Saturday Night Live tackled the inevitable Empire spoof and managed to make it entertaining by hovering in on the one character the hit show obviously lacks.
A stereotypical “white guy.”
Host Chris Hemsworth showed he was more than just a thunder god and tapped into his biological melanin by portraying “Chip,” the new office manager for the drama-filled record label. Over the course of the two-minute plus skit, Chip is pitted in scenarios such as being tasked to get everyone to sign an office birthday card when it’s obvious everyone’s interests lie elsewhere.
Keenan Thompson donned Lucious Lyon’s impeccable perm and Sasheer Zamata had Cookie’s over-the-top persona down pat, but it was future Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones who nailed Cookie’s assistant, Porsha down because…well…RNS.
Watch the SNL Empire skit down below.