Biebs to the rescue!
Justin Bieber made the day of dozens of fans lined up outside NBC’s 30 Rock Center in hopes of winning standby tickets to see the teen host “Saturday Night Live.”
On Friday, the superstar bought a warm snack for the group of devoted Beliebers, who have been braving wind, rain and freezing temperatures for the chance to see him perform.
“It’s a standby line pizza party courtesy of @justinbieber and the awesome people on his team!” “SNL” Tweeted on Friday, along with a photo of smiling, bundled up fans holding a box of pizza.
Justin later chimed in, Tweeting, “Everyone outside be safe. Enjoy the pizza ;) #BIEBERonSNL”
Earlier this week, the Canadian-born star took to Twitter to give his 34 million followers an update on “SNL” rehearsals.
“The cast is awesome. So positive. Make the process fun. I’m excited,” he Tweeted on Wednesday. “Laughed all day today but gonna be a lot of work. We ready!”
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, the “As Long As You Love Me” singer, 18, served as a musical guest on the late night comedy back in 2010 and has since also appeared in a few sketches and a digital short.
He returns to the “SNL” stage to pull double duty – hosting and performing – on Saturday.
Justin joins a long line of musicians who have braved the legendary NBC stage as both the musical guest and host, including (most recently) Bruno Mars, Elton John, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Mick Jagger, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and more.