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'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Oscars' Diversity Issue (Video)

'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Oscars' Diversity Issue (Video)

Cecily Strong takes the stage in this spoof on the controversial lack of diverse nominees at this year’s Oscars during Saturday Night Live on Saturday (January 23) in New York City.

She plays a presenter at the “Screen Guild Awards” where she introduces the Best Actor nominees, played by Taran Killam, Pete Davidson, Beck Bennett, Bobby Moynihan, Jon Rudnitsky.

Not only are all the nominees white, but they show clips of their movies in which African-American actors are clearly the standouts.

In the end, the winner is…all the white actors. Watch below!

SNL – Screen Actors Guild Skit
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  • dalovelee

    Its odd that SNL is mocking the Oscars when they were questioned about their own lack of black women comics

  • smmy33

    On give it a rest , especially from SNL of all shows, their staff writers look like typical shopper Whole Foods upper west side.

    And who has TV network, magazines, movies, colleges, awards, record labels, charities, scolarships..all based on the colour ones skin.

  • FerCat

    Pffft. All the hot talented black actors and actresses are on tv. Aside from Idris, who else is on the big screen?

  • Ariana

    SNL is a another hypocritical platform for dumb liberals. As if SNL hires black comedians all the time. They only have white liberal hipsters.