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Kim Kardashian West roasts famous family, friends on 'SNL'

Returning musical guest Halsey and cast member Cecily

Returning musical guest Halsey and cast member Cecily Strong, left and right, flank first-time host Kim Kardashian West in a promotion image for "Saturday Night Live." Credit: NBC via AP / Rosalind O'Connor

Kim Kardashian West, sporting a hot pink catsuit, skewered everyone from her mom's boyfriend to her famous sex tape and estranged husband Kanye West during her first turn hosting "Saturday Night Live."

"I know, I'm surprised to see me here, too," the 40-year-old reality star and entrepreneur began her opening monologue Saturday after her appearance sparked a back-and-forth on Twitter among fans and detractors. "I mean, I haven't had a movie premiere in a really long time."

And she poked more fun at herself, noting that she's more than just a pretty face, "and good hair, and great makeup and amazing boobs and a perfect butt." One thing she isn't, she said, is a gold digger, something she had to ask mom Kris Jenner's boyfriend Corey Gamble how to become.

Noting her sentencing reform work helping to free innocent people from prison as she studies law, Kardashian West said that passion has her following in her attorney dad's footsteps. (The late Robert Kardashian helped represent O.J. Simpson.)

"It's because of him I met my first Black person. Wanna take a stab in the dark on who it was?" she said, referring to Simpson.

The football star was acquitted of two counts of murder in the 1994 fatal stabbings of his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, but a civil court jury found him liable and ordered him to pay $33.5 million.

Kardashian West threw in a joke about Kanye West's failed bid for president, and her stepparent Caitlyn Jenner's bid for California governor.

"I'm here to announce that I'm running. ... I'm just kidding," she quipped.

West accompanied his wife to New York City for her "SNL" appearance on NBC. She filed for divorce in February after six years of marriage. The two, who share four children, have been photographed together several times in recent months.

The musical guest, Halsey, was accompanied for one song by Lindsey Buckingham on guitar. Halsey tweeted out a photo of herself pumping breast milk backstage before the show. She gave birth in July.

Kris Jenner and sister Khloé Kardashian popped up in a couple of sketches, including one where cast member Aidy Bryant and Kardashian West switched bodies.

In a spinoff of "The People's Court," Kim parodied sister Kourtney by playing a bored judge, including her sibling's penchant for PDA with rocker boyfriend Travis Barker. She ruled over Kris, Khloé and members of the cast playing Kanye (Chris Redd) and half sisters Kylie (Melissa Villaseñor) and Kendall Jenner (Halsey).

Kardashian West also doled out gold tokens to actors Jesse Williams, John Cena and more in a send-off of "The Bachelorette." Comedy stars Chris Rock and Rockville Centre-raised Amy Schumer, NBA Nets player Blake Griffin and real life "Bachelorette" competitor Tyler Cameron appeared as well.

Another sketch had Kardashian West playing Jasmine to Pete Davidson's Aladdin, the latter a version of the Disney character who was jittery over the prospect of "doing sex" with the bombshell princess.

Perhaps the cutest moment? The actual chunk of a dog used as Kim introduced a new addition to her wildly popular shapewear brand Skims — "Skims for thick dogs."

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