Cookie Monster Posts SNL Audition Tape On YouTube The Sesame Street character says he wants to branch out beyond his cookie-eating career. Betty White hosted Saturday Night Live after a Facebook campaign.
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Cookie Monster Posts SNL Audition Tape On YouTube

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Cookie Monster Posts SNL Audition Tape On YouTube

Cookie Monster Posts SNL Audition Tape On YouTube

Cookie Monster Posts SNL Audition Tape On YouTube

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The Sesame Street character says he wants to branch out beyond his cookie-eating career. Betty White hosted Saturday Night Live after a Facebook campaign.

(Soundbite of "Sesame Street" theme)

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. Im Renee Montagne.

After decades of teaching ABCs, Cookie Monster is yearning for SNL.

Mr. DAVID RUDMAN (Actor): (As Cookie Monster) Me ready for next logical step -hosting "Saturday Night Live."

MONTAGNE: Thats an audition video he posted to YouTube yesterday. Other Muppets did appear on the first season of "Saturday Night Live," but were dropped because of creative differences. This Muppet hopes his online campaign will prove the letter C isnt just for cookie but also comedy.

Its MORNING EDITION.

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