“Saturday Night Live”—which parodies late-breaking newsmakers on a weekly basis—did not mention the sex harassment allegations surrounding Hollywood kingmaker Harvey Weinstein, and reportedly cut out material during its dress-rehearsal.
The New York Times, citing an unnamed source at NBC, reported that there were jokes about Weinstein, but they were cut out before airtime. There were some jokes for “Weekend Update”—but those jokes reportedly fell flat with the studio audience.
Social media took notice on how Weinstein was left out of the show.
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