Machine Gun Kelly opened up about her emotional debut on Saturday Night Live in January.
During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show which airs Wednesday, the rocker-rapper explained why he had to rethink his performance at the last moment, and that he now blamed Pete Davidson for knocking him off the stage. .
The Texas native, 31, also shared his first two dates with his girlfriend and actress, Megan Fox.
The real scoop: Machine Gun Kelly, 31, explained why he hadn’t planned to perform his second song on SNL in January alone with only his guitar
At the top of the interview, the host praised MGK (born Colson Baker) for his stripped-down version of his song, Lonely, on SNL.
It turns out that, moments before taking the stage, the entire lighting panel crashed, forcing him to play his guitar on his own.
“For the first 20 seconds I could sort of feel my nerves were like [shaky]. I thought to myself, “How is this going? As if the dress rehearsal went so well, ”he explained.
“But as soon as the chorus came, all the emotion took over, and I think it worked out a lot better. It was as if everyone was connected only to the music instead of all the lights.
Unplanned: As it turns out, moments before he stepped onto the SNL stage, the entire lighting board crashed, forcing him to play his guitar on his own.
It’s her fault: Kelly (born Colson Baker) revealed that the weight of Pete Davidson’s swollen new physique was the reason the couple fell off the stage at the end of the show.
Obviously agreeing that the performance was a success, Ellen commented on how “the lyrics were beautiful” and that she “loved how raw they were, and that maybe that will give her some inspiration to cut more of the lyrics. music in the future.
After thanking Ellen, Kelly confessed that the song was for her father who passed away last year, that he was “waiting for a cathartic moment for a long time” and that he felt like, by chance, SNL gave it to him. .
The unexpected SNL drama didn’t end there. At the end of the show, MGK ended up falling off the stage along with cast member and friend Pete Davidson.
Do you blame him for it? the host asked behind a laugh and a smile.
In his explanation of why he blames Davidson, Kelly compared him to method actors.
“Pete is like a methodical person. Every time I show up and see him, he has a different hair color, different shape and body type, ”he said.
Dangerous! Kelly also discussed her first two dates with actress Megan Fox, which included climbing a dangerous three-story balcony and swimming with sharks in Bora Bora.
He then went on to explain how the last time he saw Davidson he was skinny and tattooed like me. This time I saw him, he took all his tattoos off and he’s under the yoke, and he’s huge like Arnold Schwarzenegger. So I went to give him a ‘this is a great show hug’, and he’s huge, which forced them both [the stage].
Kelly beamed with pride when he opened up about his first two dates with actress Megan Fox, which included the dangerous climbing of a three story balcony and swimming with the sharks in Bora Bora.
The appearance culminated with him taking the stage for perform his new song, Love Race, with Kellin Quinn and Travis Barker.
Kelly released her fifth studio album, Tickets To My Downfall, in September 2020.
Rocker! The appearance culminated with him taking the stage to perform his new song, Love Race, with Kellin Quinn and Travis Barker.
Latest release: Kelly released her fifth studio album, Tickets To My Downfall, in September 2020