Rewind to Kristen Stewart's SNL triumph: The night she shook live tv

    Flashback to Kristen Stewart's daring SNL debut where she dropped the F-bomb and starred in a groundbreaking Totino's skit, leaving a lasting impact on live television.

    Kristen Stewart (Source: Vanity Fair)

    Kristen Stewart (Source: Vanity Fair)

    In a bold move that still resonates in the annals of live television, Kristen Stewart, known for her role in Personal Shopper, made a memorable impact in her inaugural hosting gig on "Saturday Night Live." It was an evening filled with firsts: from Stewart's unexpected F-bomb to a trailblazing Totino's commercial skit, this night in 2017 remains a significant marker in SNL history.

    Kristen Stewart and Dylan Meyer (Source: People)

    "OK, so we've got a great show," Stewart proclaimed on the SNL stage, "and I totally care that I'm here 'cause it's the coolest (expletive) thing ever." This candid slip of the tongue immediately etched Stewart's name into SNL's edgy legacy. Despite concerns, she wasn't chastised by SNL's head, Lorne Michaels, or the cast. Reflecting on the incident, Stewart remarked, "I felt so bad about it... I just came offstage apologizing profusely." Yet, her genuine response only endeared her more to fans and the SNL crew alike.

    Kristen Stewart (Source: IMDB)

    This night was not just about the slip-up but also about breaking boundaries. In a taped segment, Stewart played the lesbian lover in a Totino's pizza rolls commercial, a skit that cleverly commented on gender roles. "There's no better time than right now to do a skit about a completely unimportant woman in the environment of a completely male-dominated testosterone show," Stewart noted, highlighting the skit's cultural significance.

    Years later, this episode of SNL stands as a testament to Kristen Stewart's versatility and fearlessness as a performer. Her willingness to push the envelope, coupled with a natural comedic flair, made that night unforgettable. From her self-assured opening monologue, addressing then-President Trump's tweets about her personal life, to her iconic roles in the show's skits, Stewart left an indelible mark on SNL and live TV history.

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    As we look back, it's clear that Kristen Stewart's SNL appearance wasn't just another celebrity hosting gig. It was a moment that challenged norms, showcased authentic expression, and reflected a turning point in how celebrities interact with their audience and their art. It remains a vivid reminder of the power of live television to capture unscripted, genuine moments that resonate long after the cameras stop rolling.

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