August 13, 2022

Jake Gyllenhaal got here again to Saturday Evening Dwell with a bang and introduced us some amazingly humorous sketches. With musical visitor Camila Cabello, the episode was an excellent have a look at Gyllenhaal’s vary and the way a lot enjoyable he has whereas doing sketches despite the fact that he hadn’t hosted the present since 2007, when he was selling the Ang Lee movie Brokeback Mountain that starred him and the late Heath Ledger.

In one of many first sketches of the evening, Gyllenhaal starred as Brad, a contestant on a sport present referred to as “Why’d You Like It.” Brad does not know why he is there or what the sport is, however together with the opposite contestants shortly figures out simply how dangerous this sport goes to be for them. Particularly for Brad, who has his girlfriend (Ego Nwodim) within the viewers. The sport is easy: Host Denny Donnigan (Kenan Thompson) pulls up a few of his friends’ Instagram exercise and asks them why they appreciated it.

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However the twist is that they should be trustworthy about it. No giving the reply they suppose folks need to listen to however as an alternative, the true cause why they appreciated it within the first place. Brad’s is…not greatm as his first image is that of a “buddy” who’s in a bikini and when requested why he appreciated it, he saved saying it was his buddy, till he lastly admitted that he hoped that she would see him liking it and comply with him again they usually may DM one another. (All admitted whereas his girlfriend was within the viewers.)

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He wasn’t the one one with some dangerous Instagram exercise. Beth (Chloe Fineman) was making an attempt to make use of liking an Instagram publish from 2017 of her ex-boyfriend’s sister as her manner of getting again along with him, whereas Kenny (Chris Redd) was making an attempt to make use of a like for Megan Thee Stallion‘s posts to attempt to get with the well-known rapper. They went on to should reply why all of them comply with Joe Biden on social media (trace, it is in order that they’ll attempt to get with somebody who’s politically minded), after which lastly, when Brad begins to yell about how the present modified his social media habits, he likes one other publish of his “buddy”.


Is the sketch only a look into how so many people use social media and suppose we’re doing one thing innocently sufficient once we’re actually making an attempt to get somebody to love us? Certain. However it positive is enjoyable watch Nwodim yelling at Gyllenhaal all through this.

Watch the sketch right here:


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