SNL Recap: Bruno Mars Pulls Double Duty as Host & Performer

Posted Sunday October 21, 2012 12:11 PM GMT

Taking the Studio 8H stage, Bruno Mars was the host of yesterday’s (October 20) all-new installment of "Saturday Night Live."

Following a Tom Hanks spearheaded Cold Open, the 27-year-old Hawaiian singer-songwriter offered up a monologue in which faced his nerves head-on by opening the show with a musical number.

Amongst the noteworthy moments thereafter included a Brad Pitt Chanel ad parody in which the "Fight Club" hunk (played by Taran Killam) can be seen complaining about having "no script,” as well as a new "Stefon" offering seeing the city correspondent return to the Update desk to share how he spends Halloween.

Not only taking on hosting duties, Bruno also assumed the role of musical guest while offering up renditions of "Locked Out of Heaven" and "Young Wild Girls."

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