‘S.N.L.’ Takes on the Trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

5/15/2022 10:30:00 AM

Selena Gomez hosted “Saturday Night Live” this week, which took aim at the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial and featured a cameo by Steve Martin.

Selena Gomez hosted “Saturday Night Live” this week, which took aim at the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial and featured a cameo by Steve Martin.

In an episode hosted by Selena Gomez, “Saturday Night Live” tried to distract itself from a dire news week with a celebrity lawsuit and whoopee cushions.

the defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.May 15, 2022 After viewing the footage, the judge bangs the gavel and weighs in, sharing,"This trail has given me a lot to consider.Saturday Night Live ‘s cold open on May 14 tackled Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s defamation trial, focusing primarily on the claims that Heard defecated on her and Depp’s bed.Saturday Night Live.

This weekend’s broadcast, hosted by Selena Gomez and featuring the musical guest Post Malone, was introduced by Kate McKinnon, playing the MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace.After rattling off other headlines — “political fallout from the recent Jan.Depp's story, but on the other hand your constant little smirk lets me know this isn't the first woman that you've made so mad she pooped in your bed.6 subpoenas, updates on the Russian helicopter taken down by Ukraine, plus a nationwide shortage of baby formula” — McKinnon explained to viewers that her network would instead be covering the celebrity trial.Depp, earlier in this trial, you mentioned that Ms.“I know it’s not the most pertinent story of the moment,” she said, “but with all the problems in the world, isn’t nice to have a news story we can all collectively watch and say: ‘Ooh.The sketch comes amid the high-profile court case, which resumes Monday after taking a week-long hiatus.Glad it ain’t me’?” Inside a courtroom, Depp (Kyle Mooney) sat in a witness box, being examined by his lawyer (Aidy Bryant), who was asking about an incident in which Heard was accused of leaving fecal matter in Depp’s bed.Parodying the way the trial has become such a pop culture moment, Strong said, “I think I’ve seen enough.

Despite the objections of Heard’s lawyer (Heidi Gardner), the presiding judge (Cecily Strong) said she would allow Depp’s team to play a surveillance video that supposedly confirmed his version of events.airs live, coast-to-coast, at 11:30 p.Bryant went on show a clip of Depp’s property manager Leonard Green, played by Kenan Thompson, discovering the alleged fecal matter in the bed.“Because it does sound fun,” said Strong, “and this trial is for fun.” In the scene from the videotape, Kenan Thompson played a property manager who was the first to make the unpleasant discovery in Depp’s bed.ET/8:30 p.(“Aw, hell no!” he exclaimed.But I’ll allow it because it does sound fun,” Cecily Strong’s judge responds.) Gardner lodged another objection, but Strong told her she was once again overruled.PT on NBC.This is not the first woman you made so mad that she pooped in your bed.

“I’d like to see more of this video,” Strong said.When Gardner asked why, she responded: “’Cause it’s funny.” Thompson then called in Ego Nwodim to show her what he found.” As the videotape played on, Thompson and a second household staff member, played by Ego Nwodim, argued about who would be responsible for cleaning the bed.They both said it was possible Heard could have made the mess, following an accusation from Depp that she had severed a part of his finger in a fight.Asked how much longer they had to keep playing the tape, Strong replied: “We don’t have to watch any of it.“Why would she boo-boo in her own bed,” Nwodim asked Thompson.I remember telling my friend I was cast in a show called ‘Only Murders,’ and she said, ‘Sounds sexy.

But we want to.So hush.” (After which she took a swig from a glass of wine.'” Unearthed surveillance from the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial.) Back in the bedroom, Thompson and Nwodim continued their argument, joined by a housekeeper played by Melissa Villaseñor and a laundryman played by Chris Redd.(Redd, surveying the scene, had assumed that Thompson was the culprit.“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the first preview of ‘A Storm Within’ by acclaimed Irish playwright Rory McFadden.

“So you really did it, man,” he said.“You finally quit.”) Strong addressed Mooney and the rest of the courtroom.“This trial has given me a lot to consider,” she said.“One on hand, I believe Mr.The rapper will release his fourth studio album “Twelve Carat Toothache” on June 3 via Mercury Records and Republic Records.

Depp’s story.But on the other hand, your constant little smirk lets me know that this is not the first woman you’ve made so mad that she pooped in your bed.” Netflix sendup of the week One sign of a successful parody is that you don’t have to be familiar with the source material that’s being satirized to appreciate it.Case in point: If you’re already a viewer of the Netflix reality series “Old Enough!,” a long-running Japanese program that follows toddlers as they try to run errands on their own, hey, good for you.If not, you can still appreciate this would-be American remake, which instead is about long-term boyfriends who try to complete real-world tasks for their significant others, like buying shallots and night mist eye pencils (a thing we only just learned existed because of this sketch).

All the world’s a stage of the week Two recent and not especially humorous developments on New York stages that may better inform your understanding of the following sketch: Many shows.

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'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Johnny Depp & Amber Heard 'Cuckoo Trial'This week's 'SNL' poked fun at the media circus surrounding the high-profile defamation case. Amber Heard framed johnny depp from the beginning. JusticeForJohnnyDepp JohnnyDeppIsInnocent

‘SNL’ Cold Open Tackles Johnny Depp and Amber Heard TrialThe show's opening sketch focused on the claims that Heard defecated on her and Depp's bed. Can SNL get any more unfunny How sad, this show used to be hilarious. SNL should've had Dana Carvey guest star to do the judge.

‘SNL’ Cold Open Parodies Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Trial and ‘Fecal Delivery’ AllegationsJohnny Depp and Amber Heard’s court battle was the center of the cold open on the May 14 episode of “Saturday Night Live.” Kyle Mooney played Depp, who, in real life, has alleged … I don’t know man, I don’t think it’s something to joke about. The whole trial on the spotlight (even though it’s an American state thing apparently) and people being so obsessed with it gives me sensationalism vibes. Yikes 😬 JOHNNY DESERVES JUSTICE ❤️💪🏻 AbuseHasNoGender JusticeForJohnnyDeep JohnnyDepp WE LOVE YOU JOHNNY DEPP WeStandWithJohnnyDepp TruthWins AmberHeardIsAPsycopath AmberHeardDeservesPrison

Opinion | The dangerous reality TV-ification of Amber Heard and Johnny DeppThe public is approaching the Depp v. Heard trial the same way we would a reality TV show — and it could have unintended consequences. emmaladyrose Hot garbage alert 🚨🚨🚨 emmaladyrose This entire lawsuit is a joke. None of it is about defamation now. It's just a performance aimed at resurrecting Depp's career and ruining Heard's. emmaladyrose Oh please. I couldn’t even finish reading this. Is this a result of her new PR team? Give me a break.

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Why Didn’t Johnny Depp Sue Amber Heard for Breaching Her NDA?For the past month, jurors in Virginia have been witness to a tabloid spectacle. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have taken turns revealing every detail of their four-year relationship, including serio… If he wins the defamation case he may be Captain of the Black Pearl once again JusticeForJohhnyDepp just the fact that from now on he'll be checking his sheets every night before going to bed... 🤦‍♂️