Lindsay Lohan on SNL
Last night’s, Lindsay Lohan’s return to Saturday Night Live has become viral. With many fans and detractors taking to social media sites to discuss the highs and lows of the pop starlet Lindsay Lohan’s performance. Lindsay Lohan returned to center stage this weekend, but her jail time, rehab stints, drunk-driving and shoplifting convictions followed her as she hosted NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Many were genuinely surprised when it was revealed that Lindsay Lohan, who has seen more time in the media spotlight for her problems with the law as of late than her roles in films.
Lohan’s poke-fun-at-herself monologue, which featured various SNL cast members questioning whether or not the star would be able to handle hosting duties in light of her recently-troubled past, was among the most discussed topics of the night. Cast members Kenan Thompson pretended to check her eyes for clarity and Kristen Wiig patted her down.
After Sunday afternoon, “SNL Lindsay Lohan” was the second most-searched term on Google and the sketch “The Real Housewives of Disney” was trending nationwide on Twitter.
Most of the show avoided references to her criminal history. Skits included Lohan as “Rapunzel” in a fictional “The Real Housewives of Disney,” and as “Illiterate Lisa,” a Minnesota morning radio show sidekick.
The other sketch — a parody of Bravo’s wildly-popular The Real Housewives series that featured Disney princesses such as Snow White, Cinderella and Rapunzel acting catty toward one another at a dinner party — was also shared around the Internet on Sunday.
She also gave a shout-out to the site where so many people were discussing her performance in real time. During a jail scene sketch, while describing what her law-enforcement capabilities include, she replied: “I’m big on Twitter.”