‘SNL’s’ Melissa Villaseñor Calls Out Greta Gerwig’s Oscar Snub During ‘Weekend Update’

Variety | 1/25/2020 | Danielle Turchiano
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With the 92nd Annual Academy Awards just around the corner, “Saturday Night Live” devoted a segment in its Jan. 26 “Weekend Update” to cast member Melissa Villaseñor’s thoughts about a number of the nominees — and one notable snub.

Clad in an Oscar gold dress, Villaseñor sat next to Colin Jost at the anchor desk, saying she thinks she has a good chance to win a statue this year because she wrote original songs for all of the top movies.” To prove it, she started with a ditty about “Joker.”

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“Joaquin Phoenix, skinny, skinny/laughs a lot but still so scary/dances on steps, goes stompy, stomy/puts a pillow over crazy mommy,” she sang. “But the thing that this movie is really about is white male rage, white male rage, white male rage.”

The next song she performed was for “The Irishman”: “This movie...
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