At this level, Aubrey Plaza is an icon. She’s at all times doing attention-grabbing work in stuff that you simply gotta see, and she or he’s had an interesting profession as an actor to date.
You may already know that Aubrey’s making her Saturday Night Live internet hosting debut this weekend, with Sam Smith because the musical visitor — however you most likely did not know that she as soon as auditioned for the present itself.
Throughout a current look on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon, Aubrey revealed that she threw her hat within the ring to be a part of the storied present’s forged within the early 2000s.
Aubrey defined that she did not make it to the “well-known ultimate” audition with SNL boss Lorne Michaels, however she gave the “preliminary first-round showcase” a shot with two unique characters she delivered to the audition.
“I keep in mind one character I did was, like, a Puerto Rican information reporter that was at all times making an attempt to make the entire information tales horny,” she recalled, “even when they have been horrific information tales. I used to be simply making an attempt to, like, intercourse up the information or one thing.”
The opposite character, in keeping with Aubrey, was “a pill-popping housewife that had a present referred to as ‘Celebri-Tails,’ the place I might simply title celebrities and title what sort of tail they’d have if that they had a tail.”
“Like, I might say, ‘Lindsay Lohan would have a bushy squirrel’s tail.’ Or, like, ‘Invoice Clinton would have a polar bear’s nub.’”
Considerably unsurprisingly, Aubrey did not transfer ahead within the audition course of — however she did find yourself working as an intern in SNL‘s design division from 2004 to 2005.
However Aubrey stated that she largely spent her intern days “stalking” and “lurking within the shadows.” “They cherished me as a result of I didn’t care about set design in any respect, and so they needed an intern that had no real interest in studying what they did,” she stated.
“I used to be simply, like, creepy,” she joked. “Like, I used to be a creepy stalker. Now I’m gonna host it, so my grasp plan labored!”
It certain did — and we’ll see what she will get as much as on SNL this weekend. If it is something like her audition, it will be unpredictable for certain.