Jussie Smollett ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketch Absolutely Roasts the ‘Empire’ Actor

Jussie Smollett ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketch Absolutely Roasts the ‘Empire’ Actor
Jussie Smollett was doubly skewered last night, first by comedian Chris Rock at the NAACP Image Awards, and second by a brutal sketch on “Saturday Night Live.” The actor recently made headlines again when Chicago Pd announced all charges had been dropped against him after he alleged two men attacked him in a potential hate crime.

In a short scene tucked inside Weekend Update, the NBC sketch series turned a meeting of “Empire” executives into an absolute Smollett roast. The episode was hosted “Killing Eve” star Sandra Oh, and the Emmy winner was tightly wound as Smollett’s manager. She played off Chris Redd as a beleaguered-looking Smollett, Kenan Thompson as Lee Daniels, and Kate McKinnon’s Ego Nwodim and Mikey Day as Fox executives.

The sketch begins with the Fox executives attempting to fire him from “Empire,” when Smollett and his manager make their case. When he is late to the meeting,
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