Rupert Murdoch, X/Twitter, ‘And Simply Like That’ – Deadline

It was a busy week for Colin Jost and Michael Che as they joked on Saturday Evening Dwell‘s “Weekend Replace” about the whole lot in politics and popular culture.

The large information proper now could be media and tech corporations pulling their advert {dollars} from X, the social media platform previously often called Twitter, after commercials began showing subsequent to anti-semitic posts.

“Which is a big reduction as a result of I used to be positively apprehensive about the place this was going to finish up,” Jost quipped.

A picture of Jost making a thumbs-up appeared on-screen with the SNL “Weekend Replace” anchor smiling gleefully.

Colin Jost on 'SNL'

Colin Jost on ‘SNL’


In a while within the section, Jost took on the information that Rupert Murdoch was stepping down as CEO of Fox Information mum or dad Fox and Information Corp, joking that he handed “the place to his son, Darth Murdoch.” Jost made a reference to the villain Darth Vader of Star Wars.

The Intercourse and the Metropolis spinoff, And Simply Like That additionally bought a point out on the late-night present. When speaking a couple of girl in Europe who keyed a number of parked automobiles and blamed it on “feeling menopausal,” Jost quipped that “By the way, ‘Feeling Menopausal’ was additionally the working title of And Simply Like That.”

U.S. President Joe Biden additionally obtained a number of jabs from the “Weekend Replace” hosts. Jost highlighted the video of Biden calling China’s President Xi a dictator as Secretary of State Antony Blinken didn’t appear too happy with the POTUS being so blunt about it.

“That’s the identical face I make when my uncle begins a narrative by mentioning the race of the waitress,” Jost quipped.

“It’s really the identical face I made after I first heard Biden mentioned this about LL Cool J,” Jost added earlier than a clip of Biden introducing and butchering the rapper’s title and mentioning LL Cool J’s biceps have been larger than his thighs.

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