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‘Saturday Night Live’ will take on Dionne Warwick, her sharp tweets and beef with Wendy Williams

Anybody who experienced a coronary heart — or a Twitter account in the final thirty day period — could respect Dionne Warwick.

The iconic New Jersey singer has presented us strike soon after strike, but in modern weeks, she has also been turning heads with her lots of pointed tweets.

Skeptics pin these of-the-minute tweets on her niece, Brittani Warrick (Warwick’s social media and branding director). Warwick states that Warrick served her, but maintains she is the resource of the tweets, not her niece.

“Saturday Evening Live” picked up on the Dionne Warwick Twitter discourse on the really evening of Warwick’s 80th birthday.

Moi Nwodim played the Grammy-successful artist from East Orange in an “SNL” sketch that gives Warwick a discuss present. The bit showcases her true tweets, like this a single:

“Hi, @chancetherapper. If you are really naturally a rapper why did you set it in your stage identify? I cannot cease considering about this.”

https://www.youtube.com/look at?v=z88jz2ikWBU

Punkie Johnson played Warwick’s niece, while the night’s host, Timothée Chalamet, 24, performed Warwick’s converse demonstrate guest Harry Kinds.

“Who are you?” she asks him. Below, the sketch also touches on the slight beef taking place between Warwick and fellow New Jersey indigenous Wendy Williams.

(When Williams mentioned Warwick on her demonstrate previous week for the reason that of the tweets, she also brought up Warwick’s 2002 marijuana charge and the plan that the singer possibly does not like her extremely considerably, nevertheless she has been a guest. “There’s an old saying you can capture much more flies with honey than with vinegar!” Warwick tweeted in reply. “Try it Wendy you could like it.” She referred to as Williams’ responses “malicious” and explained she had beforehand spoke to Williams about there remaining no will need for her to say “Dionne Warwick” any more.)

“Why is Wendy Williams staying a b—- to me?” she asks him.

Nwodim’s Warwick, who gives numerous musical interludes that demonstrate off her well known songs, also welcomes Billie Eilish, or as she calls her, “Ms. William Eyelash.”

“You’re spooky, can you set a hex on Wendy Williams for me?” she asks Eilish (Melissa Villaseñor).

Chloe Fineman put her qualified Timothée Chalamet perception on display screen at the time again as one more guest on Warwick’s talk exhibit. In the exact sketch, Pete Davidson performed rapper and singer Equipment Gun Kelly in his pink VMAs outfit. Warwick’s fellow New Jersey Grammy winner Bruce Springsteen was the show’s musical guest together with the E Avenue Band.

The genuine Warwick has been interacting with fans and several famous people on Twitter in latest weeks, including Opportunity the Rapper, Taylor Swift and Snoop Dogg.

Prior to “SNL” aired, she even gave a shoutout to solid member Kenan Thompson.

“Kenan Thompson has been on SNL for as lengthy as I’ve been alive,” stated Warwick (once again, she turned 80 that day). “A extremely talented and humorous young gentleman.”

“Incredible and real!!!” replied Thompson, who has been on “SNL” given that 2003, generating him the forged member with the longest tenure in “SNL” background. “Thank you so quite considerably @_DionneWarwick My full family members just (clapping emoji)!!!”

Warwick has taken a unique interest in entertainers (and faculties!) that use “the” in their names, like “The Weeknd.”

“I was just informed that THE Ohio State University tried out to trademark ‘The’ very last calendar year,” she tweeted Friday. “This is chaos.”

Warwick’s digital birthday occasion live performance Saturday benefitted Hunger: Not Difficult, which delivers nearby meals to children and families in have to have.

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Amy Kuperinsky may well be achieved at [email protected] and adopted at @AmyKup on Twitter.