Skechers Turns Down Kanye West Sketch With Cecily Strong – Itsnews

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Cecily Strong took on the position of Skechers CEO in a hilarious Saturday Night Life spoof on Kanye “Ye” West making an look at their real-life California headquarters. The drop-in go to befell simply days after Ye was dropped by German-based Adidas, who produces his in style Yeezy line, following his extremely offensive anti-semitic feedback that acquired him suspended from Twitter and restricted on Instagram. In the SNL take of occasions, Cecily doubled down on Skechers’ positioning about exhibiting Kanye the door.

“At Skechers we satisfaction ourselves make footwear at an inexpensive value — and standing as much as anti-semitism. That’s why earlier this week when Kanye West confirmed up at our company asking to work with us — we stated no,” she firmly stated to the digital camera within the sketch, which mocked a company presentation video. Other workers — together with one performed by Bowen Yang — when chimed in with “no approach,” “no” and “no thanks,” in regards to the prospect of working with the Chicago-born rapper. “We instantly escorted him out of the constructing,” Bowen defined, citing precise occasions that did happen after Ye dropped by.

Cecily Strong made her return to ‘SNL’ after a hiatus on Oct. 29. (NBC)

“Like the remainder of the nation, we had been appalled by Kanye’s horrific feedback and we vow to by no means work with him in any capability,” Cecily, carrying a crimson blazer whereas standing in a Skechers retailer, then stated. “But, can we additionally level out that of all the businesses he may have approached and been rejected by, he selected Skechers,” she added because the piano music. Chloe Fineman then retorted, “Kanye got here to Skechers and Skechers stated no. Do you notice how satisfying that’s?”

“Two years in the past may you think about that headline — Skechers is just too good for Kanye,” Bowen then laughed. “Of course, he’s all the time been a disrupter within the vogue trade. Again, we’d by no means associate with him. What would you even name a Kanye Skechers shoe anyway? The Skeezy?” he contemplated, mentioning one other present firm that has but to touch upon the controversy. “I haven’t heard something from Crocs. No saying they’re anti-semitic however we haven’t heard from them.”

Cecily then doubled down on the selection to point out Kanye off the property of the Jewish-owned firm. “He walked in and we had been like bye — buh-bye — door. It’s not all about us however it’s not like Allbirds isn’t preventing the battle,” she declared.

In actual life, Kanye appeared unbothered by the entire thing. “Had to chop ties, bro,” Kanye bizarrely wrote, seemingly responding to information that his personal model Yeezy reduce ties with the previous billionaire. Kanye was additionally dropped by Vogue, Balenciaga and plenty of different manufacturers he often labored with or collaborated with.

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