Amy Schumer, ‘SNL’ Cast Slam Kanye West’s Antisemitic Quotes

As Amy Schumer hosted her third episode of Saturday Evening Dwell, she is making it clear that she has denounced Kanye West’s antisemitic remarks.

“My husband [Chris Fischer] is identified … on the autism spectrum. He has autism spectrum dysfunction, [which] was known as Asperger’s, however then they discovered — that is true — that Dr. Asperger had, like, Nazi ties, Kanye,” the Life & Beth alum, 41, joked in her Saturday, November 6, monologue, earlier than pretending like her microphone had been turned off. “Isn’t that loopy?”

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The Yeezy designer, 45, made headlines final month when he posted a string of antisemitic social media messages, wherein he shared false conspiracy theories and claimed he needed to go “dying con 3” on people of the Jewish religion.

“I’ll say I’m sorry for the people who I harm with the ‘dying con’ 0,” West later apologized throughout an October 19 look on Piers Morgan Uncensored. “I really feel like I precipitated harm and confusion. And I’m sorry for the households of the people who had nothing to do with the trauma that I had been by way of, and that I used my platform the place you say harm folks harm folks. I used to be harm.”

The “Heartless” rapper has continued to defend his actions, however he has since misplaced million-dollar model offers with Balenciaga, Adidas and Hole. Vogue journal and CAA (Inventive Artists Company) have additionally minimize ties with West, and Instagram and Twitter have each quickly banned his accounts a number of instances.

Amy Schumer and 'Saturday Night Live' Cast Take Aim at Kanye West's Antisemitism Controversy
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“Kanye West was suspended from Instagram once more for posting a disparaging message about Jewish folks,” Michael Che stated throughout his “Weekend Replace” section on Saturday. “Huh? Looks like he’s doing the identical factor time and again and anticipating completely different outcomes, which I’ve heard is the definition of one thing.”

The 39-year-old comic added: “I’ve seen a pattern with Kanye: His enterprise offers went unhealthy and he simply began calling it a Jewish conspiracy, form of like when his albums went unhealthy and he began calling it ‘gospel.’”

Whereas the Chicago native has not publicly addressed being the topic of SNL’s jokes, the long-running selection present beforehand addressed his antics. Throughout Jack Harlow’s internet hosting debut in October, solid members made a fictional Skechers advert and praised the footwear model for denouncing antisemitism and kicking West out of their workplace following an unsanctioned go to.

Amy Schumer and 'Saturday Night Live' Cast Take Aim at Kanye West's Antisemitism Controversy
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Schumer, for her half, has additionally been vocal about condemning West’s antisemitic actions. “In the event you don’t know what to put up. Let’s begin with this,” the Trainwreck actress captioned an October 23 Instagram put up, reposting Jessica Seinfield’s assertion that shared assist for “my Jewish buddies and the Jewish folks.” She added: “Are you aware what the Jewish neighborhood is afraid this may result in? 1 in 2 folks don’t know the holocaust occurred. Get up. #neveragain.”

The I Really feel Fairly star doubled down on her place on Saturday as she wore a “❤️ Jews” shirt in the course of the SNL closing credit.

Saturday Evening Dwell airs on NBC Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET.