All the Behind-the-Scenes Moments You Didn’t See During SNL’s 40th Anniversary Special — Including Ana Gasteyer Sans Her Wig!

#SNL40

A photo posted by Justin Timberlake (@justintimberlake) on Feb 15, 2015 at 5:23pm PST

About 99 percent of Hollywood attended Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary special on Sunday, Feb. 15, and while the show itself was hilarious, the behind-the-scenes snaps and tweets shared by A-list’s funniest crowd were even better. Take a look below at some of the moments you didn’t see on TV:

Ana Gasteyer and Amy Poehler shared what the makeup chairs and dressing rooms looked like:

#WigsOff #SNL40 #AmyPoehler

A photo posted by anagasteyer (@anagasteyer) on Feb 15, 2015 at 6:59pm PST


Gasteyer also took a “hug selfie” with Taylor Swift, making us all jealous:

Here's the deal, gang. When you get a #HugSelfie with @taylorswift "for your daughter" you post it #SNL40

A photo posted by anagasteyer (@anagasteyer) on Feb 16, 2015 at 10:14am PST


Pete Davidson popped some personalized bubbly:

Now is a good time to pop this. #SNL40 ????@davidsonpete

A photo posted by Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) on Feb 15, 2015 at 9:55pm PST


Justin Timberlake got his drank on before opening the show with Jimmy Fallon:

#SNL40

A photo posted by Justin Timberlake (@justintimberlake) on Feb 15, 2015 at 2:58pm PST

Sarah Silverman had a moment backstage watching Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Jane Curtain:


Bradley Cooper showed off his gams while prepping for The Californians skit:

Prepping for the family reunion. #TheCalifornians #SNL40 #LiveFrom8H

A photo posted by Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) on Feb 15, 2015 at 6:10pm PST

Lance Bass joked about meeting Tina Fey, er, Sarah Palin:

I finally met #TinaFey!!!! #SNL40

A photo posted by Lance Bass (@lancebass) on Feb 16, 2015 at 9:13am PST


David Spade did his best smolder while Kerry Washington photobombed him in the audience:

Me looking cool as shit in the audience

A photo posted by David Spade (@davidspade) on Feb 16, 2015 at 8:30am PST

Taboo revealed Kim Kardashian’s entire outfit while posing next to the reality star and Kanye West:

@kimkardashian #kanyewest #yeezy #snl40

A photo posted by Taboo (@officialtaboo) on Feb 15, 2015 at 8:54pm PST

Leslie Jones killed the selfie game, and yes, she also got a “selfie hug” with Taylor Swift:


But really, Jones took a selfie with basically everyone there:

Bill Hader posed with Bill Murray and it was simply amazing:


Will Ferrell and Kevin Nealon towered over Debbie Downer:

#LiveFrom8H with Will Ferrell, Kevin Nealon, and Debbie Downer. #SNL40

A photo posted by Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) on Feb 15, 2015 at 5:50pm PST


Seth Meyers showed off what it really looks like backstage:

New doors! #SNL40

A photo posted by @sethmeyers on Feb 14, 2015 at 1:15pm PST

And most important, Bobby Moynihan proved dreams do come true:

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