“I hosted [SNL] once before, but this week has been really extra-special to me because one of my best friends is on the show now, and I’m so proud of her,” Paltrow said to the audience while hosting Saturday Night Live in 2001. “We’ve known each other since we were 7 years old, and she’s super-funny and talented, and I’m so glad she’s in the cast. Her name is Maya Rudolph.” There you have it, folks.
Here’s something you probably never knew: The “Doo Wop” singer was actually at Braff’s bar mitzvah. No, really. The actor confirmed it himself in 2017 when Paris Hilton tweeted a request asking her followers to tell her some new information.