‘SNL’ Spoofs Skechers Turning Down Kanye West In Hilarious Sketch With Cecily Strong: ‘Of Course He Came To Us’
Cecily Manh took on the role of Skechers CEO in a Saturday night life fake Kanye “Ye” West appeared at their real-life California headquarters. The visit comes just days after Ye was dumped by Germany-based Adidas, the maker of his popular Yeezy line, following highly offensive comments that resulted in his suspension from Twitter and restricted on Instagram. inside SNL after the events, Cecily doubled down on Skechers’ position in showing Kanye the door.
“At Skechers, we pride ourselves on making affordable shoes – and standing up to anti-Semitism. That’s why earlier this week, when Kanye West showed up at our company asking to work with us – we said no,” she said firmly in front of the camera in the sketch, This mocks a corporate video presentation. Other employees – including one played by Bowen Yang – said “no way”, “no” and “no thanks” about the prospect of working with the Chicago-born rapper. “We immediately escorted him out of the building,” Bowen explained, citing actual events that happened after Ye dropped by.
“Like the rest of the country, we’re appalled by Kanye’s terrible comments and we swear we’ll never work with him in any capacity,” said Cecily, wearing a coat. red while standing in a Skechers store, then said. “But, we can also show that out of all the companies he could have approached and turned down, he chose Skechers,” she added in the piano music. Chloe Fineman then shot back, “Kanye went to Skechers and Skechers said no. Do you realize how satisfying that is? “
“Two years ago, can you imagine that headline — Skechers was too good for Kanye,” Bowen then laughed. “Of course, he has always been a fashion disruptor. Again, we will never cooperate with him. What would you even call a pair of Kanye Skechers shoes? Skeezy? ‘ he considers, pointing out that another gig company has yet to comment on the controversy. from them”.
Cecily then doubled down on her choice to show Kanye the company’s Jewish-owned assets. “He walked in and we were like goodbye to the door. It’s not all about us but it’s not like the Allbirds don’t fight,” she declared.
In real life, Kanye seems unaffected by everything. “Had to cut ties, man,” Kanye wrote eerily, seemingly responding to the news that his own Yeezy brand was severing ties with the former billionaire. Kanye also suffers VogueBalenciaga and many other brands with which he frequently works or collaborates.