Weekend Update 2

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Colin Jost

Michael Che

[Starts with Michael Che in his news set. There’s a picture of Prince William and Kate at right top corner.]

Michael Che: It was announced this morning that Prince William and Kate gave birth to a baby girl weighing 8 pounds, three ounces. So she’s only a day old and all anybody can talk about is her weight?

[Cut to Colin Jost. There’s a picture of Abercrombie & Fitch plaque at left top corner.]

Colin Jost: Abercrombie & Fitch has announced plans to no longer hire employees based on attractiveness, which should make the first new guy they hire feel great!

[Picture changes to Bruce Jenner]

In an interview with Diane Sawyer last week, Bruce Jenner revealed that he self identifies as a woman. It was a moving and brave interview. And obviously this is a delicate subject to talk about. But as a comedy show, we still need to make jokes about it. So here we go. You know, the thing with Bruce Jenner is– and like I said, he’s brave and um… and um… Michael, you wanna jump in here?

Michael Che: Nope!

Colin Jost: Okay. You know, there’s one thing… You know, actually Michael and I were talking back stage…

Michael Che: No man, that was just you.

Colin Jost: Okay, well, here’s the thing. I just feel like any way you slice it…

Michael Che: No, do not say slice.

Colin Jost: Okay, ya, you know what? I think it’s maybe better even just to–

Michael Che: Move on!

Colin Jost: — move on! Yeah. Back to you, Michael.

Michael Che: Thank you.

[Cut to Michael Che. There’s a picture of Slavery Museum at right top corner.]

Let’s get to something less chilling. The first museum in America dedicated entirely to slavery has opened on a form of sugar plantation Louisiana. Said one museum employee, “Help! This ain’t no damn museum!”

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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