When comedian Chris Rock hosted the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" last night, he used his opening monologue to inform President Donald Trump of his COVID-19 diagnosis.
Rock mocks Trump's COVID diagnosis
Rock described the president's diagnosis as an "elephant in the room" before adding that his heart went to COVID and was related to Trump's health.
"Before we even start, let's – You know, hey, the elephant in the room: President Trump in the hospital from COVID, and i just want to say My heart goes out to COVID, "said Rock. "This is a special show This show is very different than any other show. "
“There are so many protocols – all of them was in that audience checked, and all week I had I get things up my nose, ”he added. "I come in here every day – I didn't have that much stuff my nose since I shared one Dressing room with Chris Farley. "
"Now you know, The world is crazy right now, ”added the comedian. "But we can agree on one thing: COVID ruined our plans. We Everyone had plans earlier COVID. Do you remember that we all had plans? "
"My sister got married, man," said Rock. “I paid Bel Biv Devoe $ 80,000, man. And I can't get it back. I had tickets to Coachella, man. I know there are 200,000 Americans dead, but I don't see anger against the machine this year, man. This is a travesty. "
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Rock talks about the American government
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Later in his monologue, Rock said that everything that has happened recently should make America rethink its relationship with the government.
"I think Joe Biden should be the last president ever," said Rock. "I mean, do we even need a president?"
"I mean, what job have you had for four years, no matter what?" he asked. “Show me a job. If you've hired a chef and he makes people vomit every day, you sit there and say, "Well, he's on a four-year contract." We only have four more years to throw up. "
"Do you realize that there are more rules to a game show than running for president? Like Donald Trump left a game show to run for president because it was easier," joked Rock. "You can be your son or yours Don't just put your son-in-law in danger. Steve Harvey can't put his family on Family Feud. "
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This piece was written by James Samson on October 4th, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used with permission.
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