“Saturday Night time Dwell” roasted U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz following Tuesday’s New York Instances report that federal investigators had been making an attempt decide if he engaged in intercourse trafficking or had a relationship with a 17-year-old woman.
Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, has repeatedly denied the allegations and mentioned they’re a part of an extortion plot through which he is the sufferer.
However on “SNL,” Gaetz was steered to be “not that harmless” as a part of the fictional Britney Spears present, “Oops, You Did it Once more.”
“I get to resolve in the event that they’re harmless or not that harmless,” defined host Spears, performed by Chloe Fineman. “Shout out to our sponsor, Georgia — voted finest place to not vote.”
The present featured popular culture characters who’ve basically been canceled on account of their habits. Amongst them was cartoon skunk Pepe Le Pew (Kate McKinnon), reduce from the forthcoming “House Jam: A New Legacy” movie due to his aggressive sexuality.
“Hallo to you,” Le Pew mentioned. “I’d kiss you all the way in which up your arm however I understand that’s now not socially acceptable.”
Requested what he is been as much as, the skunk mentioned he is sought remedy for sexual habit. And he is had time to learn. “I’ve been studying books like ‘Ladies Are From Mars, Skunks Are From France,” Le Pew mentioned.
Gaetz was launched by Spears as “a full-on intercourse pest.” He appeared and exhibited among the trademark language of the hypersexual character Glenn Quagmire of TV’s “Household Man.”
“Excessive everybody,” he mentioned. “Giggity giggity goo.”
He then defined his final identify is “like Invoice Gates however with a ‘Z’ on the finish. Like a cool model for teenagers.”
“I believe I can spot a teen predator once I see one,” Spears mentioned. “In any case, I used to be on ‘Mickey Mouse Membership.’
Requested if thought the allegations may damage him within the subsequent election, Gaetz mentioned, “Weirdly, in my district, they may assist.”
He then claimed, “I’m similar to Pepe right here, I’m only a women’ man.”
Le Pew responded, “Dude, no. I’m a cartoon skunk, you’re a United States congressman. Be higher, OK?”
Information section “Weekend Replace” continued to grill Gaetz.
“Consultant Matt Gaetz, who seems like a personality artist’s drawing of me, is reportedly beneath investigation for an alleged sexual relationship with an underage woman,” co-host Colin Jost mentioned. “As a result of Gaetz believes that solely voters ought to have to indicate ID.”
Jost had extra information about Gaetz.
“It’s additionally being reported that Gaetz might have paid for intercourse with ladies he met on-line,” he mentioned. “That story has since been confirmed by his complete vibe.”
He additionally questioned why followers of QAnon, a few of whom believed a conspiracy principle that outstanding Democrats had been concerned in baby intercourse trafficking, aren’t as tuned in to the reported investigation involving Gaetz.
“A sitting congressman is being accused of kid trafficking, and the QAnon individuals are instantly, ‘Nah, I would like extra proof,'” Jost mentioned.
“The storm is lastly right here and QAnon is like, You’ll be able to’t consider every thing you learn on the web,” he mentioned.