12.03.2023 / 08:41
'Saturday Night Live': Jenna Ortega Gets Help From 'Wednesday' Co-Star (and 'SNL' Alum) Fred Armisen
Jenna Ortega made her debut over the weekend, and got some help during her monologue from her co-star — and former castmember — Fred Armisen.Ortega hit the Studio 8H stage in a stylish, dark, semi-sheer ensemble, complete with red lapel flower, and opened up about her reputation for being «dark and twisted» for her choice in acting projects, such as, and .«I'm not like that at all,» Ortega explained. «I think there's just something about my face that when people see it, they're like, 'Let's throw blood on that.'»After showing a clip from an adorable toothpaste commercial she was in when she was seven, Ortega explained, «I love horror movies, but honestly, I don't get scared very easily. Part of the reason I wanted to host SNL is I wanted to face my biggest fear: happy extroverted people who are always trying to perform.»«Everyone here has been so kind, and this week has been a dream come true,» she added. «I've got a couple of friends tonight, including one of my costars from, Fred Armisen!»Cutting to the audience, Armisen was seated among those seating in the front rows, and quickly accepted Ortega's invitation to join her on stage.«Wow! So this is what it feels like to be on ,» Armisen said, over-enthusiastically. «You were on the show for 11 seasons,» Ortega deadpanned.