A Star is Born’s Oscar chances may be on the wane — it’s
being eclipsed by, of all things, Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by
accused of repeated cases of sexual assault, and Green Book,
an apparent Islamophobe. But the soundtrack has stayed on top.
You may be at the point where you want a single day without hearing
“Shallow” on TV or in a Rite Aid. But put your frustrations on
hold for this: SNL cast member Melissa Villaseñor does an amazing
On a guest-heavy Weekend Update — none of whom was perennial
Update-stealer Pete Davidson — Villaseñor swung by in a Gaga
blonde bob, fighting with Michael Che over her intense desire to
bust out her impersonation of the Oscar- and Grammy-nominee. There
was no real reason for her to do it. But she kept doing it and
fine, cry uncle, it was worth it.
Villaseñor mostly stuck to “Shallow,” and she has the pipes
and the chops to pull it off. Eventually a skeptical/weary Che gave
in, too, suitably impressed by his colleagues karaoke-worthy
performance. It was almost enough to breathe new life into a song
that hasn’t gone away — and it reminds us that, bizarre Sean
Penn odes to it aside, maybe A Star is Born does deserve to win
every Oscar after all.
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Melissa Villaseñor Busted Out Her Amazing Lady Gaga Impersonation On ‘SNL’