SNL's cold open imagines George Santos as a lying sideline reporterJanuary 22, 2023
SNL‘s cold open combined two things in the news: the NFL playoffs and Republican Rep. George Santos, who has proven to have an extremely strained relationship with the truth.
This week’s Saturday Night Live, hosted by actress Aubrey Plaza, imagined a world where Santos took over the sideline reporter job for Fox’s NFL show. SNL‘s Bowen Yang did a great job lying his ass off as Santos, claiming he was once a top draft pick out of the University of College who somehow passed for both 300 and 600 yards in a single game,
Finally, the SNL cold open ventures into the latest news about Santos, which centers on if he used to perform drag before venturing into conservative politics.