The 42nd season of Saturday Night Live came to an end this week, and for the first time in quite a long time, the show will be widely missed during its summer hiatus.
Of course, that’s almost entirely due to Alec Baldwin’s Trump impression and Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spicer, as the show’s non-political sketches remained wildly uneven.
(We’re sure to incur the wrath of the entire Internet for saying this, but when David S. Pumpkins provided the season’s most quotable bit, you know you didn’t exactly knock it out of the park.)
But as is usually the case with SNL, there were just enough highlights to keep us tuning in week after week:
Kate McKinnon remains as sharp as ever.
Leslie Jones’ mock romance with Kyle Mooney was a running gag that never wore out its welcome.
And of course, Colin Jost and Michael Che’s Weekend Update provided some of television’s most genuinely LOL-worthy takes on the apocalyptic three-ring circus that is the Trump administration.
And it seems one of this season’s most high-profile hosts was duly impressed by the incisive commentary and easy raport of the segment’s dual anchors:
As you may have heard, Scarlett Johannson is newly single following her divorce from Romain Dauriac.
Or perhaps we should say she was newly single, as Radar Online reports that ScarJo has been smitten with Jost ever since she hosted SNL earlier this season.
The site reports that when Johansson stopped by the show to briefly reprise her role as Ivanka Trump she and Jost were inseparable throughout much of the night.
“ScarJo hung out in Colin’s dressing room all show [on Saturday],” an insider close to the show tells Radar.
“They went to the after party together.”
The source says Jost and Johansson made no effort to hide the fact that they’re romantically involved.
“It wasn’t like they showed up separately and met for the first time,” the insider added.
“She was after him and all over him. He was star struck.”
Interestingly, it seems Johansson was the one who pursued Jost:
“She’s the one pushing for it,” says the source.
“They met when she hosted the show months ago and have been talking ever since.”
Another source close to the show confirmed the rumors to Page Six:
"Scarlett and Colin were making out at the bar at the ‘SNL’ season finale party at 30 Rock … They would make out a bit, then go back to talking,” says the source.
There you have it, kids.
Start working on your Mike Pence jabs and your self-deprecating smirk and you too can have a chance with the most beautiful women in Hollywood.