Tina Fey returned to SNL‘s Weekend Replace desk on Thursday, the place the College of Virginia alumna spoke out concerning the current white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville.
“It broke my coronary heart to see these evil forces decsend upon Charlottesville,” Fey started. “Then our president, Donald John Trump — which I don’t assume folks speak sufficient about what a silly, jackass identify that’s. Donald John? No matter! He will get away with it as a result of he’s attractive. Anyway, Donny John comes out and he says that he condemns violence on many sides, and I’m feeling sick as a result of I’ve seen Raiders of the Misplaced Ark and I wasn’t confused by it. Nazis are all the time unhealthy. I don’t care what you say.
“There’s 9 extra alt-right rallies deliberate across the nation this Saturday, together with one in New York Metropolis in Washington Sq. Park,” Fey continued. “A part of me hopes these neo-Nazis do attempt it and get the ham salad kicked out of them by a bunch of drag queens, as a result of you already know what a drag queen nonetheless is? A six-foot-four black man.”
Fey then pleaded with New Yorkers to avoid the deliberate demonstration as a result of “I don’t need any extra good folks to get damage,” earlier than including, “I do know a number of us are feeling anxious and asking ourselves, ‘What can I do?’ So I’d urge folks this Saturday as a substitute of collaborating in these screaming matches and potential violence, discover a native enterprise that you simply help — perhaps a Jewish-run bakery, or an African-American-run bakery. Order a cake with the American flag on it like this one and simply eat it, Colin.”
Fey then grabbed a fork and went to city.
Earlier within the broadcast, fellow former Weekend Replace anchors Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers appeared as founding fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Through the section, Washington defended himself towards current comparisons made by Trump (who equated the nation’s first president to Accomplice Normal Robert E. Lee).