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Gwen Stefani's 'Saturday Night Live' Performance Gets Blake Shelton's Tweet of Approval!

by Chris Azzopardi and Desiree Murphy 11:10 AM PDT, April 03, 2016
Playing Gwen Stefani's 'Saturday Night Live' Performance Gets Blake Shelton's Tweet of Approval!

Blake Shelton has an important request for Gwen Stefani: "Please wear space pants when you get back home!!! Ha!!!!"

Shelton's tweet came after one of Saturday Night Live's most outrageous bits. During the sketch on Saturday, host Peter Dinklage appeared as a New Wave club performer singing a song called "Space Pants" in a mafia setting, while rocking a Stefani-esque blond wig. Then who showed up? The No Doubt frontwoman herself, singing about her "shorts from a galaxy far, far away."

Stefani seemed happy to fulfill her boyfriend's post-SNL request. She shared a close-up shot of the galactic shorts, tweeting at her beau, "@blakeshelton got in the suitcase."

@nbcsnl #spacepants 😘 gx

A photo posted by Gwen Stefani (@gwenstefani) on

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But it wasn't just Stefani's shorts that were out of this world! While she didn't perform Shelton's new favorite song, she did manage to sneak one Blake-centric song into her SNL set.

Positively glowing in a cute cream-colored skirt, the 46-year-old pop star sang two songs from her recently released first No. 1 solo album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, including her gushy "Make Me Like You." Later, she returned in a casual midriff-baring ensemble for "Misery," a song seemingly about her divorce from Gavin Rossdale

Shelton was thoroughly impressed by the performance, tweeting about being awestruck after the show.

Dinklage hosted the show, marking the first time a Game of Thrones star has been honored with those SNL duties. (Though Dinklage did appear as "Peter Dunklage" on an episode hosted by Melissa McCarthy in 2013.) 

In one of our favorite sketches of the night, Dinklage lost his Stefani wig -- and everything else! -- for "Naked & Afraid: Celebrity Edition." Playing himself, the 46-year-old actor went au naturel in the wilderness alongside SNL regular Leslie Jones, who called Dinklage a "whiney b***h" and said she believed very strongly in survival necessities like Red Hot sauce.

Meanwhile, SNL's youngest cast member, Pete Davidson, riffed on Hulk Hogan's recent $140 million settlement with Gawker. "He deserves compensation, but $140 million?" the 22-year-old comedian asked. "Do you realize that makes Hulk Hogan the highest paid porn star… by $139 million!" 

Davidson didn't stop there, adding, "You're telling me that the tape is more embarrassing than him playing Thunderlips in Rocky III?"

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Last month, Ariana Grande played double-duty as host and musical guest on SNL, where she flawlessly impersonated singers like Britney Spears, Rihanna and Whitney Houston in a skit poking fun at Jay Z's Tidal streaming service. Watch the video below for more.

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