Weekend Update” co-anchor Colin Jost questioned the timing of former President Donald Trump’s NFT collection release in a fiery takedown on “Saturday Night Live.”
Jost weighed in on the former president’s $99 “digital trading cards” that dropped this week — a collectionthat’sbeenthe subjectofridicule despite reportedly selling out in 12 hours.
Jost opened “Weekend Update” with a report about the House Jan. 6 committee’s consideration to issue referrals of at least three criminal charges against Trump.
The “SNL” cast member later ripped into Trump’s NFT collection as he mocked the former president’s tendency to get military draft deferments and his ties to antisemitic rapper Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West.
“It’s such a funny move to get into NFTs after the whole market just crashed. It’s like getting into Kanye now, which Trump also kind of did,” Jost quipped.
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Cecily Strong is leaving “Saturday Night Live,” continuing the exodus of veteran “Not Ready For Prime Time Players” who have been parting ways with the venerable NBC program since last summer. The NBC show announced that Saturday’s broadcast — expected to be “SNL”s “ last of 2022 — would also mark Strong’s final appearance as […]
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Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, like Marjorie Taylor Greene complaining that people can buy sex toys at Target.
In the Saturday Night Live cold open, Donald Trump pitches and defends his NFT trading cards.
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Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/Getty ImagesMore than two decades after he came to power, President Putin’s grip on the Russian people is finally starting to falter.The war in Ukraine has opened up a credibility gap, and for the first time many Russians no longer feel they can trust what their leader is saying to them. Combined with tough economic sanctions, funds being re-allocated to the war, and conscription drives across the country, the costs of this vainglorious conquest
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Former President Donald Trump voiced his support for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif) bid for Speaker on Friday, warning the five Republican holdouts that they’re “playing a very dangerous game.” “Look, I think this: Kevin has worked very hard,” Trump said in an interview with Breitbart, adding, “I think he deserves the shot. Hopefully…
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“Republicans are the gang that couldn’t shoot straight — except at one another,” mocked an editorial in the newspaper.
Fulton County's district attorney, Fani Willis, is finalizing an inquiry into Donald Trump's efforts to overturn 2020 election results in Georgia.
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Baby, it’s cold outside, but it was warm when Elizabeth Hurley filmed her holiday movie, Christmas in the Caribbean. Not only did she have a tropical wardrobe, but she made sure her favorite turquoise-blue bikini was from her Elizabeth Hurley Beach line. The 57-year-old actress shared behind-the-scenes footage from the film of her frolicking in […]
Sen. Alex Padilla on Sunday pushed back against what he called "Republican rhetoric" around the expected expiration of Title 42, a pandemic-era policy which allows the expulsion of migrants on public health grounds. "Here's the biggest frustration for all the Republicans rhetoric about chaos at the border: No. 1, they have yet to come forward with a plan of how to better handle this scenario," Padilla, D-Calif., who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee's immigration, citizenship and border safety subcommittee, told ABC "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz. "No. 2, they have not been willing to commit the additional resources that the departments and agencies say that they need to handle this big influx," Padilla said.
An official at the Bahamas Fox Hill prison, known for its harsh conditions, told The Washington Post Sam Bankman-Fried was ready to 'face the music.'


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