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Deadpool Channels Kanye West in Response to SNL Petition

Ryan Reynolds created a parody of Yeezy's backstage meltdown explaining why Deadpool won't host SNL

Liam Mathews

A Deadpool fan created a petition asking NBC and Saturday Night Live executive producer Lorne Michaels to let Ryan Reynolds host SNL in character as the R-rated superhero. SNL still hasn't dignified the petition with a response, but Reynolds posted a response from Deadpool that spoofs Kanye West's backstage meltdown from last week's SNL.

Highlights from Melissa McCarthy/Kanye West's SNL episode

Titled "Why Deadpool won't be hosting SNL," Reynolds-as-Deadpool nonsensically accuses SNL of taking his Life of Pablo album without asking, replaces Taylor Swift with Rip Taylor, and threatens to break the Internet.

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