Kenan Thompson Teases Zendaya For Being ‘Too Old’ For Leonardo DiCaprio At The Emmys

Kenan Thompson Leonardo DiCaprio Emmy Awards 2022

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Kenan Thompson didn’t tone down the comedy for his gig internet hosting the 74th Emmy Awards. The Saturday Night Live star, 44, took a playful swipe at Leonardo DiCaprio throughout a monologue, and it concerned Zendaya! “Zendaya simply turned 26,” he hilariously quipped. “26 is a bizarre age in Hollywood. Young sufficient to play a highschool scholar, however too previous up to now Leonardo DiCaprio.”

Kenan Thompson Leonardo DiCaprio Emmy Awards 2022
Kenan Thompson and Leonardo DiCaprio (Phil McCarten/Invision/AP/Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock)

The Euphoria magnificence reacted by lacing her arms collectively and overlaying her face as she doubled over with laughter. The viewers erupted within the predictable style for such a racy joke, however it definitely speaks to a behavior for the Titanic star, who simply broke up along with his newest 25-year-old girlfriend, Camila Morrone, after 4 years of relationship. Leo’s spectacular relationship historical past additionally consists of fashions Gisele Bundchen, Erin Heatherton, Kelly Rohrbach, Toni Garnn, Bar Rafaeli, Naomi Campbell, and Amber Valetta, amongst others. He’s additionally dated beautiful actors Blake Lively and Kristen Zang. Zendaya is presently relationship her Spider-Man: No Way Home co-star Tom Holland, 26. 

Current hypothesis has Leo contemplating a relationship with supermodel Gigi Hadid, 27, which would definitely put a kink within the principle that 25 is simply too previous for Leo. As for Leo’s ex, Camila, she believes age shouldn’t be an element. “There’s so many relationships in Hollywood — and within the historical past of the world — the place individuals have giant age gaps,” she advised The Los Angeles Times again in December of 2019. “I simply assume anybody ought to be capable to date who they wish to date.”

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Zendaya arrives on the Emmy Awards 2022 in Los Angeles (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

She additionally famous that it was “irritating” to have her status lean so closely on her affiliation with the actor. “I really feel like there ought to all the time be an id in addition to who you’re relationship,” she advised the publication. “I perceive the affiliation, however I’m assured that can proceed to slide away and be much less of a dialog.”

Kenan’s internet hosting job of the most important evening in tv has included a prolonged musical quantity during which he dressed up as Ice-T and Game of Thrones icon Daenerys Targaryen.

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