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Dakota Johnson, SNL Spoof ISIS

Some people aren't laughing at Toyota parody ad
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 1, 2015 11:33 AM CST

(Newser) – Dakota Johnson hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and unlike Fifty Shades, it wasn't so boring: The skit generating the most buzz was a parody of Toyota's Super Bowl ad in which a dad (Taran Killam) drops Johnson off at the airport. Only instead of joining the Army, as in Toyota's version of events, she joins ISIS. "Take care of her," enjoins a tearful Killam. "Death to America," whispers a militant (Kyle Mooney). A Twitter brouhaha ensued, notes Gawker with some examples. "'Depraved' or 'hilarious'?" asks a Daily Mail headline. The New York Post is rather calm, dismissing the whole thing as SNL "doing what they’ve done best for 40 years." Catch the clip, and a couple of other highlights, in the gallery. (Read more Taran Killam stories.)

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