SNL Roasts Santos, MTG and Trump’s ‘Big Ole Dump Truck’
NBCOn Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” this week, co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che took on some of the Republican Party’s newer crop of stars. But as is often the case, Donald Trump got the worst of it.“Representative George Santos said that he is stepping aside from his committee assignments to prevent being a distraction,” Che said. “He added, ‘The last thing I want is attention.’ Then he sashayed away in a feather boa.”Jost then got one more dig at Santos in by calling out one of tnews.yahoo.com
SNL’s Michael Che Knocks Jada Pinkett Smith in Fierce Chris Rock Defense
NBCWith his stand-up tour in New Jersey this weekend, it must have been tempting for Chris Rock to drop by his old stomping grounds to address what went down with Will Smith at the Oscars just six days ago. But instead, it was left to “Weekend Update” co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che to come to his defense. And they held nothing back.“Intelligence officials are saying that Vladimir Putin is being misinformed by his advisers about how badly the Russian military is performing in Ukraine,” Josnews.yahoo.com
SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Roasts ‘Insane’ Putin and ‘Honorary Russian’ Trump
NBC“This week marks two years since the beginning of the first COVID lockdown and let’s just say some people have handled the stress better than others,” Colin Jost said at the top of Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” this week, as Vladimir Putin’s photo appeared on screen beside him. “Russia has passed a ‘fake news’ law that makes it illegal for any organization to report information that contradicts what the government says,” he continued, “which explains the recent headline, ‘6-foot-5 Punews.yahoo.com
Ukraine and Russia to hold talks Monday
Video from Russian news agency RIA Novosti showed the arrival of a Ukrainian delegation for talks with Russia amid its invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine has agreed to talks with Moscow, but it's unclear whether they'll lead to any breakthrough. (Feb. 28)news.yahoo.com
Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families
With Afghanistan plunged into financial crisis following the Taliban takeover six months ago, a growing number of people are selling their kidneys to save their families. The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bleakly nicknamed "one kidney village".news.yahoo.com
Ukraine and Russia agree to diplomatic talks amid fighting
Ukrainian and Russian officials will engage in talks on Monday in Belarus. This comes after four days of fighting since Russia invaded Ukraine. Michael Weiss, news director at New Lines Magazine, joins CBS News' Lana Zak to break down the latest headlines and Russian President Vladimir Putin's mindset.news.yahoo.com
SNL Mocks Trump and Tucker Carlson for Backing Putin in Ukraine
NBCAfter opening this week’s show on a somber note, Saturday Night Live avoided trying to mine laughs from Russia’s Ukraine invasion—until Colin Jost and Michael Che took the stage for “Weekend Update.”“President Putin launched the attack with support from allies like Belarus and Tucker Carlson,” Jost began. “Many analysts were surprised that Putin went through with it even though it was obviously going to be a colossal mistake. But he couldn’t back down after all that build up. Kind of like hownews.yahoo.com
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost reunite for Super Bowl ad
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost once made comedy skits on “Saturday Night Live,” but now the married couple will reunite onscreen to dodge a mind-reading Alexa device in a new Super Bowl commercial. Johansson and Jost put their normal game-day routine at home into action with the help of the Amazon device — a virtual personal assistant that plays music, tells the weather, delivers news and sports. The commercial attempts to take a comical approach on the situation, which Jost believes every couple would “relate to on some level.”news.yahoo.com
SNL's Michael Che Nails Fox News Host’s Awful Christmas Tree Fire Take
Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” had a lot of news to cover this week, but the hands-down best joke came from Michael Che about the homeless arsonist who set the Fox News Christmas tree on fire last week.“After the tree outside of Fox News headquarters was set on fire by a homeless man, Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt said, ‘This Scrooge is not going to get away with it,’” Che told viewers. “And nothing has ever explained Fox News better than a rich white lady calling a homeless man ‘Snews.yahoo.com
SNL’s Michael Che Nails Trump’s New ‘Sex Offender’ Social Network
NBCColin Jost opened the Halloween edition of Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” with the “most haunting image” he saw this past week. No, it wasn’t Kanye West in his creepy white mask, he joked: “Sorry, Ye, he goes by Ye now. Even though no one looks at this and goes, ‘Yay!’”He was actually talking about Steve Bannon, “former White House, I want to say garbage man,” who was held in contempt of Congress this week for avoiding a subpoena in the January 6th investigation. “But this is what Bannews.yahoo.com
Colin Jost opens up about reasons behind his marriage reveal
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. AdIn his latest film, a new version of "Tom and Jerry” that combines animation with live action, Jost plays a groom in an elaborate high-profile wedding at a ritzy hotel. Filmed before his own nuptials, Jost picked up a little something from the experience. “My character obviously is going overboard in an attempt to both please his bride and impress her father,” Jost said.
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost marry in private ceremony
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost marry in private ceremony
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)LOS ANGELES – Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have tied the knot a year after engagement. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. This is the first marriage for the 38-year-old Jost, who is the co-anchor of “SNL's” Weekend Update.
Scarlett Johansson Opens Up About Colin Jost's Romantic Proposal: 'He Killed It'
Scarlett Johansson is smitten with her fiance, Colin Jost! "He did [do it in a romantic way], he killed it," she gushes. Johansson went on to praise her future husband, saying of Jost, "He's very charming and very thoughtful and romantic. Johansson was previously married to actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011 and journalist Romain Dauriac from 2014 to 2017. As for when the wedding date will be, Johansson quips, "I have to clear my schedule first."
Scarlett Johansson Plays Coy About Wedding Planning at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival
Scarlett Johansson has a lot going on these days. The Avengers: Endgame actress headed to Canada over the weekend for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, where she is celebrating the premiere screenings of two upcoming films, Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit. The actress spoke with ET's Keltie Knight on the red carpet outside the screening of Jojo Rabbit, and Johansson marveled at the whirlwind experience of heading to a festival to rep multiple projects. the actress joked, playing coy when asked how her wedding is going to get planned. Jojo Rabbit hits theaters Oct. 18, while Marriage Story will be debut in select theaters and on Netflix Dec. 6.