Woody Harrelson's monologue on "Saturday Night Live", attracted immediate backlash, praise and criticism over comments hinting at government collusion with media and medical industry to require COVID vaccinations.
"So the movie goes like this," Harrelson started. "The biggest drug cartels in the world get together and buy up all the media and all the politicians and force all the people in the world to stay locked in their homes. And people can only come out if they take the cartel's drugs and keep taking them over and over."
Before he began his monologue Harrelson set the stage for it by saying he was reading it in 2019 while smoking pot.
He finished the joke with, "I threw the script away. I mean, who was going to believe that crazy idea? Being forced to do drugs? I do that voluntarily all day."
Twitter CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to chime in with his thoughts on it.
"So based. Nice work @nbcsnl!" Musk tweeted.
So based. Nice work @nbcsnl!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 26, 2023
Harrelson, a native Texan who is a long-time advocate for marijuana decriminalization was cast in the role of Woody on "Cheers" 1982. Later, he starred in several hit films like "Doc Hollywood", "White Men Can't jump," "Indecent Proposal," and "The Hunger Games."
Movie Insider reports that Harrelson's newest film, " Champions," will be in theaters March 10.
Below is Harrelson's Saturday Night Live monologue.
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