On May 14, Selena Gomez will host the live show “Saturday Night Live” for the first time.
The 29-year-old star will be joined by Post Malone, who will perform as a musical guest, in a long comedy show later this month.
Announcing the news on Instagram, Selena joked: “Mom … I think I succeeded.”
The brunette beauty added that she is “so excited” to host the iconic TV show.
Selena – who has more than 300 million Instagram followers – said: “I am very grateful and very excited. See you on May 14 !!! (sic)”
In that post, Selena also shared an image with three notes that include her name, Post Malone’s name, and the date they appeared on Saturday Night Live.
Selena confirmed the news shortly after announcing that she was on a “personal mission” to shed light on mental health issues.
The singer, who leads the charts, and her makeup brand Rare Beauty’s Rare Impact Fund have joined forces with MTV Entertainment to launch the first-ever Mental Health Action Forum youth forum.
Selena said: “As a mental health advocate, I am delighted to join forces with MTV Entertainment along with my social impact initiative, Rare Impact Fund, to destigmatize mental health through forming positive conversations about self-acceptance and mental well-being. being.
“I have long been interested in advocacy and mental health education, so I created the Rare Beauty and Rare Impact Fund. It is a personal mission to continue this important work and to give young people the opportunity to solve their mental health problems. “
A youth forum on mental health will be held in Washington on May 18.
Selena will join 30 youth mental health activists at the Forum, while the Rare Impact Fund hopes to raise $ 100 million over the next decade.