There’s been a lot of defecation slung around the past few weeks in Johnny Depp’s ongoing $50 million defamation trial against Amber Heard.
Tonight, Saturday Night Live threw some of its own against the wall to see what would stick in the cold open.“I felt very very sad,” Said a bearded and ponytailed Kyle Mooney as a grinning Depp on the stand when asked by a lawyering Aidy Bryant what was his reaction to discovering “fecal matter in your bed.” Hearing frequent objections from cast member Heidi Gardner as Heard’s main lawyer Elaine Bredehoft over the messy line of questioning Judge Penny Azcarte, played on SNL by a bespectacled Cecily Strong, put the whole cold open and the whole real-life trial in perspective. “I’ll allow it because it does sound fun, and this trial is for fun,” Strong’s Judge Azcarte exclaimed in what was one of best takes on the move star legal dust-up and one of the best SNL cold opens this almost over 47th season. “We don’t have to watch any of it, but we want to, so hush,” Strong’s judge added with perfect timing.Viewing mock security camera footage of Depp security guards discovering the stained bed, Strong’s Azcarte went on to say: “I think I’ve seen enough.
This trial has given me a lot to consider. On one hand, I believe Mr. Depp story. But on the other hand, your constant little smirk lets me know that.Read more on deadline.com