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Grimes Hospitalized For A Panic Attack After Boyfriend Elon Musk's 'SNL' Debut

May. 12 2021, Published 3:25 p.m. ET

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Grimes revealed she suffered from a panic attack shortly after her cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live’s May 8 episode.

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"Forgot to post these cuz I somehow caused myself to have a panic attack and went to the hospital yesterday which tbh was quite scary," the singer wrote to Instagram featuring a picture of herself next to Miley Cyrus who was the musical guest. 

“But nonetheless – wowwwww @mileycyrus is good live and so chill!” she continued. "I suppose it’s a good time to start therapy 😑😑😑."

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During of the last sketches of the episode, "The Delete Forever" singer made a cameo during billionaire boyfriend’s Elon Musk's hosting debut. The musician played the Nintendo character Princess Peach, opposite her boyfriend's "Wario" portrayal.

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Nonetheless, Grimes was thankful for SNL allowing her to participate in the episode and seem unbothered that many of her fans expressed their disapproval of her relationship with the Tesla founder.

"So grateful to the SNL team for being so kind and letting me sneak in as princess peach and so proud of my beautiful E (which I know will upset the grimes fans so I apologize in advance) but he killed it.”

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Grimes received a lot of support after posting about her panic attack. One Instagram user wrote, “love you and love E! he did amazing and so did you 🌟💓.” Another user commented, “i hope you’re okay from your panic attack :( 🤍🖤you and E were so cute on SNL.” 

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A third wrote, "Sorry to hear about the anxiety attack, anxiety is a tough one, glad you are getting help though ❤️ You look awesome as princess peach!! 😍"

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The controversial host wasn't exactly welcomed with open arms by all the SNL cast members. OK! previously reported Andrew Dismukes reacted by posting a photo of SNL alum Cheri Oteri to his Instagram Story with the caption, "ONLY CEO I WANT TO DO A SKETCH WITH IS Cher-E Oteri." 

Musk was the fourth person to host SNL who was not an actor, musician or athlete, following in the footsteps of Steve Forbes, Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump in 2015.and previously hosted. 

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The billionaire revealed on the episode that he was the first person with Asperger’s syndrome to host SNL. "I don't always have a lot of intonation or variation in how I speak... which I'm told makes for great comedy," he joked in his opening monologue. "I'm actually making history tonight as the first person with Asperger's to host SNL."

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Fans quickly pointed out that comedian Dan Aykroyd previously hosted SNL and has talked publicly about having Tourette’s and Asperger’s syndrome. 

“Dan Aykroyd was the actual first person with Asperger's on SNL," the Twitter user wrote, but Elon Musk bought the patent."

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