WATCH: ‘SNL’ Cast Pokes Fun At NATO Leaders Mocking Donald Trump [Video]
Saturday Night Live brought in all the heavy-hitters for a parody of last week’s NATO summit in London. Footage emerged of a group of world leaders mocking President Donald Trump for the way he handles press briefings. The video went viral of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson huddled together poking fun at the President, prompting him to call Trudeau “two-faced.
SNL certainly had their fun with this clip in its opening sketch by turning the summit into a high school cafeteria popularity contest. Trudeau and Macron are seen as “bad boys” who target and bully Trump, while Johnson is shown as an awkward social climber, seeking acceptance from the leaders of Canada and France.
Trump, played by Alec Baldwin approaches a lunch table where Trudeau, Macron, and Johnson are seated, talking about Trump. Trudeau is played by Jimmy Fallon, Macron by Paul Rudd, and Johnson by James Corden.
Baldwin’s Trump asks to sit in an open seat to which Rudd’s Macron says, “We would love to see you talk and chew at the same time, but we promised this seat to a friend.” When Trump insists he’s Johnson’s friend, Corden’s Johnson says, “Don’t make this harder than it already is. I’m hanging out with these guys now.”
They then point to a table where the president of Latvia, played by Alex Moffat, is seated and send him in that direction. Continuing to poke fun at Trump, Johnson asks what his tie is made of. Trump replies, “Chinese chemicals, it’s a clip on: top and bottom.”
Eventually the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, played by Kate McKinnon, approaches the ‘popular’ table and is besides herself for the chance to sit with the “cool kids.”
As the sketch comes to an end, Melania Trump, played by Cecily Strong, comes out to give a public service announcement about bullying. In a jab at a divisive Peloton ad, she suggests she is forced to do things she doesn’t want to do.
The result of the summit proves that apparently world leaders have joined in to mock Trump at the president’s own expense.