American DJ, record producer and internet celebrity, Dillon Francis, often referred to as the class clown in dance music, has expressed his desire to host NBC’s Saturday Night Live (SNL).
With two of Saturday Night Live‘s most popular cast members, Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah, announcing their departure from the long-running sketch comedy series, SNL opened its Twitter page to host nominations. Francis Dillon, put his name in the mix, stating “If there is one thing I’d love to do more than anything in the world rn it would be to host SNL…plz tweet them!”
The request was seconded by many others, notably including Columbia Records, Sony Music, artists Major Lazer and Calvin Harris, not to mention Dillon’s legion of fans.
Hey @nbcsnl, we want @DILLONFRANCIS to host this season!
— Columbia Records (@ColumbiaRecords) September 1, 2016
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Truth be told, Dillon is a natural on the humor front, and his nomination looks to hold the best chance to host the late night TV’s opus of comedy. Dillon Franics later thanked his fans on their massive support for him –