SNL mocks Trump's week at the NATO Summit with bullying from world leaders in the cafeteria
- 'Saturday Night Live' kicked off its December 7 show with a scene pulled out of a high school cafeteria - but with more politicians.
- The sketch featured Alec Baldwin as President Donald J. Trump getting bullied by "cool kids" Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, played by Jimmy Fallon, French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron, played by Paul Rudd, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, played by James Corden, in the NATO cafeteria.
- The incident drew from the real-life incidents at the NATO Summit in December in which Trump cut short his trip to the UK after a video emerged of the world leaders seemingly mocking him.
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"Saturday Night Live" took the real-life events of the NATO Summit and dropped them in the middle of a high school cafeteria.With seating rejections, an "Impeach Me" sign, and harsh words about the president's climate policy - "Did you hear him talk about climate change the other day? He said we need stronger toilets," said "SNL's" European leaders, referencing statements made by US President Donald J. Trump earlier in the week.
The sketch kicked off the show's December 7 episode, which was hosted by Jennifer Lopez with Da Baby as musical guest.The incident drew from the real-life incidents at the NATO Summit in December in which Trump cut short his trip to the UK after a video emerged of the world leaders mocking him. Trump on Wednesday called Trudeau "two-faced" and had a tense press conference with Macron in which the French prime minister corrected Trump during a discussion about ISIS.
Johnson, long seen as an ally to Trump, avoided being photographed with Trump during the visit.Read more: 18 photos show Trump's disastrous NATO summit, where he was left isolated and embarrassed by his closest allies"Quick, quick, wave to him so it seems like we like him," Macron tells the group after the three laugh at Trump's expense.
During the sketch, Trump is sent to sit with Latvia's representative, played by Alex Moffat, who is seen playing with a cup-and-ball toy. Rudd's Macron tells Trump, "Latvia seems more your speed." Instead, the world leaders invite German Chancellor Angela Merkel - played by Kate McKinnon - to join their table, much to her delight.
Watch the full sketch:
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