Saturday Night Live Slammed for “Racist” Aer Lingus Skit

Aer Lingus sounds a lot like a certain sex act.

This was the initial premise of a sketch on Saturday Night Live that closed out a November 2017 episode hosted by actress Saoirse Ronan.

It featured the young star as a flight attendant named Colleen, wearing a green uniform, rocking a bouffant bob hairstyle… and making jokes about Irish stereotypes such as potatoes and dogs.

Watch the sketch below and then check out the strong reaction on Twitter…

1. The Sketch:

Saturday night live aer lingus sketch
Click PLAY on the video above to get an understanding of what the fuss is about. (And also to see lots of really cute dogs!)

2. Aer Lingus Responds!

Aer lingus responds
Was the airline trying to sound like Donald Trump? Why would it do that?!? How weird and random.

3. Major Disappointment

Major disappointment
The harshest critiques were saved for Ronan, and came from other Irish citizens or Irish-Americans who were upset she openly embraced such silly generalizations about the country.

4. The Accents ARE Funny

The accents are funny
You have to admit that, right? But perhaps not enough to base an entire sketch around.

5. Let’s Be Honest…

Lets be honest
… the cunnilingus part wasn’t very funny, either. It isn’t exactly original.

6. Come On, SNL

Come on snl
We expect more from you! (Although some folks who haven’t been a fan since the Bill Murray days might not.)

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Eminem SLAMMED for Saturday Night Live Performance!

It's official: Eminem is back!

Well, it's not like he was ever officially gone — though it's been four years since he released his last album, he's recorded a few songs here and there.

But right now he's preparing for the release of his latest album, Revival. We don't know exactly when the album will drop, but this month he shared the first single, "Walk on Water."

To promote the album, he performed the single on this week's episode of Saturday Night Live, and while Beyonce wasn't there — she sings on the album track — his longtime collaborator Skylar Grey was.

And since he had a lady singer there with him, he took the opportunity to perform two of his old hits along with his new one — after "Walk on Water," they did bits from "Stan" and "Love the Way You Lie."

Considering all that, it should have been amazing, right?

Eminem fans should have lost their collective mind.

But unfortunately, that's just not what happened.

People were ruthless in their reactions to his performance, and, as always, they took to Twitter to express their displeasure.

"I would rather listen to the woman on the piano sing a dozen songs than try to understand what Eminem is saying for one rap," one person wrote.

Another said that "As a USED to be fan I checked in to see what was up….. #stfu #wtf was this [poop emoji] #pathetic attempt. Just retire into the trailer park you're #nothing anymore."

One person tweeted directly to Eminem, telling him that he is "a washed up hack" and "no one wants to see someone's dad who can barely grow a beard mumble some 'rhymes' on SNL."

In perhaps the most harsh criticism of them all, one person even wrote "I'm not sure Rihanna could have saved that performance as good as she is."

Even some of his diehard fans were willing to admit that perhaps the performance wasn't his best — one of them tweeted "So what @Eminem didn't have his best performance on #SNL? He's still a G.O.A.T."

Check out the video below and let us know what you think:

Eminem slammed for saturday night live performance

Larry David: SLAMMED for Doing Holocaust Jokes on Saturday Night Live!

So last night, Larry David hosted Saturday Night Live.

It should have been a wonderful opportunity for some solid Bernie Sanders sketches, and he did do a Bernie impersonation at one point, but that’s not what people are talking about.

Nope, instead people are focusing on his opening monologue.

Specifically the segment during the monologue in which he made a few Holocaust jokes.

He kicks off the bit by saying that he’s “always been obsessed with women,” and “I’ve often wondered, if I’d grown up in Poland when Hitler came to power and was sent to a concentration camp, would I still be checking out women in the camp?”

The audience started laughing nervously, and he answered his own question with “I think I would.”

“The problem is,” he continued, “there are no good opening lines in a concentration camp.”

“How’s it going?” he asked an imaginary women in this wacky scenario. “They treating you OK? You know, if we ever get out of here, I’d love to take you out for some latkes. You like latkes?”

When the line didn’t land — for the audience, too, but mostly for that imaginary lady — he said “What, what’d I say? Is it me, or is it the whole thing?”

From there, Larry wrapped up the monologue and went into the typical “We got a great show tonight …” SNL thing.

But, thanks to the internet, that certainly would not be the last we heard of those jokes.

“I’m not a Jew,” one person tweeted, “but I’m low-key offended by Larry David’s holocaust jokes on #SNL. Not cool.”

“I can’t believe they did jokes about a concentration camp I just can’t believe what I just saw it will never be okay to do,” another wrote.

Some people used a popular hashtag, #ReallyMakesMeCringe, to express their feelings about the monologue, for example “#ReallyMakesMeCringe when we have people denying the holocaust & Larry David opens the door for them to think it’s fine to joke about.”

There were a lot of photos shared of actual women in concentration camps to really drive home the point that the joke was offensive.

“Comedy does NOT mean everything can be funny,” someone stated. “Always wrong to joke about the Holocaust, even if you’re Jewish.”

Which is another thing — Larry is Jewish himself, so many people believe that he had the right to make those jokes.

“Don’t get why non-Jews think their opinions matter on whether or not Larry David is allowed to reference the holocaust in his jokes,” one such person tweeted.

Another explained that “If anyone is upset with Larry David’s holocaust jokes on SNL they are likely not Jewish. Comedy can help people deal with tragedy.”

So was he offensive, or does he have the right to make jokes like this?

Does anyone have the right to make jokes like this?

Sound off in the comments!


Kate McKinnon Does Pennywise in HILARIOUS Saturday Night Live Clip: Watch!

Saturday Night Live gave us such an incredible gift last night.

Well, honestly every single episode of Saturday Night Live is a gift, as long as Kate McKinnon is in the cast. Because seriously, how perfect is that woman?

From her incredible Hillary Clinton impersonation to her turn as Kellyanne Conway, literally everything she does is just magic.

But this skit she starred in last night?

It's beyond wonderful.

The skit begins with Alex Moffat as Anderson Cooper at CNN headquarters, and he discusses the possibility of having Kellyanne Conway on his show.

"Are we that desperate?" he asks before he heads out for the night — famous last words.

As he leaves the building, he pulls on a yellow raincoat and grabs a newspaper, and if you feel like this is turning into the opening scene from It, you're right.

But instead of seeing Pennywise in the sewer, Anderson meets Kellywise … Kellyanne in clown makeup.

It sounds a little ridiculous, sure, but Kate McKinnon manages to pull it off.

In It, we saw Pennywise the Clown peek out from the sewer at little Georgie, asking him repeatedly if he wants his paper boat back.

But here, Kellywise asks Anderson if he wants a quote, because the poor girl just wants to be on TV again.

Finally, Anderson is lured in by Kellywise pretending to be Hillary Clinton, and (spoiler alert!) she grows those crazy clown teeth and bites off his arm, just like in the movie.

And if you wanted to see Kate do another iconic scene from It, perhaps, say, that darling little Pennywise dance?

Let's just say you won't be disappointed.

Check out the full, amazing clip below:

Kate mckinnon does pennywise in hilarious saturday night live cl

Katy Perry Performs Taylor Swift Diss Track on Saturday Night Live: Watch!

Katy Perry sure knows how to get people talking.

Earlier this week, she dropped a brand new song from her upcoming album called "Swish Swish." The song features the talents of Nicki Minaj, and it's … well, it's OK.

But nobody's talking about the quality of the song or its guest performers — everyone's talking about the possible subject of the song.

Because "Swish Swish" is almost certainly about none other than Taylor Swift.

The lyrics seem to reference Katy's legendary feud with Taylor, and even when directly asked, Katy hasn't denied that the song is about her.

Ruby Rose, one of Taylor's key squad members, took the time to absolutely tear Katy apart soon after its release.

It's all very scandalous, and Katy brought that scandal with her when she performed the song last night on Saturday Night Live.

And it sure was a show.

We analyzed it to see if there were any references to Taylor, and if there were, we missed them.

But to be fair, it's hard to understand anything about what's happening in this performance.

Katy sings the song to the best of her ability — with no Nicki, it does drag a little — while surrounded by many, many people.

There are drag queens, dancers, a guy in a skeleton suit, and one very enthusiastic boy with a backpack who moves his arms really fast.

And while all these shenanigans are going on around her, Katy is just as serious as can be. Because it doesn't get more serious than "swish, swish, bish."

Watch the mess in action in the video below:

Katy perry performs taylor swift diss track on saturday night li

Melissa McCarthy Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Sean Spicer Make Out with Donald Trump!

Melissa McCarthy is just the best. Really, just an amazingly funny, top-notch human being.

We've seen it in interviews, we've seen it in her movies, and most recently we've been seeing it in her appearances on Saturday Night Live.

For the past few months now, Melissa has been making guest appearances on Satuday Night Live to do her incredible impersonation of Sean Spicer, White House press secretary.

But last night, she hosted the show. And that means that her Spicer skit was out of this world.

At the beginning of the skit, Sarah Huckabee Sanders is filling in for Spicer while he — wait for it — hides in the bushes outside.

It's already beautiful.

He's asked questions about the Comey firing and the Russia investigation, which, as you can imagine, he doesn't handle with much patience.

"Let me just put this whole Russian thing to bed, once and for all," he finally yells. "Trump is innocent. How do we know? Because he told us so. Period."

It's easy to forget that this is satire, isn't it?

Finally, reporters ask Spicer about rumors that Trump plans on firing him and hiring Sarah in his place. And poor Spicey … he doesn't handle it well.

And that's how we came to have footage of Melissa McCarthy dressed as Sean Spicer, roaming the streets of New York City on the White House podium, looking for Trump.

When the president is finally found at a golf course in New Jersey, the conversation gets heated fast.

Spicer says that he doesn't think he can do the job anymore, and Trump tries to convince him to stay, finally asking him to kiss him.

"I can't," Spicer objects, "I have a wife, I took vows."

But Trump — good ol' Trump — tells him "I'm famous, it's OK."

And so Melissa as Spicer and Alec Baldwin as Trump make out. Hard.

Watch it all go down in the clip below:

Melissa mccarthy hosts saturday night live watch sean spicer mak