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Eminem Is a Wax Figure With Kerry Washington in Awkward ‘SNL’ Promos

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Eminem will make his sixth appearance on Saturday Night Live on November 2, and the self-described “Rap God” has posed for a pair of advertisements to promote the fast-approaching telecast. We use the word “pose” because that’s really all that Em does in the two quick-hit commercials. Seriously — dude is so stiff he looks like he was dropped off straight from Madame Tussauds. Hit the play button above to watch the Detroit MC play the straight man opposite SNL castmember Nasim Pedrad and first-time host Kerry Washington.

Em’s upcoming stint on SNL takes place a few days before he unleashes his eighth album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2. The 16-song set — which features guest appearances by Rihanna, SPIN cover star Kendrick Lamar, fun.’s Nate Ruess, and Skylar Grey — drops on November 5, the same day SiriusXM airs their “Town Hall” Q&A session with the 41-year-old MC. Read SPIN’s glowing review of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and check out album tracks “Berzerk,” “Survival,” “Rap God,” “The Monster,” “Love Game,” and “Asshole.”

Other future SNL musical guests include Lady Gaga and SPIN cover girls Haim, who are booked for the November 16 and 23 episodes, respectively.