While it will be the world's second richest man's inaugural emcee gig at the famed sketch show, Musk is not the first business entrepreneur to host, as New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner took the reins in 1990 and Donald Trump in 2015.
A mixed bag of reactions flooded social media after the reveal on SNL's Twitter account, as many found the choice to be an odd one.
"Why does Elon think he's funny? like who told him he was funny? he's the least funnniest person that i can think of," wrote one follower, as another concisely shared, "Why the f--- is Elon Musk hosting snl what has society come to."
Why does Elon think he´s funny? like who told him he was funny? he´s the least funnniest person that i can think of.
WRITER: OK, we open on Elon Musk downplaying the dangers of COVID, making bad predictions about how many it will infect, and then, this will be hilarious, falsely claiming kids are totally immune. Why aren't any of you laughing? This is so Musk.