Charles Barkley is the funniest non-comedian in America.
According to USA Today, Barkley will host Saturday Night Live this weekend. And there’s no doubt that he’ll be a hit.
What makes someone naturally funny the most? When they say everything that pops into their head without a censor. Sir Charles does that more effectively than anyone.
For example, Barkley is now on Weight Watchers’ payroll. If you haven’t seen the commercials, here you go:
Weight Watchers is paying Fat Boy to sell their product. Naturally, Circumference talks crap on that product. I don’t know if he just got into a trash talking mood during an Atlanta Hawks-Miami Heat broadcast where he was throwing bows to each team after every possession, but Barkley bit the hand that feeds him as he ranted off-air.
Barkley is the most hilarious personality in sports. Some fans may not like his professional analysis because he’s what many would call a hater, but there’s no denying his sense of humor. Barkley is so funny that he occasionally makes TNT’s Inside the NBA show more entertaining than the actual basketball game.
But Chuck isn’t just the ideal host because of his personality; he’s proven he is an ideal host. This will actually end up being Barkley’s third time hosting the show.
First NBC broadcasts the Cincinnati Bengals at the Houston Texans, then the most exciting game of the opening weekend in the Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints and finally, a satisfied viewer’s night ends with SNL. Now, that’s not a turrible Saturday.
David Daniels is a Featured Columnist at Bleacher Report and a syndicated writer.