'Saturday Night Live' Cold Open Parodies Donald Trump's $99 NFT Announcement: "Seems Like A Scam, And Also In Many Ways It Is" - Hollywood Reporter

‘Saturday Night Live’ Cold Open Parodies Donald Trump’s $99 NFT Announcement: “Seems Like A Scam, And Also In Many Ways It Is” – Hollywood Reporter

Saturday Night Live began its Dec. 17 version by parodying Donald Trump’s video clip statement previously today that he’s marketing NFTs, or what he calls “Trump Digital Trading Cards.”

In a video clip statement previously today, Trump explained the NFTs, which cost $99 as well as apparently marketed out on the initial day, as “concerning my life as well as profession.” They depict Trump as an astronaut, cowboy, race auto motorist and also superhero.

Kicking off Saturday’s SNL, Trump, played by James Austin Johnson, started by attending to the information as well as estimating from the real video clip.

“This is Donald Trump, ideally your preferred head of state of perpetuity, much better than Lincoln, far better than Washington,” Johnson as Trump claimed, a straight quote from the genuine video clip, including “honestly, far better than Ezra,” a referral to the different rock band whose prime time remained in the ’90 s.

“You might have seen today, I made a significant news, I’m doing my very first main collection of Donald J. Trump Digital Trading Cards– or to utilize the technological term, ‘nifties’ … due to the fact that they are so cool,” he stated, mispronouncing NFTs.

“Trump cards are each $99 Looks like a whole lot, looks like a rip-off, and also in lots of methods it is,” he stated, including, “You can likewise obtain them free of cost by browsing the web and also taking a look at it.”

He took place: “You obtain me as a cowboy, or me melting Biden’s gelato with my large laser eyes,