October 2, 2017
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Saturday Night Live was the topic of conversation over the weekend for more reasons than one.
Showing his solidarity yet again for Colin Kapernick, JAY-Z took the SNL stage wearing a jersey sporting the infamous player’s name and number.
— Souf Sil Fa Lil (@Nicktheegr8) October 1, 2017
But it was Michael Che who found himself in the center of controversy after referring to Donald Trump as a “cheap craker’ and a ‘bitch’ during the always hilarious Weekend Update sketch. Watch below.
— Ricky Davila (@TheRickyDavila) October 1, 2017
While hilarious and dare we say it, true, backlash started surfacing online immediately.
— schlublius (@schlublius) October 1, 2017
Michael Che is a racist. How is it okay to call a white person a cracka? That is racist you hypocrite #SNLPremiere
— NEW ERA (@Roo2481) October 1, 2017
He calls Trump a "cheap cracker." On national TV.
Would a comedian still have a job if he called Obama a "nigger?" https://t.co/g6d2FZ9h1X
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) October 1, 2017
TELL US: What do you think? Did the funnyman go too far?