'SNL': Natalie Portman One-Ups Her 2006 Viral Rap in Second Hosting Gig

Natalie Portman brought back 'Natalie Raps' segment during second time hosting 'Saturday Night Live'

Let's run through the best and worst sketches from the Natalie Portman hosted Saturday Night Live.

Other Portman highlights from this week's show include her opening monologue, which played off of NBC's upcoming Winter Olympics coverage.

It's been almost 12 years since Natalie Portman rapped on SNL, satirizing her own good girl persona and assaulting Chris Parnell in the process. Topping that moment was never going to happen, but in her second hosting stint, they came pretty close to matching the greatness of that original sketch, especially with their reference to the Star Wars prequels and another flawless ending.

"So Natalie, the last time you were here I heard things got a little out of control", the interviewer Beck Bennett asked Portman, referencing one of the U.S. comedy show's most popular sketches of all time.




"Better than what?" Portman snaps. When introducing Dua Lipa later in the episode, Portman wore a Judge Aquilina shirt.

Other scenes included Portman dressing up as Jackie Kennedy in a sketch about First Ladies who claimed they were cheated on, and one where Portman plays a Nickelodeon show presenter who has lost her voice. Bennett asked Portman, who then got up and stuck one of the pins on his forehead. Seeing as Portman could totally pass as Brown's big sister and also nails that look of intense concentration while moving stuff with her mind, this was a ideal choice.

In addition to Samberg's cameo in the digital short, Alec Baldwin appeared as President Donald Trump in the cold open and Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey reunited for a Super Bowl-inspired sketch.

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