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SNL: Kate McKinnon mocks ‘cuckoo’ Johnny Depp v Amber Heard trial

Kate McKinnon mocked the ongoing defamation trial between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard during the cold open on this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live (14 May). The two actors are embroiled in a lawsuit as a result of an op-ed Heard wrote, which Depp claims defamed him and ruined his career. The comedian touched on other current events including Roe v Wade, the Russian-Ukraine war, and the baby formula shortage, before settling on an update on the multi-million dollar trial.“I know it’s not the most pertinent story at the moment,” McKinnon began. “But with all the...
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'SNL': Selena Gomez, Ego Nwodim and Kate McKinnon Are Perfectly Normal Princesses in Three Daughters Sketch

Former Disney Channel star Selena Gomez was the host of the penultimate episode of Saturday Night Live Season 47, with Post Malone appearing as musical guest. As is usual, Gomez partook in many of this Saturday's episode sketches, and in one of these, she played one of three princesses who are going to be selected to be betrothed to the dragon-slaying prince.
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'SNL': Chloe Fineman Understudies For Elizabeth Olsen, Cecily Strong, and Kate McKinnon

Benedict Cumberbatch took to Saturday Night Live with musical guest Arcade Fire and with it brought plenty of jokes about Mother's Day as well as quite a few shout-outs to movies and shows he's done in the past. But one sketch that really rose up the ranks as among the best of the night was "The Understudy". Focusing on star Chloe Fineman as the full-time understudy for all of Saturday Night Live, it shows why she's great at what she does and also had some surprises still!
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The Dropout would not have been good if Kate McKinnon played Elizabeth Holmes

The SNL star was originally attached to the Hulu limited series when it was ordered to series three years ago this week. Seven months later, McKinnon signed on to play Carole Baskin in what would become Peacock's Joe vs. Carole. But apparently because of Joe vs. Carole, McKinnon dropped out of The Dropout, resulting in Amanda Seyfried's casting as Holmes. "Now that a number of us have seen The Dropout and decided it is actually good, I want to ask: Can you imagine if Kate McKinnon was in that???" asks Kelly Conaboy. Seyfried, she adds, "is able to depict one of the weirdest weirdos of all time with an appropriate amount of delicate seriousness, while simultaneously doing a silly voice and, frequently, a silly dance. It isn’t an easy task. I don’t necessarily doubt that Kate McKinnon could handle a non-comedic role, but a non-comedic role that necessitated a silly costume, a silly voice, and silly dancing? Oh no. I fear this would have been far too tempting for the SNL star, whose main tricks are 'comedy voice' and 'comedy hobbling.' I fear it would have quickly veered into the realm of … sketch." The Dropout and Joe vs. Carole wound up premiering on the same day, March 3, with one becoming buzzworthy and the other quickly forgotten.
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Kate McKinnon rips into Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill on 'SNL'

This weekend on “Saturday Night Live,” cast member Kate McKinnon shared her thoughts on the “Don’t Say Gay” bill that is expected to become law in Florida. The controversial piece of legislation, officially called the Parental Rights in Education bill, in part prohibits “classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in certain grade levels” in Florida’s primary schools.
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Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon mocks Florida's 'unconscionable' 'Don't Say Gay' bill

An incredulous Kate McKinnon slammed Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill during this week's Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live. McKinnon, who is openly gay, appeared as herself to address the legislation passed by Florida's House of Representatives, which would bar educators from speaking to primary school students about LGBTQ+ topics, such as gender identity and sexual orientation, that are not considered "age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate" for pupils.
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'SNL' Nails The Ridiculousness of the 'Don't Say Gay' Bill With A Poignant Message From Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon joined Colin Jost on Weekend Update to comment on Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill, HB1557, as it passed its final state Senate committee last week. McKinnon sets up the segment with blissful ignorance, "I heard about this law, and I think it's amazing!" She spins to her middle school experience and the impact of hearing "that's so gay" or "ew, you're gay," exclaiming how wonderful it is that Ron Desantis has taken a stand to say "No, you cannot say gay in school anymore."
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Weekend Update ft. Kate McKinnon and Ego Nwodim - SNL

Weekend Update hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che cover the week's biggest news before speaking with Kate McKinnon and a weary mother in her darkest hour (Ego Nwodim). Saturday Night Live. Stream now on Peacock: https://pck.tv/3uQxh4q. Stream Current Full Episodes: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live. WATCH PAST SNL SEASONS. Google Play - http://bit.ly/SNLGooglePlay. iTunes...
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Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon speaks out about Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill: ‘I Am Deeply Gay’

Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon appeared during the show’s Weekend Update segment tonight (5 March) to speak out about a bill in Florida which would outlaw any “classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity”.Initially, McKinnon had voiced ironic support for the so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay Bill’. “I think it’s amazing,” joked McKinnon. “When I was in middle school in the Nineties, I was kind of, like, tortured by the constant use of the word ‘gay’—like, ‘that’s so gay’ or ‘ew, you’re gay.’ It made me feel so horrible. So, to hear that Ron DeSantis has taken a stand and...
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Weekend Update: Kate McKinnon on Florida's "Don't Say Gay" Bill - SNL

Kate McKinnon stops by Weekend Update to discuss how she feels about Florida passing the "Don't Say Gay" bill. Saturday Night Live. Stream now on Peacock: https://pck.tv/3uQxh4q. Stream Current Full Episodes: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live. WATCH PAST SNL SEASONS. Google Play - http://bit.ly/SNLGooglePlay. iTunes - http://bit.ly/SNLiTunes. SNL ON SOCIAL. #SNL #OscarIsaac #CharliXCX #SNL47.
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