Michael Che Definitely Dropped The N-Word During The 'Saturday Night Live' Premiere
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We can’t imagine Lorne Michaels is too impressed with “Saturday Night Live” cast member Michael Che right now.
During “Weekend Update” on last night’s Season 42 premiere of the sketch comedy show, Che dropped the n-word while discussing Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the national anthem. The comedian and his “Weekend Update” co-host, Colin Jost, debated “The Star-Spangled Banner,” with Jost admitting he liked the anthem and Che siding with Kaepernick.
Che asked, “If the national anthem was so important, how did they know somebody was kneeling?” before adding, “That’s how boring the national anthem is ― halfway through it you’re looking around the stadium, like, ‘I wonder what the backup quarterback for the 49ers is up to.’”
The comedian continued, saying “it’s mostly white guys that are upset,” which he understands “because this country has always been great for white guys.”
“You absolutely should defend the National Anthem. If I was white, I’d always d
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