Kenan Thompson Recaps Kanye West's Unaired SNL Pro-Trump Speech

  • Published on Oct 2, 2018
  • Kenan Thompson talks about Kanye West's unaired speech from the season premiere of SNL, the birth of his second daughter over the summer and his big Emmy win.
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  • Lauren Wylie
    Lauren Wylie 6 days ago

    Here for Kenan since All That

  • Free Cable!
    Free Cable! 6 days ago

    Keenan is THAT guy who will NEVER move out of his parents basement....EVER! (16 years dude???...Grow some BALLS and MOVE ON!)

  • JohnnieRhodes
    JohnnieRhodes 12 days ago

    You don’t judge ? Are you kidding me ? SNL has ONE AGENDA ! SNL is now a disgraceful show and I stopped watching it two years ago. I was their #1 fan since I can remember back during the Dan Akroyd/Chevy Chase days. But now I cannot watch or support anything about that show. Lorne Michaels is a disgusting human being with a political agenda who has tarnished a once cherished piece of history and turned it into something that will go down in history as an embarrassment to our country.

  • Inediblehulk
    Inediblehulk 12 days ago

    Kenan is so funny, he’s such a ‘big’ loud, hammy performer (controlled talented hammy I mean, like he knows what’s he’s doing) but then in real life he’s such an understated guy. I really like him.

  • KBowWow75
    KBowWow75 13 days ago

    16 years? Keenan peaked at SNL meanwhile others have moved on to other things better.

  • Tammys720 Walton
    Tammys720 Walton 15 days ago

    Kenan never ages wow...

  • Sanji Kun
    Sanji Kun 19 days ago

    SNL has always been political? I dont get it.. are they unhappy because its not their politics? #walkaway

  • Evan Finch
    Evan Finch 20 days ago

    He's ALL THAT

  • Ryan Wayne
    Ryan Wayne 21 day ago

    Who loves orange soda?


    *Enough of Kanye, trump*

  • Mary Love my Name
    Mary Love my Name 22 days ago


  • kittenpawsbb
    kittenpawsbb 23 days ago

    Kenan is the best! 👍🏽👏🏽🤗

  • Shelab 25
    Shelab 25 25 days ago +1

    Why is he wearing a black T-shirt and a velvet jacket

  • Brian Wanbaugh
    Brian Wanbaugh 26 days ago

    I met Henry Winkler once and he called me a superstar. Greatest moment of my life

  • NESherv
    NESherv 26 days ago


  • Designers Eyes
    Designers Eyes 26 days ago

    He could easily pass for being in his late 20s 32 at the most!

    • ozonkwo
      ozonkwo 24 days ago

      I know jaw dropped when he said 40😲😨...he looks AMAZING...

    IDOT ROK 26 days ago

    I love this. It reminds me that my childhood didn't suck that bad. #ilovedthe90's

  • Ben Tapia
    Ben Tapia 26 days ago

    Kenan somehow looks exactly the same as he did in the All That days.

  • Damien Talrose
    Damien Talrose 26 days ago

    Kanye brought those people together, fully aware that he was in the lion's den, asking for a dialogue, asking for people to love each other even though they believe different things. And this is what you guys do, you ridicule him. You don't want a dialogue, and you don't want to love.

  • Nor Monroe
    Nor Monroe 26 days ago

    Super misleading title.

  • Nina Travis
    Nina Travis 26 days ago

    Click is one of my favorite movies by Adam Sandler. I forgot Winkler was in that film.

  • Zoltán Marosi
    Zoltán Marosi 27 days ago

    He looks awesome!

  • Michael Covel
    Michael Covel 27 days ago

    I can't expose the abstract reasons why people make certain decisions when booking guests.
    So I'll simplify it
    1) SNL has been successful for 40 years despite Lorne and the producers' oblivious and naive decisions when booking hosts and musical guests.
    2) SNL has been successful for 40 years because Lorne and the producers are well aware of their decisions and calculated risks for each person they have on the show.

  • MrMelgibstein
    MrMelgibstein 27 days ago

    Kenan Thompson knows the man is in charge and what he wants to hear.He likes to watch things on TV and not live,Yeah right.

  • Cool tha Underdog
    Cool tha Underdog 27 days ago

    Isn't that the same guy that betrayed Kel Mitchell 🤔

  • Payton ThaProphet
    Payton ThaProphet 28 days ago

    Dance puppets, dance!! Do as I say, think as I think, be as I am. Follow me as I lead you into the abyss. One thought, one brain. Do not lead astray mere sheep, for the slaughter is your destiny.

    MICHAELinJUSTICE 28 days ago +1

    Here's the thing.
    SNL mocks people every week, and when the people they mock cry about it - SNL makes fun of then for it. Why?
    SNL are provocateurs. You CAN'T be a provocateur AND a victim at the same time. It's hypocritical.
    The SNL cast cried that Ye made them feel uncomfortable, Keenan here got overly lugubrious talking about it - they can dish it but they can't take it!
    Stop playing the victim, of all people who should not play the victim, it's the SNL cast. Sometimes they rightfully mock people, sometimes they don't - sometimes they prioritize malice instead of comedy which makes for a bad show. They sometimes misrepresent, slander and gratuitously attack people just cause they disagree with them.
    But the people on the other end can't cry about it other SNL will make fun of them, so they laugh it off even if it's unfair.
    Yet as soon as the tables turn, they hypocritically cry victim. That's pathetic.

  • H M
    H M 28 days ago

    They could have walked off

  • H M
    H M 28 days ago

    Looking good Kenan.

  • spazzinNslashin
    spazzinNslashin 28 days ago

    Kenan being 40 is crazy but you know what they say black dont crack

  • Dayton Winfield
    Dayton Winfield 28 days ago

    I'm a true Nick kid....who remember's all the shows that came on with All That and Rre you afraid of the dark? Hey Arnold use to come on with ahhhh real monsters. ....Damn I miss those days.

  • garrett moore
    garrett moore 28 days ago

    So Kanye shouldn’t be able to share his opinion? But each episode of snl and each late night show can voice their opinions? He asked people to join him on stage and Seth mentioned that none of them agreed with him but their opinion is the only right one so it’s the only one that should be voiced and shouldn’t be criticized? I do not care about politics but i do care about respect and I hate hypocritical nonsense. hypocritical nonsense is ridiculous. if you want people to respect your opinion and your ability to stand on a stage for hours a week and broadcast your opinion, then it needs to be mutually acceptable for all. don’t be hypocrites.

  • Jack McKeough
    Jack McKeough 29 days ago

    He told the people behind him that he knows they disagree with him.

  • Buddy Evans
    Buddy Evans 29 days ago

    you stupid Fox Hold Us hostage every Saturday night with your political b******* go f*** yourself Saturday Night Live I'm done forever

  • sparklebutt111
    sparklebutt111 29 days ago

    By not airing the speech, SNL brought attention to the speech.

  • Lurdys Arocho
    Lurdys Arocho 29 days ago

    He is one of the best comedian and actor of all times. God bless him.

  • Jessica Black
    Jessica Black 29 days ago

    Kenan Thompson doesn’t age. What the heck?!

  • Jay Dontez
    Jay Dontez 29 days ago

    Cuz why... Cuz u cnt get work no where else. You not funny bro. Your NO comedian. You just act like your funny. True statement!

  • Manu Ginobilis Bald Spot
    Manu Ginobilis Bald Spot 29 days ago +1

    Coonin' pays. All you gotta do is bury your child co-star and put on a dress while making fun of black people. Keep gettin' those checks, Coonan.

  • Juan Geribon
    Juan Geribon 29 days ago

    good burger guy

  • Leslie Page
    Leslie Page 29 days ago

    My question is this... Why does TVclip think there is one person in the entire world who would pay 20$ for this show.

  • Diana Cassinelli
    Diana Cassinelli 29 days ago

    I love this guy...since he was young...happy to see him anywhere he is on...congrats on your look amazing...still a kid to me....good genes

  • Natalie Barnes
    Natalie Barnes 29 days ago


  • Jojo Stieff
    Jojo Stieff 29 days ago

    It's honorable to be antiTrump

  • mwamanda2006
    mwamanda2006 29 days ago

    I guess people are offended by comedy show..what can comedians not do their jobs anymore? we have to be serious all the time? Just because I have didn't views then other people doesn't mean I am not going to stop watching something that I think is funny.

  • Ru ru
    Ru ru 29 days ago

    damnnn thats a gorgeous baby!! damnnn man! model in the working kenan!

  • d4ydr34m3r420
    d4ydr34m3r420 29 days ago

    Apparently Ye is "illeterate" because he has balls and gives the liberals and their media a wake up call. Can't air that!

  • vw gtivrsixer
    vw gtivrsixer Month ago

    I still think of him as being the guy with the overalls on all that on Nickelodeon

  • Ed Bain
    Ed Bain Month ago

    Kill me

  • Alfonso Mora
    Alfonso Mora Month ago

    You are one in a million man..
    I love everything you do!

  • MM NaCl
    MM NaCl Month ago

    Who was a hostage, snowflakes?

  • J h
    J h Month ago

    A successful Black man gives Trump a hug and major support... CNN and Hillary-Obama thugs are now in major-melt down and chaos.... Mid-Terms will favor Conservative-Republicans... DONE DEAL.
    TRUMP 2020

  • Lisa L. Gruman
    Lisa L. Gruman Month ago

    I love Kenan. We are lucky to have him, and for so long, on SNL.

  • Food For Thought
    Food For Thought Month ago

    He's turning 40 dam he looks 30!

  • Warboss Midgi
    Warboss Midgi Month ago

    "we dont judge people" *judges kanye*

  • Seventy One
    Seventy One Month ago

    Kenan Thompson is one of the greatest comedians SNL has ever produced. And SNL has given us quite a few great ones.

  • bdavis 919
    bdavis 919 Month ago

    Watched this guy when i was 10 and now im 30 and now he looks younger than me now

  • Accidently on Purpose

    NBC is where liberal snowflakes live

  • konrat
    konrat Month ago

    Yeah so they both start off by taking shots on Kanye then Kenan says they let him do that(still didn't air that thing which was not in any way that bad and imo are overcritisizing him) and didn't/won/t judge. Isn't that a contradiction?

  • TheCeazeoNe
    TheCeazeoNe Month ago

    A biiiiiiigg Dominican lunch!!

  • sam sneede
    sam sneede Month ago +1

    How about Alex Balwin always doing Prez Trump...which isn't funny. Haven't watched snl for years.
    Unfunny crap.

    • ka te
      ka te Month ago

      Donald Trump!? I didn't know you had a TVclip account! When do you find time to run a country? This explains a lot...

  • Brandon Pruitt
    Brandon Pruitt Month ago

    I love the irony in kenans complaint about not being able to share your opinion. Welcome to being shut out of every major platform in America. The tides are turning. Can't wait.

  • The Feezus
    The Feezus Month ago

    Did he quit his job at good burger?

  • A Smith
    A Smith Month ago

    Kenan Thompson is the dude.
    I'm a fan since "All That" and "Kenan and Kel".
    Good on ya Kenan!

  • Matt Rees
    Matt Rees Month ago

    If kanye was spewing liberal propaganda then they wouldve said how courageous he was and probably give him an award for courage. But ye' knows thats just a big lie to control black ppl

  • Deba Dev
    Deba Dev Month ago

    He is brilliant, funny quick witted looks amazing and a great dad

  • Gary Wilson
    Gary Wilson Month ago

    The funniest person on SNL hands down. Hands down.

  • Ellen Lincourt
    Ellen Lincourt Month ago

    It's sad that someone as mentally I'll as Kanye is still being booked and filmed. Ignoring his political beliefs, he is suffering from some severe mental distress. The people around don't seem to care as long as the gravy train continues. Until he is no longer booked, it is unlikely that he will get good treatment. Sycophants more interested in the largest of a star will let addiction and mental illness prevail even up to death. Look what happened to Prince, Michael Jackson, and others.

  • givehuggs
    givehuggs Month ago

    This interview in about the interviewee why did the interviewer ask about so many others. Unacceptable

  • James Coldiron
    James Coldiron Month ago

    SNL needs to bring back the What's up with that, sketch.

  • Distaval
    Distaval Month ago

    Go and congrats Keenan. Seth Meyers looks like a vampire with ADD.

  • Razz Bender
    Razz Bender Month ago

    Thompson is the least funny cast member on SNL ever. IMO

  • Mwai Segula
    Mwai Segula Month ago

    Even when serious, he always looks like he has a slight smirk😂😂😂

  • Fisty McKnuckleson
    Fisty McKnuckleson Month ago

    Man they hate it when a black man thinks independently

  • Silicone Baby
    Silicone Baby Month ago

    It is fucking hilarious watching a bunch of white racists falling over themselves to praise Kanye West's brain farts

  • Taron Webb
    Taron Webb Month ago

    I just got emotional, because I’m 35 years old and it occurred to me that this dude has been making me laugh most of my fucking life. All That doesn’t feel that long ago, I remember the premier, I remember his voice cracking, I remember him getting to big for the tub when he played Pierre Escargot, I remember his first SNL season. and now he’s fcking 40?!!! Time is a weird thing.

  • Clayton Humphrey
    Clayton Humphrey Month ago

    Kenan is the glue that holds SNL together

  • Scott Dow
    Scott Dow Month ago

    What really shoukd have won Hemry W a Emmy was his chatacter in the Cop Drama Third Watch. That character was such scum and Henry was so good that he who I love d8sappered and all I saw was the character that I hated and had great pleasure in seeing Officer Faith lock his butt up. That was Emmy worthy if ever a time.

  • The dog Does
    The dog Does Month ago

    It’s weird how Seth is so high up

  • Harry Dunn
    Harry Dunn Month ago

    Remember Good Burger?

  • fatpreacherman
    fatpreacherman Month ago

    Kenan is so overrated, he is not funny, never has been funny, I hate watching him on anything...

  • Mature Minded Millennials

    What’s funny is Kenan is my cousin on my fathers side 🤣

  • yes
    yes Month ago +1

    This only proves Kanye is correct

  • Montana kang
    Montana kang Month ago

    1:54 Kenan uses Old catchphrase from Kenan and Kel!!

  • thescowlingschnauzer

    If you go back to Nickolodeon days, Kenan Thompson has been doing sketch comedy for 376 years.

  • DarkKing009
    DarkKing009 Month ago

    bring back 2006 Kanye West

  • Abdulla Rasim Arrabi
    Abdulla Rasim Arrabi Month ago +1

    Okkk subscribe my channel

  • Jernelle Rosales
    Jernelle Rosales Month ago

    He still looks 16 to me.

  • philip joseph
    philip joseph Month ago

    Black with whites dogging a free the slave telling on harriet tubman

  • no name
    no name Month ago

    Dammmm. Kenan so grown up

  • Luke Verble
    Luke Verble Month ago

    So Kanye shouldn't do that, but Kaep should kneel and the cast of Hamilton should get political in front of the audience. Must be easy being a liberal, being able to live without standards and all.

  • Ogawa Burukku
    Ogawa Burukku Month ago

    I remember watching Kenan on All That and his show with Kel as a kid, and I never ever thought he was the one we'd be watching all these years later. Now I couldn't imagine SNL without him! He's come such a long way, and I am so happy for his success.

  • Ben Kahnke
    Ben Kahnke Month ago

    Doesn’t seem to bother them when a liberal “holds hostage” the audience.

  • Alannah Perrino
    Alannah Perrino Month ago

    Without even realizing It Kenan’s skit comedy has been a constant since All That. I can’t believe It’s been 16 years on SNL I remember that first episode I was like AW MAN IDK IF HE CAN HACK It. He fuckin hacked It look at him silently being hilarious over my entire lifetime.

  • Bryanna Resendiz
    Bryanna Resendiz Month ago

    40 !!! He looks so good 🙌🏻

  • ChrisBoogie17
    ChrisBoogie17 Month ago

    What ever happened to kel...

  • afro symphony
    afro symphony Month ago

    he is 40yrs!!???

  • Tony Burnham
    Tony Burnham Month ago

    Have been watching him for years and will always be a fan.

  • Tony C
    Tony C Month ago

    Why in this interview of Kenan is Kenan barely speaking. Seth is really not giving him much room...

  • Kimberly Sims
    Kimberly Sims Month ago

    Love Kenan!