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Amid rising COVID-19 considerations, Charli XCX’s Saturday Night Live efficiency was canceled. The “Boom Clap” singer was all set to carry out with Caroline Polachek and Christine and the Queens throughout SNL’s Dec. 18 episode. In addition, the present’s forged was downsized and the dwell viewers was eliminated as a result of rise of the Omicron variant in New York City. The resolution was introduced roughly eight hours earlier than showtime.
“Due to the current spike within the Omicron variant and out of an abundance of warning, there will be no live audience for tonight’s taping of Saturday Night Live and the present could have restricted forged and crew,” the present tweeted on Dec. 18. “The present continues to comply with all authorities security pointers along with a rigorous testing protocol.”
Charli took to Instagram to address the disappointing news. “Due to the restricted crew at tonight’s taping of SNL my musical performances will now not be capable to go forward. I’m devastated and heartbroken,” the 29-year-old artist wrote. “Myself, Caroline, Christine and all of our crews and groups have labored so laborious all week alongside the SNL group to convey essentially the most wonderful musical efficiency to dwell. She added, “It cannot occur this time, however I’ll be again! I’m verdantly secure and wholesome however after all very unhappy. Please take care of yourselves on the market and ensure you get vaccinated if you have not already. Lots of affection, Charli.”
Meanwhile, Paul Rudd hosted final night time’s episode, solidifying his spot in SNL’s Five-Timers Club. Watch the clip under!