Funnywoman Carol Burnett was trending on Monday afternoon, but involved fans weren’t laughing — at first.
It seems that the 89-year-old’s identify was talked about so many instances on Twitter in response to a tweet from “Saturday Night Live,” asking fans who they want to host through the upcoming season, that she turned a trending matter on the location, but others thought it was as a result of she might have been pronounced dead.
That is unfaithful, and many Twitter customers breathed a sigh of aid once they realized she was trending for the suitable causes.
“Carol Burnett was trending and y’all scared the hell outta me,” one user exhaled. “They simply need her to host SNL. How on the planet has this comedic genius not been given this platform.”
“I noticed Carol Burnett trending and nearly had a coronary heart assault. Fortunately, it’s simply because individuals need her to host SNL, which, I imply: HELL YEAH,” another wrote.
“Seeing Carol Burnett trending and it’s as a result of individuals need her to host SNL. Shew. Was going to have a little bit of a tragic second there,” another voiced.
From 1967 to 1978, she hosted “The Carol Burnett Show,” which was groundbreaking for girls in comedy. Burnett has six Emmys, seven Golden Globe awards, a Tony, a Grammy and even a Presidential Medal of Freedom, but has by no means been invited to Studio 8H.
Larry King couldn’t believe she had never hosted the present throughout a 2016 interview with Burnett.
“You’re kidding. They’ve by no means had Carol?” a surprised King requested a severe Burnett.
“Would you host it? You ought to host it,” he continued.
“If I was requested,” she smiled.
One Twitter consumer pointed out that Burnett could be the oldest “SNL” host if chosen — beating out Betty White, who hosted in 2010 at age 88.
“Carol Burnett!!! MAKE IT HAPPEN!!,” another cheered.
“She’s lengthy overdue. C’mon,” one user advocated for the “Annie” star.
“Carol Burnett is 89 years previous and has by no means hosted SNL. NBC finish this insanity now,” another ordered the network.
The Post has contacted reps for Burnett and “SNL” for remark.
Another fashionable choose — primarily based on one tweet that has more than 3,800 likes on the time of publication — is “Only Murders within the Building” stars Martin Short, Steve Martin, and Selena Gomez.
“West Side Story” star Rachel Anne Zegler even advocated for herself by replying to the present’s tweet, simply asking “please.”