Dream come true: Brad Pitt plays a fact-checking Dr Fauci on SNL


Dream come true: Brad Pitt plays Dr Fauci and fact-checks Donald Trump on SNL – after the nation’s favorite doctor joked that he’d loved to be portrayed by the Fight Club star

Brad Pitt starred as a fact-checking Dr Fauci on Saturday Night Live’s cold open, which ended on a sincere note to thank the doctor who once joked he’d love to be portrayed by the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star. 

The comedy sketch show, which returned for another ‘At Home’ virtual version, kicked off with  Pitt sitting at a desk dressed as Dr. Anthony Fauci dicussing President Trump’s recent comments on coronavirus.

‘When he said everyone can get a test, what he meant was almost no one,’ Pitt’s Fauci said.

Brad Pitt starred as a fact-checking Dr Fauci on Saturday Night Live’s cold open

‘I know I shouldn’t be touching my face, but…’ Pitt’s Fauci added, face falling into his hands after a clip of Trump played suggesting that UV light inside the body could heal the virus. 

He also joked about the rumors that Trump was planning to fire the doctor.

The sketch ended with Pitt removing his wig and glasses to somberly thank the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and all the other medical staff, working hard during the coronavirus crisis. 

The sketch ended with Pitt removing his wig and glasses to somberly thank the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and all the other medical staff, working hard during the coronavirus crisis

The sketch ended with Pitt removing his wig and glasses to somberly thank the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and all the other medical staff, working hard during the coronavirus crisis

The real Dr Fauci will undoubtably be delighted with his portrayal on SNL after being previously asked who he would like to play him on the sketch show

The real Dr Fauci will undoubtably be delighted with his portrayal on SNL after being previously asked who he would like to play him on the sketch show

‘To the real Dr. Fauci, thank you for your calm and your clarity in this unnerving time,’ Pitt said as himself.

The real Dr Fauci will undoubtably be delighted with his portrayal on SNL after being previously asked who he would like to play him on the sketch show. 

‘Oh, Brad Pitt, of course,’ Fauci joked. 

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