Trump aide Kellyanne Conway and her husband George’s conflicts over her boss get reimagined in a brilliant send-up of Netflix’s Golden Globe-nominated film Marriage Story on Saturday Night Live. Scarlett Johansson, the film’s real-life leading actress and SNL’s guest host, plays the couple’s therapist.
Mimicking the opening scenes of Marriage Story, in which the troubled couple reads off a list of therapy-mandated things they love about one another.
“I love our pet names for each other,” says McKinnon’s Conway.
“Hey loser,” she says to Bennett’s George.
“Hey ghoul,” he responds.
A subsequent knock-down, drag-out fight reveals the truth – they’re both media-hungry attention whores: “You’re not even verified on Twitter, where is your blue check, George?”