SNL’s Weekend Update Takes on Virginia Blackface Scandals, Gucci Sweaters and Liam Neeson

Posted on February 10, 2019 4:27 pm

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On Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update, both Michael Che and Colin Jost weighed in on the various race scandals that blew up over the last couple of weeks, to pretty devastatingly hilarious effect.

“First the governor of Virginia admitted to wearing blackface in college for a Michael Jackson costume — by the way making it the least accurate Michael Jackson costume possible,” said Che to introduce the bit. “That would be crazy enough but then the attorney general was like ‘You too? Blackface is my jam!’ And then Liam Neeson was like, ‘Blackface! hold my beer.’”

After Jost showed