SNL Parodies the Thought Process of Controversial Pepsi Ad’s Director

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Last week rumbled with the backlash to Pepsi’s insanely tone-deaf, protest-appropriative ad starring Kendall Jenner. So, naturally, this weekend saw SNL taking the TV spot on in full force.

For their parody, Saturday Night Live took a look at the behind-the-scenes goings on on Pepsi’s set, and had Beck Bennett play the commercial’s suitably straight, white, male director. Between shots, he hops on the phone with his sister to talk about the project’s plot, and is quickly informed his treatment is tone deaf.

Cecily Strong makes an appearance as a blonde-wigged Kendall Jenner, who explains to Khloe: “I stop the police from shooting black people by handing them a Pepsi. I know, it’s cute, right?”

Take a look below:

The episode was hosted by Louis C.K. and featured musical guest The Chainsmokers. This upcoming weekend’s episode will be hosted by none other than SNL alum Jimmy Fallon.