Even Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s character on “Saturday Night time Stay” couldn’t deliver himself to correctly apologize for the scandal over New York’s nursing home loss of life scandal.
The unapologetic governor was performed by Pete Davidson within the late-night comedy present’s newest episode, showing alongside Aidy Bryant as embattled Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
The pair of pols had been each imagined to apologize to Chloe Fineman’s Britney Spears on a present referred to as “Oops, You Did It Once more” — with Cuomo’s infamous rage as a substitute changing any regrets.
Davidson’s Cuomo initially even tried to disregard the nursing home scandal fully, pretending he thought he was on the present for the “thrilling” information that “indoor eating is again in New York!”
After being admonished by Spears, Davidson’s Cuomo lastly appeared downcast as he conceded, “It’s due to the … nursing home stuff.”
He then insisted inaccurate reporting of seniors’ COVID-19 deaths in New York was no completely different than “what occurs at Disney World” — suggesting the theme parks “transfer the our bodies” to fake that individuals who die on rides truly handed outdoors the park.
“So we simply did the Disney factor,” the faux Cuomo stated innocently.
Pulled up once more by Spears, the faux Cuomo ultimately did what the true one appears unable to do and apologized, albeit it angrily.
“Yeah. I stated I used to be sorry!” he barked — earlier than snapping right into a rage on the point out of Mayor Invoice de Blasio’s identify.
“What did that chook b—h say about me?” he requested, saying he would “bury him within the tallest grave this metropolis has ever seen.”
“I’m sorry, OK,” he advised Spears. “I get somewhat indignant from time to time — and all the time.”
He even bought indignant when Cruz — who had appeared comfortable about his personal scandal of jetting off to Mexico throughout his state’s blackout disaster — tried to check them as “each robust misunderstood males.”
“Don’t affiliate your self with me. We aren’t the identical. I’m a person, you’re a clown,” Davidson’s Cuomo snapped.
“In case you mess with me, I’ll ship you to a clown hospital. And if you die, I cannot depend your physique,” he warned.
Bryant’s Cruz had walked into the present’s set with beads in his hair and carrying a “Cancun Household Trip 2021” T-shirt, carrying a tropical drink in a single hand and pulling a rolling suitcase with the opposite.
“Hola everybody. I’m not tan — I simply cried myself crimson over my fellow Texans. And that’s why I drink of their honor,” he stated with a smile.
“I’m in somewhat little bit of sizzling water, which I’m advised is a factor nobody in Texas has,” Bryant’s Cruz advised Spears.
“I deeply remorse my actions over the final couple of days … most flying United,” he joked. “I’m sorry — I’m fairly dangerous at human stuff,” he stated of his lame joke.
Requested about being dubbed a coward for abandoning his home state throughout its historic disaster, the fake Cruz stated, “Yeah, a ‘coward’ is definitely the nicest phrase I heard.”
Cuomo was not the one visitor livid at Cruz attempting to liken himself to them, with axed “Mandalorian” star Gina Carano — performed by Cecily Sturdy — calling him “coach” to her “top quality.”
“In case you evaluate your self to me, I’ll blast you to the farthest desert of Tatooine,” the fake Carano advised Cruz — only for him to answer, “Something to get out of Texas.”
Carano insisted she had nothing to apologize for over her social media posts that in contrast the plight of modern-day conservatives with Jews in Nazi Germany.
“I by no means would have made that Nazi comparability if I had identified everybody was going to be a Nazi about it,” the fake Carano replied.
Cuomo and Cruz had been additionally later each skewered within the “Weekend Replace” phase of the present.
“In case you hate Ted Cruz, it is a fairly enjoyable week,” Colin Jost stated.
Cuomo was described by Michael Che as wanting “like all three Goodfellas without delay,” and the host accused him of getting a hidden motive for desirous to legalize pot.
“Cuomo is hoping marijuana will present New Yorkers a secure, efficient strategy to overlook in regards to the nursing-home stuff,” Che joked.
The governor was even dragged when the information phase famous how researchers learning the stays of a woolly mammoth have uncovered the world’s oldest DNA sequence.
“In reality, it’s so previous Andrew Cuomo is masking up its loss of life,” Che quipped.