Taylor Lautner Gives Kanye West 'Swift' Kick on SNL

12/13/2009 at 09:20 AM EST

Just weeks after Taylor Swift's appearance on Saturday Night Live, her "really close" friend, Taylor Lautner, took center stage Saturday to host the late-night sketch show. In his opening monologue, Lautner hilariously defended Swift's honor by beheading a Kanye West mannequin with some impressive martial arts kicks. The New Moon star, who was on stage during the rapper's infamous VMA faux pas, reenacted the scene – making himself into a high-kicking hero by knocking West's block off and then kissing his fair maiden.

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