“It’s a strange time to try and be funny, but trying to be funny is SNL’s whole thing, so we thought what the heck, let’s give it a shot,” said Hanks.
Added Hanks, who announced he had tested positive on March 11 while in Australia shooting a film: “Ever since being diagnosed, I have been more like America’s dad than ever before. Since no one wants to be around me very long and I make people uncomfortable.”
Hanks then spoke about his and wife Rita Wilson’s recovery, joking about not remembering how to put on a suit, and doing an “audience” Q&A, and thanking all the essential and medical workers during the crisis.
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