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Colin Jost Got Tricked Into Roasting His Wife, Scarlett Johansson, On “SNL”

This week was Saturday Night Live’s yearly Christmas episode, featuring host Kristen Wiig and Dua Lipa as the musical guest.

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As is a tradition for Weekend Update, co-hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost write each other jokes that they don’t see until reading them on the air for the first time.

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Naturally, this has turned into a sort of competition when it comes to tricking the other host into reading something embarrassing.

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Take, for example, the joke Colin Jost wrote for Michael Che to read:

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But Che would have his revenge, forcing Jost to call out his wife, Scarlett Johansson, on past controversies where she played a Japanese character (Ghost In The Shell) and almost played a transgender character, despite, you know, not being one of those two things.

Here’s the full video and zinger: