'Pure gold’: Social media reacts to JJ Watt’s performance as ‘SNL’ host
Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt is no stranger to movies and television, appearing as a soccer coach in the 2016 comedy “Bad Moms," and a football player in Ang Lee’s 2016 film “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk."
This weekend, Watt hosted “Saturday Night Live” and the internet has a lot to say about the sports star’s performance.
Here’s a roundup of some of the greatest reactions to Watt’s SNL performance:
Some who tuned into SNL last night couldn’t withstand the charms of the good-natured sports star:
Others may have thrown some shade at Houston but couldn’t scrounge up a scrap of criticism when it came to Watt’s performance:
Some Twitter user enjoyed Watt’s appearance right from the start:
this JJ Watt monologue felt so natural, i wouldn’t mind seeing him in more things lol https://t.co/h44yGfO0sW— 𝐌𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐚 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐃𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐲𝐥 (@DarrylSchroeder) February 2, 2020
Some others may never get the image of Watt as Kristoff from “Frozen” out of their heads:
Most of all, viewers flocked to Twitter to praise Watt for his tribute to Kobe:
JJ Watt just absolutely killed it on SNL. Ended in a Kobe jersey. Genius. pic.twitter.com/1U2Rfhyu01— Vanessa Richardson (@SportsVanessa) February 2, 2020
One Twitter user shared some good advice. Not a bad idea:
What did you think of Watt’s performance as SNL host?
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