Jason Momoa talks Iowa roots as SNL host

“Saturday Night Live” got a dose of Norwalk, Iowa on its Nov. 18 episode. Norwalk High School alum Jason Momoa was invited back to host the NBC sketch show for a second time.

“Ladies and Gentlemen, Jason Momoa,” the announcer said as he walked on set to cheers.

Momoa first hosted the program nearly five years ago while promoting the first “Aquaman” film in December 2018. The sequel, “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,” will be released on Dec. 22.

Jason Momoa as Dante Reyes in "Fast X."

More:Want to spend a day in Iowa like Jason Momoa? Here’s where to go, what to do

The year’s hosting gig came one month after he came home to Iowa in a highly publicized visit.

Jason Momoa shouts out mom Coni, talks Iowa in ‘SNL’ monologue

Momoa began his “SNL” monologue by shouting out his home state and mom Coni.

“My mom is here. If you see her, be careful. She’s still recovering from giving birth to me,” the dad of two joked.

Jason Momoa while hosting "SNL" in 2018.

Momoa noted that he had always wanted to be a marine biologist. He is one of Hollywood’s most notable advocates for the environment and ending single-use plastic products.

“The problem was even though I was born in Hawaii, I grew up in Iowa and not really, ya know, not really known for their oceans,” Momoa said.

Source link

Leave a Comment