SNL HIghlight: Cameron Diaz Joins ‘Back Home Ballers’ for Thanksgiving [VIDEO]

SNL Cameron Diaz Thanksgiving Music Video Back Home Ballers

Cameron Diaz hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and it sure started like a disaster. We could do without ever seeing another opening monologue built around audience questions. There was also a forced Annie sketch to plug an upcoming film that won’t mean much to SNL viewers. Cameron was still fun, and had lots of opportunities to show off the comic shamelessness that helped make her a movie star.

Cameron also joined Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Sasheer Zamata, Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones, Cameron Diaz and Lil’ Baby Aidy Bryant on the night’s best sketch–which kind of revisited the genius of last year’s holiday-themed “(Do It On My) Twin Bed.” That one celebrated the awkwardness of having sex while being home at Christmas. “Back Home Ballers” is yet another parody (what used to be the SNL fashion of mostly white) suburbanites affecting hip-hop poses.

It’s kind of sad when SNL types like Andy Samberg still have to rely on white guys rapping about white things as a comic device, but “Back Home Ballers” works specifically because of the subject matter. So take a look at what’s looking to be a holiday tradition for this generation of SNL…

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