SNL’s Sasheer Zamata Dishes on Not So Nice Moment With Rihanna

Looks like Rihanna may need to send someone a bouquet basket. Saturday Night Live (SNL) newcomer Sasheer Zamata was high off meeting the music superstar for the first time on the NBC show season finale, but she was let down before the night was over.

"We had had a good night after the dress rehearsal, and she turned around and saw me and she was like 'Hey!' and she gave me a hug," Zamata, 29, dished to Us Weekly during a live chat at Union Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y. for Brunch Night With Jamie LeeLo.

Unfortunately for Zamata, Rihanna wasn't her bestie for long. She recalls the "Bitch Better Have My Money" singer acting stank after having a bit to drink.

"Then she got drunker progressively throughout the show, and at the end of good nights for the actual show, I went up to give her a hug because I was like 'We're good, we're besties now,'" Zamata said, laughing. "And I was like 'Hey!' and she was like [mimes bored wave]. So I was like 'Ohhh, wow your true feelings are coming out!'"

Rihanna was the musical guest for this season's SNL finale, which was hosted by comic Louis C.K.

In related news, watch the full-length clip for the fourth installment of Dior's "Secret Garden" series with Rihanna. Dubbed "Only If For A Night," the clip showcases RiRi strutting her stuff, running, and posing in various outfits by the high-end brand.

As previously reported, the Bajan beauty inked a deal with Dior for their fourth installment of the "Secret Garden;" the partnership also made history as she became the brand's first black spokesmodel.

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