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Caitlin Clark Crashes ‘SNL’s Weekend Update & Makes Michael Che Read Self-Deprecating Jokes

Michael Che was humbled by basketball star Caitlin Clark when she crashed Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” segment after the comedian made a sexist joke at her expense.

“The University of Iowa announced that basketball star Caitlin Clark will have her jersey retired and replaced with an apron,” Che said.

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Che then introduced the real Clark ahead of the WNBA draft, where she is expected to be the No. 1 pick overall.

“I am a fan, Caitlin, by the way,” Che told the future WNBA star.

“Really, Michael? Because I heard that little apron joke you did,” Clark clapped back.

Clark called out Che for making a lot of jokes about women’s sports, which the comedian tried to deny. Colin Jost chimed in to say, “It’s definitely a lot,” and exposed Che with a super-cut of his past jokes.

“Unlike Che, I support women,” Jost said, throwing his co-host under the bus.

Che said Clark was a great basketball player and noted that he couldn’t play like her, and the basketball champion said he couldn’t tell jokes like him. Clark said she wrote some jokes and asked Che to read some of them to her.

“The Indiana Fever have the first pick in this Monday’s draft, a reminder that Indiana Fever is a WNBA team and not what Michael Che gave to dozens of women at Purdue University,” Che read the joke.

Clark asked him to read a second one with Che reading, “Netflix’s top new show is Ripley, featuring an eerily, unsettling performance by actor Andrew Scott. Critics say it’s the hardest thing to watch on Netflix since Michael Che’s special Shame the Devil.”

Che read a third joke at his expense, “Caitlin Clark broke the record for three-pointers in a single season, and I have three-pointers for Michael Che: 1. Be 2. Funnier 3. Dumbass.”

After the self-roast, Che wished Clark luck in the WNBA. The basketball star also paid tribute to the women who came before her, name-dropping Sheryl Swoopes, Lisa Leslie, Cynthia Cooper, Dawn Staley, and her own basketball hero, Maya Moore.

“These are the women that kicked down the door so I could walk inside. So I want to thank them tonight for laying the foundation,” Clark added.

Clark then gifted Che an apron that she signed, to which the SNL star said he would give to his girlfriend with Clark reminding him, “You don’t have a girlfriend, Michael.”

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