Tonight on Saturday Night time Stay, Weekend Replace addressed matters starting from the demise of Robert Durst to the newest within the Prince Andrew Scandal, and a Sesame Road feud between Elmo and pet rock Rocco.
It was anchor Colin Jost who identified that Durst, “the New York actual property inheritor who murdered his good friend and dismembered his neighbor,” died in jail on Monday, aged 78. “Durst shall be remembered as New York’s fourth worst actual property inheritor,” he mentioned, on the subject of images of Donald Trump’s kids Don Jr., Eric and Ivanka.
Jost added that Prince Andrew, “who faces costs of sexual abuse,” was just lately stripped of his royal duties by Queen Elizabeth. “It’s an unprecedented case,” he summarized, “of an grownup stripping Prince Andrew.”
Later within the panel, anchor Michael Che famous that Sesame Road‘s Elmo has been trending just lately after getting right into a feud with Rocco, the imaginary good friend of his fellow Muppet Zoe.
When Che invited Elmo (Chloe Fineman) to the stage, the Muppet expressed his pleasure to be at SNL and his hope that someday possibly he can host, admitting that he “overreacted” when it got here to Rocco. He has already apologized, he famous, through a “lengthy Instagram publish” and is able to transfer on.
Then, Che stunned Elmo by inviting Rocco to affix their sit-down. “Why does Rocco get a chair? Rocco doesn’t want a chair!” mentioned Elmo. “Rocco doesn’t even have legs!”
When Elmo requested why Rocco was at 30 Rock, Che mentioned that he was in want of a Covid check, given the truth that he’d be internet hosting SNL subsequent week and serving as musical visitor in addition.
“Rocco is host and musical visitor? How?!” an enraged Elmo complained. “Elmo really feel like Elmo going insane right here.”
As Elmo ready to smother Rocco utilizing the previous “paper covers rock” trick, Che made him conscious that Rocco’s household was in attendance.
“Elmo hand over,” mentioned the Muppet. “I’m sorry.”
West Facet Story‘s Ariana DeBose hosted tonight’s episode, with Bleachers serving as musical visitor.