Published Mar 23, 2018Over the years, Saturday Night Live has produced some truly great comedy (and, of course, some truly wretched comedy), but more interesting than the content of the actual show is the legend of what goes on behind-the-scenes. Since we can't get enough of that sweet Studio 8H drama, we're happy to report on the worst guest in SNL history according to two former cast members.
Former cast members Jay Pharoah and Bill Hader appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, where they answered call-in questions from various viewers. When they were asked who the worst guest ever was, they agreed that it was none other than Canadian pop prince Justin Bieber.
Read a transcript of their chat below, where you'll also find the video of their discussion.
Caller: "Who was the worst behaved musical guest or host during your time at 'SNL'?"
Bill Hader: "Everybody wants to know worsts!"
Jay Pharoah: "We both know."
Bill: "It was Bieber."
Andy Cohen: "You talked on [Howard] Stern about that."
Bill: "Yeah, Bieber was -- he just was in a bad place. Maybe he's in a better place, but back then it was rough."
Jay: "I saw Kanye [West] yank somebody, that was pretty hilarious."
Bill: "Everyone's usually on great behavior. Everyone's very excited and great behavior, most time it's 100 percent. Yeah, Bieber's the only one in my experience. I think it was just, he seemed exhausted or at the end of a rope."