Nicki Minaj News 2014: ‘Anaconda’ Rapper & James Franco Are 'Besties' In Adorable Promo For Their ‘SNL’ Episode [VIDEO]

Nicki Minaj is returning to Saturday Night Live as a musical guest for her second time, while James Franco is hosting for his third time and the pair has a cute promo for their episode circulating the Internet.

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On Nov. 20 it was announced that Minaj and Franco would be paired together for the Dec. 6 episode.

Now fans of the late-night comedy show, Minaj and Franco can see the duo together in the promo that's below. 

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Minaj and Franco may seem like an odd pairing, but it totally works to their advantage. In the promo, the rapper and Hollywood actor pay homage to Peter Pan Live by trying to fly, as they say in sync, "Off to never, never land!" They soon realize they didn't put their wires on.

Then, in another part of the promo, Franco calls Minaj "Nick" and claims they're "really good friends in real life" as they break out into a handshake with Eskimo kisses involved. They even shout "Besties" at each other at the end of it.

Franco even took to Instagram yesterday to show a photo of their adorable Eskimo kiss close up. See it below.

 ME AND @nickiminaj! BESTIES, duh! Get ready for @snl, this SATURDAY!

Uma foto publicada por James Franco (@jamesfrancotv) em Dez 12, 2014 at 5:02 PST

In other Saturday Night Live news, Minaj announced she'll be performing, Bed of Lies, Only and one other song. She shared this information via Twitter during her Q&A on Tuesday. See the tweet below.

Are you excited for Minaj and Franco to be on SNL tomorrow night, starting at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC?

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