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‘SNL’ takes aim at Lori Loughlin, Michael Avenatti, Julian Assange

“Saturday Night Live” poked fun at the recent series of headline-grabbing celebrity arrests with a cold open sketch that brought together in a jail cell Lori Loughlin, Michael Avenatti and Michael Keaton as Julian Assange. The sketch — a play on the MSNBC show “Lockup” — opens on three inmates chatting about what got them behind bars, with one of the actors calling the crimes Kenan Thompson’s character committed insane. “You think that’s insane? I paid 500 grand to get my daughter into USC,” says Kate McKinnon as Loughlin, who was charged in the widespread college admissions cheating scandal. “I paid 500 grand to a women’s crew coach to say my daughter was good at rowing,” she adds. “I’m loco.” The ers ...