WATCH: Hilarious SNL Sketch Mocks Starbucks’ ‘Race Together’ Campaign (VIDEO)


While a truly good Saturday Night Live sketch is a rarity these days, occasionally, they do hit one out of the park which is what they did Saturday night when they made fun of the short-lived Starbucks “Race Together” campaign.

Starbucks’ campaign was doomed from the start. People go to Starbucks to overpay for coffee, not to discuss race relations with a 22-year-old barista. Fortunately, the coffee chain recognized how misguided the campaign was and pulled it before it potentially got really embarrassing.

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Saturday Night Live didn’t pull its punches, though, when they imagined similar conversations happening at the auto parts/auto mechanics shop Pet Boys.

In the sketch, it showed one mechanic saying, “Listen, I support whatever people want to do, like if you’re a guy, and you want to be a girl, that’s great, but me personally? I could never cut my dick off.”

Two men behind the counter thought that a gay man was “lucky” for being able to use the term “that’s gay.”

Another mechanic said, “if you’ve got both parts down there, then be proud. If I had both, I’d be doing myself all day long.”

Yet another insisted that Ellen Degeneres used to be a man – and each customer was more uncomfortable than the last.

Here’s the video:

h/t: Raw Story|Featured image via SNL screenshot.

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