James Franco began tonight’s Saturday Evening Dwell monologue bummed that the present brass would not do something fancy for a bunch’s fourth time on the rodeo, like give him a 5-Timers jacket, and even write a script. (Humblebrag famous, Jimmy James.)
So as an alternative, Franco took random viewers questions. However one lady’s considerate and probing query in regards to the actor’s profession trajectory was overshadowed by an awfully acquainted face poking round behind her.
If it is not longtime Franco good friend Seth Rogen – who simply “occurred” to win the ticket lottery for the very weekend his buddy was internet hosting. “Fortunately I am an enormous [musical guest]SZA fan so it labored out,” Rogen shared.
However the pals acquired to sniping shortly, utilizing an harmless viewers member because the conduit for questions on why Rogen has solely hosted SNL twice to Franco’s 4 stints – “There is a rule that just one stoner can host a season, and it is me” – and the relative high quality of their buddy comedies in comparison with Franco’s solo efforts.
“Why do not you inform James that they are referred to as ‘Stonys,’ which is a hilarious play on the phrase ‘Tonys,’ and that they’re as prestigious as an Oscar, plus whenever you win you get a bag of weed,” Rogen stated, in protection of the “prestigious” award-winning Pineapple Categorical.
Earlier than the bickering may get too far out of hand, who joined the fray however Jonah Hill – who appeared equally doubtful of Franco’s internet hosting skills.
“Oh… folks, they wanna see you?”
After which, out of nowhere, Steve Martin, the legend himself, appeared within the low-cost seats.
“I would like you to know I used to face on that very spot, proper the place you are standing,” a livid Martin stated. “And I gotta say, I resent it, just a bit bit.”
Poor James Franco. At the very least they are not throwing spoons at him.