fans enjoyed hearing about Dan Levy’s encouraging dressing room at Regina King Live on Saturday night, ushering in a sweet tradition among subsequent hosts

But the star of Schitt’s Creek puts the record straight to the origins of the custom, admitting he wasn’t the first SNL presenter to leave a note for his successor

“I feel the need to clear this up I didn’t start (the tradition), “he said today,” I sort of continued “

Levy said he was inspired by a nice message from Woody Harrelson to the Phoebe Waller Bridge in the locker room the year before

“So I asked if I could leave a message to Regina because the process is such a strange experience,” he continued. “Strange, wonderful, and intimidating experience, like a little note from the person who had just done it , felt like such a cute vote of confidence on “

In February, the first-time SNL presenter showed her King Levy’s note on her Instagram story “Regina! You got this! Lots of love, Dan,” it read

The actress and director of One Night in Miami kept the gesture up, and over the next week Bridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page revealed the kind words she’d left for him: “Regé-Jean, you’re next and you will be great”! I’m a huge Regina K fan”

Then he paid it again for his successor Nick Jonas, who had the double duty of host and musical guest for February 27 episode

Jonas tweeted a recording of Pages’ message that read, “Just have the BEST time Nick! Rege”

After a hiatus, the Sketch series resumed last night when Maya Rudolph went live from Studio 8H The SNL legend certainly didn’t need help destroying their tried and true Kamala Harris and Beyoncé impressions, but hopefully it works The tradition of sweet notes continues

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