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SNL's Village People Will 'Shave Ivanka's Head' if Trump Plays 'YMCA' 


Donald Trump loves playing the Village People at his rallies; earlier this month, he made headlines for dancing to "YMCA" after he recovered from COVID-19. (CNN host Don Lemon accused him of "dancing on the graves" of pandemic victims at the time.)

And the Village People — or at least, the spoof version of the group on Saturday Night Live — have had enough.

On the faux news segment Weekend Update, cast members Kenan Thompson, Mikey Day, Beck Bennett, Chris Redd, and Bowen Yang donned Village People costumes to deliver a message to the president.

“Stop it! Yeah, I’m talking to you, I said stop it! This is long overdue. 'Cause we never said that we support you. You must pay us to use our song, Donald!” the group sang.

If the Republican persisted in his usage, the group warned through song, the band members would "shave Ivanka's head," referencing his daughter. The sketch came with some choreography and the revelation that one of the "Village People" is a MAGA supporter.

"YMCA" and "Macho Man" have become staples at Trump's rallies. Village People front man Victor Willis, who swore in a September Facebook post that the "YMCA" lyrics are not about gay sex, had one request for the president when he played the song. “I’m not going to have my lawyers sue the president,” Willis stated. “But he should at least do the ‘YMCA’ dance while he’s at it."

Watch the SNL sketch below.

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