‘Saturday Night Live’ Recap: Adam Levine Goes Shirtless, Lonely Island Returns (VIDEOS)

Peggy Truong | January 27, 2013 - 12:51 pm

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Adam Levine did what he does best during his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live: take his shirt off.

The first-time host quickly found himself on the other side of a mock setup of The Voice, along with judges Andy Samberg, Cameron Diaz and Jerry Seinfeld.

“Like all successful singers, I knew it would only be a matter of time before I would overreach and try acting. Also, I’ve been a coach on The Voice for the last two years. So tonight I just hope that you won’t judge me too harshly,” said Levine, in a slick suit.

“Fat chance Levine,” Samberg fired back, in his bathrobe best.

Diaz then voiced her reasons for why she’s the best choice for a comedy coach.

“I’ve hosted before. So trust me. The first thing you should do as host . . . is take off your shirt. Just take it off,” she said.

While the shirtless display was one of the highlights of the night, perhaps the biggest screams and cheers went to the return of SNL’s first digital short since Samberg’s departure last season.

Levine, along with Samberg’s Lonely Island BFFs Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, celebrate all things “YOLO” in a wonderfully orchestrated three minutes. (Musical guest Kendrick Lamar also drops a couple verses).

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