Chris Rock on Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis: ‘My heart goes out to COVID’

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In kicking off the latest season of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Chris Rock took aim at the structure of American government

Comedian Chris Rock kicked off the Season 46 premiere of “Saturday Night Live” and wasted no time mocking President Donald Trump‘s coronavirus diagnosis.

The former SNL cast member is the first to host the longtime sketch comedy series live in-person since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. During his opening monologue, Rock kicked off by addressing the “elephant in the room.”

“President Trump is in the hospital from COVID, I just want to say my heart goes out to COVID,” the Fargo actor said, USA Today reports.

The president was taken to Walter Reed Hospital on Friday after he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the potentially deadly contagion. 

Rock joked about the safety protocols on the SNL set involving nasal COVID-19 tests. 

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“I haven’t had so much stuff up my nose since I shared a dressing room with Chris Farley,” he said. Farley died in 1997 of a reported drug overdose at the age of 33.

He and Rock were SNL cast members together in…


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