Kevin Hart Kevin Hart

Comedian Kevin Hart proved that just because you don't get cast on Saturday Night Live, that doesn't mean you won't host it one day.

In his opening monologue, the Real Husbands of Hollywood star explained to the audience that he auditioned for the sketch show 10 years ago, but admits that his acts weren't that good. See why his Robert De Niro and Denzel Washington just didn't cut it:

NBC brings Saturday Night Live to Saturday prime time

Hart also dressed as the youngest Best Actress Oscar nominee ever, Quvenzhane Wallis — who had been named the first black pope. Watch the sketch complete with her signature fist pump below:

Justin Timberlake returns to SNL

One of the skits that had people talking was Hart's portrayal of a zombie in The Walking Dead, in which he accused the group of being racist. "When someone comes from a different cultural background, they're automatically a zombie," he said.

What did you think of Hart's performance on SNL?