Within the midst of a $1.6 billion lawsuit(Opens in a brand new tab) towards company media big Fox Information, Saturday Night time Stay opened with a parody of Fox & Associates to debate the most recent allegations that Fox hosts knowingly lied about 2020 election fraud. Performers Mikey Day, Heidi Gardner, and Bowen Yang performed hosts as Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade respectively.
The lawsuit, filed by Dominion Voting Programs, alleges that Fox Information executives and on-air personalities knew that claims of a rigged 2020 presidential election weren’t true, however that message stored getting promoted on Fox Information’ airways. Only in the near past, Fox Company chair Rupert Murdoch admitted that some hosts did certainly promote falsehoods(Opens in a brand new tab) concerning the 2020 presidential contest being stolen.
“Now it’s possible you’ll be questioning, if it is such a giant story why have not I heard about it on Fox,” Gardner says through the sketch.
“I believe it is as a result of they’re suing us for $1.6 billion,” Yang responds again.
All through the sketch, the Fox & Associates crew strive their “finest” to fend off the allegations and even invite MyPillow CEO and distinguished election fraud truther(Opens in a brand new tab) Mike Lindell onto the present dwell from CPAC. The particular visitor look doesn’t go as deliberate when Lindell asserts that Dominion Voting Programs places Venezuelan Oompa Loompa’s into their voting machines and provides “triple the votes to Democrats, illegals, and that woman M&M that stopped shaving her pits.”