Cecily Robust took on the position of Skechers CEO in a hilarious Saturday Evening Life spoof on Kanye “Ye” West making an look at their real-life California headquarters. The drop-in go to befell simply days after Ye was dropped by German-based Adidas, who produces his in style Yeezy line, following his extremely offensive anti-semitic feedback that received him suspended from Twitter and restricted on Instagram. Within the SNL take of occasions, Cecily doubled down on Skechers’ positioning about displaying Kanye the door.
“At Skechers we satisfaction ourselves make footwear at an inexpensive worth — and standing as much as anti-semitism. That’s why earlier this week when Kanye West confirmed up at our company asking to work with us — we mentioned no,” she firmly mentioned to the digicam within the sketch, which mocked a company presentation video. Different staff — together with one performed by Bowen Yang — when chimed in with “no approach,” “no” and “no thanks,” in regards to the prospect of working with the Chicago-born rapper. “We instantly escorted him out of the constructing,” Bowen defined, citing precise occasions that did happen after Ye dropped by.
“Like the remainder of the nation, we had been appalled by Kanye’s horrific feedback and we vow to by no means work with him in any capability,” Cecily, sporting a pink blazer whereas standing in a Skechers retailer, then mentioned. “However, can we additionally level out that of all the businesses he might have approached and been rejected by, he selected Skechers,” she added because the piano music. Chloe Fineman then retorted, “Kanye got here to Skechers and Skechers mentioned no. Do you notice how satisfying that’s?”
“Two years in the past might you think about that headline — Skechers is just too good for Kanye,” Bowen then laughed. “After all, he’s all the time been a disrupter within the vogue business. Once more, we might by no means associate with him. What would you even name a Kanye Skechers shoe anyway? The Skeezy?” he contemplated, mentioning one other present firm that has but to touch upon the controversy. “I haven’t heard something from Crocs. No saying they’re anti-semitic however we haven’t heard from them.”
Cecily then doubled down on the selection to point out Kanye off the property of the Jewish-owned firm. “He walked in and we had been like bye — buh-bye — door. It’s not all about us but it surely’s not like Allbirds shouldn’t be combating the battle,” she declared.
In actual life, Kanye appeared unbothered by the entire thing. “Needed to lower ties, bro,” Kanye bizarrely wrote, seemingly responding to information that his personal model Yeezy lower ties with the previous billionaire. Kanye was additionally dropped by Vogue, Balenciaga and lots of different manufacturers he steadily labored with or collaborated with.