Scarlett Johansson’s ‘SNL’ Monologue Makes Cracks About Thanos & Colin Jost

Collider | 12/15/2019 | Allie Gemmill
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Last night marked the sixth time Scarlett Johansson hosted Saturday Night Live, so there was some expectation of switching things up and going even bigger to mark this special occasion. Johansson’s opening monologue set the tone for the night, running five minutes long and including jokes related to Avengers: Infinity War baddie Thanos, her fiancé and “Weekend Update” anchor Colin Jost, and the forthcoming NBC streaming service Peacock.

Much of Johansson’s opening monologue is centered on SNL cast members suddenly getting snapped out of existence, Infinity War– style. The first to go is Aidy Bryant, who briefly appears for what we think it going to be an Elf on the Shelf bit before it turns into her getting dusted. We also watch cast members Alex Moffat and Bowen Yang get taken, too, with Yang’s quip about the first Asian SNL cast member getting targeted a highlight among the sequence. It’s eventually revealed that Pete Davidson is the madman behind all the...
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