This weekend, not surprisingly, the show spoofed Justin Bieber’s black-and-white Calvin Klein underwear ads and the possibility that they were Photoshopped.
Cast member Kate McKinnon, who has appeared as Bieber in the past, was back again for the hilarious sketch, wearing Converse Cons basketball sneakers in part of the clip. SNL spoofed not only the underwear ads, but also Bieber’s jeanswear commercial.
“My Calvins. Clothes for my big wiener,” McKinnon says. Another memorable quote: “This tattoo made me say ‘owie,'” McKinnon-as-Bieber says during the spot. Also: “Yo, my pee pee’s in there.”
Cecily Strong appears in the video as Lara Stone, who just last week became the newest face of British footwear retailer Kurt Geiger. The ads for Geiger’s accessories line, which is called Everything but the Dress, depicts Stone as a utilitarian globetrotter. “My inspiration took the tropics to London,” said Kurt Geiger’s creative director, Rebecca Farrar-Hockley.
Watch the full SNL spot here:
Bieber even played along. Shortly after the episode, he posted a tweet to SNL’s account, saying: “Well played.” And later he took to Instagram to post a shot with the caption, “Photoshop lol.”
Meanwhile, speculation about Bieber’s relationship with Selena Gomez continues. The two were reportedly spotted out at dinner last week, prompting some to speculate that the buzzed-about couple might be on again. According to reports, however, Gomez was not impressed by her former beau, saying he talked about himself during the whole meal.
On Monday, Gomez posted photos to her Instagram account, intimating that she missed her new beau, Zedd.
Kevin Hart, who’s busy promoting “The Wedding Ringer,” hosted SNL this week, and musical guest Sia performed her hit song “Chandelier.” Next week, “The Voice” star Blake Shelton will host the show, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
What did you think of Saturday’s episode?