“Saturday Night Live” referred to as out New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a Republican, within the present’s chilly open this weekend in a section the place the politicians had been alleged to apologize for his or her separate scandals.Both had been welcomed on a present referred to as “Oops, You Did It Again,” hosted by Britney Spears, performed by “SNL” forged member Chloe Fineman. The premise of the present: Allow visitors to provide “lame” apologies — such because the a long time’-late mea culpas the real-life Spears has obtained from celebrities like ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake after the latest documentary “Framing Britney Spears.”Cuomo, performed in New York tough-guy fashion by Staten Island-born forged member Pete Davidson, appeared a bit reluctant to take accountability over allegations his administration withheld information about nursing dwelling coronavirus deaths and that he threatened individuals who spoke out about it.’SNL’ MOCKS ‘DUMBEST’ IMPEACHMENT TRIAL AFTER TRUMP ACQUITTED AGAIN While Davison as Cuomo grudgingly admitted that some nursing dwelling deaths had been falsely counted as hospital deaths, he claimed the state was simply “mov[ing] the our bodies” in the identical means he purported Disney World would possibly if a visitor died on the teacup trip however they pretended it occurred within the parking zone.He then gave a sheepish apology after prodding by Spears however out of the blue flew right into a rage, vowing he would bury New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio “within the tallest grave this metropolis has ever seen” as a result of the mayor lately referred to as for Cuomo to be investigated.”I’m sorry,” he advised Spears, making an attempt to regain his composure. “I get a bit indignant at times — and at all times.”‘BRIDGERTON’ STAR REGE REGE-JEAN PAGE TO HOST ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ WITH MUSICAL GUEST BAD BUNNYEarlier within the sketch, Cruz was performed by forged member Aidy Bryant. The senator was publicly lambasted final week for deciding to make a journey to Cancun together with his household whereas Texas was embroiled in a winter storm disaster that left hundreds of thousands with out energy or ingesting water.”I’m in a bit little bit of sizzling water, which I’m advised is a factor nobody in Texas has,” Bryant as Cruz advised Spears.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, was impersonated by “SNL” forged member Pete Davidson this weekend. (Associated Press/Getty Images)
The pretend Cruz, with beads in his hair and carrying a “Cancun Family Vacation 2021″ T-shirt, carried a tropical drink in a single hand and pulled a rolling suitcase with the opposite — simply because the real-life senator was seen doing in viral airport photographs final week.”I deeply remorse my actions over the past couple of days, most flying United,” he joked.”I’m sorry,” he advised Spears, “I’m fairly dangerous at human stuff.”Fineman’s Spears requested Bryant’s Cruz if he knew why critics had been calling him a “coward.””Yeah, ‘a coward’ is definitely the nicest phrase I heard,” he answered.After the pretend Cruz admitted he pushed blame for the holiday on his daughters, pretend Spears aggressively suggested the senator that she speaks from private expertise: “Maybe depart your daughters out of it ‘trigger it may possibly actually mess with their heads!”CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPLater, when Cruz tried to commiserate with Cuomo, saying they had been each “misunderstood males,” Cuomo advised him he did not respect the comparability.”I’m a person, you’re a clown,” Davidson as Cuomo replied. ” … If you mess with me, I’ll ship you to a clown hospital — and once you die, I can’t depend your physique.”The Feb. 20 present featured visitor host Regé-Jean Page, who stars on “Bridgerton,” and musical visitor Bad Bunny.