plays the aunt, while Pedro Pascal makes a cameo as the mother. The two of them together are the sassiest snootiest women and we love to see it.

  • Convent Meeting

    Bad Bunny transforms himself once again into a “Bad Nunny” in this convent skit. The nuns try to figure out which one among them is posing as a nun in order to have sex with the other nuns, but the sisters are all in on it. With another cameo from Mick Jagger, he takes all the blame in Sister Act 3: Kevin Gone Wild!

  • Enrique's Daughter

    As a nerdy, highlighted and coiffed accountant of Burt’s Bees, Bad Bunny keeps interrupting their very serious meeting to talk about his daughter’s life. He adorably never gets the hint that he should focus on the topic on hand.

  • UN PREVIEW

    It seems like Bad Bunny brought all the stars with him, as Lady Gaga introduces him before performing his new song off Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana. The artist sounded fantastic, with an all-white studio background, paparazzi camera flashes, and a coin-operated horse galloping to the beat.

  • Please Don't Destroy - Bad Bunny Is Shrek

    In full-on Shrek makeup, Bad Bunny approaches writers to come up with a Shrek sketch, or even a movie! However, he plays coy and even says he doesn’t even like Shrek. What’s more, he has a script he wrote that is property of A24!

  • MONACO

    With an introduction by Pedro Pascal and a beautiful string opening, Bunny performs in front of a dinner party with men in burglar masks with bottles of champagne all over the table. He performs the third song off his new album, where the song’s lyrics translate to “drinking a lot of champagne, we’re never thirsty.”

  • The Age of Discovery

    As the king, Bunny demands his subject to go to China by any means necessary in this completely Spanish skit. Wanting the country’s silks and spices, his character wants nothing to do with the pitch they’ve made for discovering a “New World” with strange beasts — like a turkey!

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