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Adam Driver Jokes That ‘Vigilance Killed Han Solo’ on ‘SNL’ – The Hollywood Reporter

Adam Driver Jokes That ‘Vigilance Killed Han Solo’ on ‘SNL’ – The Hollywood Reporter

Adam Driver had some very specific requests on his Christmas list for Santa Claus this year.

During that Saturday Night Live opening monologue, Ferrari The star decided to share his holiday wishes while playing the piano.

“Hey Santa! It’s me, Adam Driver, from the nice list too.” girls“I’m 40 this year, Santa, so I want five pairs of chinos,” says the actor.

Driver also had another desire regarding his time playing Kylo Ren star Wars And the only scene he doesn’t seem to be living. “I would like people to stop coming up to me in the street and saying, ‘I killed Han Solo,'” the actor says. “I did not kill Han Solo. Vigilance killed Han Solo.

After thinking about what else he wanted for Christmas, Driver asked, “You know those TikToks where it’s like these couples playing pranks on each other? Can you kill these people?”

Earlier, during the cold open, SNL He mocked the three university presidents who gave evasive answers at a congressional hearing on campus anti-Semitism this week.

University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill, Who resigned Fridayas well as Harvard University President Claudine Guy and MIT President Sally Kornbluth, were grilled by House representatives about how their institutions responded to instances of anti-Semitism on campuses, News agency mentioned. But their responses faced backlash from lawmakers as well as the White House, especially after a heated series of questions from Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-New York, who repeatedly asked whether “advocating the genocide of Jews” would violate each university’s codes of conduct. behavior. Instead of providing direct answers, they said their school policies depended on context.

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During the SNL In a sketch, the three college presidents continued to give vague answers as Stefanik, played by Chloe Trost, shouted at them: “Yes or no? Is advocating the genocide of Jews against Harvard’s code of conduct?”

“Well, it depends on the context,” Ego Nwodim’s Dr. Gray answered. Stefanik from Troast angrily asks “Mrs. UPenn” for her answer.

“Well, we’re serious about stopping all forms of hate and anti-Semitism and Islamophobia,” says Magill, played by Heidi Gardner.

Troast’s Stefanik also addresses the MIT president with the same question, adding: “Keep in mind, if you don’t say yes, you’re going to make me look good, which is really hard. So I’m going to ask you directly. Do you think genocide is bad?”

Chloe Fineman’s Kornbluth says in response: “Can I provide a written answer later?”

Surprised by the answers, Troast’s Stefanik says: “Am I going to win this hearing? Someone’s pinching me!”

During the most recent SNL This was Driver’s fourth time hosting the sketch comedy show, while Olivia Rodrigo returned for the second time as musical guest.