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Selena Gomez to make hosting debut on Saturday Night Live with music guest Post Malone

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Selena Gomez is feeling "so grateful and so excited" as she prepares to make her hosting debut on Saturday Night Live.

The actress and singer, 29, gushed about the honor as she announced she would be hosting the May 14th episode of the variety show to her Instagram account on Saturday.

"Mom... I think I've made it (crying emoji) so grateful and so excited. See you May 14!!!" she wrote in the caption.

Selena's upcoming episode will feature Post Malone as her musical guest for the evening.

The announcement comes after Selena opened up about her "personal mission" to shine a light on mental health issues. Selena and her make-up brand Rare Beauty's Rare Impact Fund have joined forces with MTV Entertainment to launch the first-ever Mental Health Youth Action Forum. 

The star has also won the support of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. The Mental Health Youth Action Forum will be held in Washington DC on May 18.