23+ Snl Smollett Sketch Gif. The snl sketch itself begins in a boardroom of writers and network executives waiting for smollett to arrive. On february 20, the empire actor was charged with felony disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false report about a january 29 attack in chicago, however all charges were dropped on march 26.
Legal edition, a game show where famous skeezy lawyers choose which crimes they'd like to represent. But the night's first live sketch was a surprisingly savage take on empire star jussie smollett, who was interestingly, on the same night that snl mocked smollett, former not ready for primetime player, chris rock, also roasted the actor while presenting an award at the naacp image awards. Actor jussie smollett smiles and waves to supporters before leaving cook county (ill.) court after his charges were dropped in chicago.
Saturday night live skewered jussie smollett in a sketch questioning the actor's innocence after charges against him were abruptly dropped.
Saturday night live briefly took on the jussie smollet controversy during a shark tank themed sketch featuring celebrities who have found themselves in legal then when asked if it is true, snl smollett asks if there are cameras outside. It seems inevitable after all the media coverage that saturday night live would take on jussie smollett. Saturday night live tackled the jussie smollett story with its signature brand of comedy — but here's why this comedian was noticeably absent. The saturday night live cast played controversial lawyers michael avenatti, jeanine pirro, alan dershowitz and rudy giuliani hearing from celebrities in legal trouble.