Though the Mother Monster has never hosted the show, she is no stranger to it.
Gaga served as the musical guest in 2009 and 2011 and appeared in sketches alongside respective hosts Justin Timberlake and Ryan Reynolds. During Gaga’s 2011 appearance, she acted along with Timberlake and Andy Samberg in a hilarious short featuring a follow-up song (“3-Way (The Golden Rule)”) to their now infamous “D–k in a Box” skit.
The SNL hosting debut will be part of her promotion for her highly anticipated new album Artpop, which will be released on Nov. 11. Saturday Night Live returns for its 39th season on Saturday, Sept. 28 on NBC.
I am so marking my calendar!