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Justin Timberlake returned to "Saturday Night Live" for the fifth time
last night as host and musical guest. Some of SNL's long-time celeb hosts
including Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, and Dan Akroyd showed up to welcome him
to the "Five Timers Club."
But we’re really here to talk about his
skit that brought SNL to "Veganville." Timberlake showed up as a dancing
block of tofu, interrupting a salesman from Sausage Depot who wasn't too
happy about his "Bring it on Down to Veganville" songs, calling the vegans
"hippie morons" … at least at first.
The Timberlake tofu sang veganized
parodies of songs from Rhianna "We Found Love in a Hopeless Place" (We Found
Love in a Meatless Place), Billy Idol's "Dancing with Myself" (Thinking
About My Health) and more, and ultimately convinced the Sausage Depot guy,
who broke down in tears thinking about the movie "Babe," to give up meat.
I have to admit, some of this skit is really stuck in my head. Sing it
with us: "Legumes all on my plate, spirulina all in my shake, no eggs all in
my cake. You don't believe it tastes great. Veggie, veggie, veggie!"