'SNL' Hilariously Parodies the 'Formation' Controversy With 'The Day Beyonce Turned Black' (VIDEO)

beyonce snl skitIf you've been rolling your eyes at all the recent controversy over Beyonce's groundbreaking "Formation" video, you'll definitely appreciate Saturday Night Live's send-up of the mass freakout. A faux trailer for a movie called "The Day Beyonce Turned Black," it's a too-funny take on what happened when white fans realized the subtext in Beyonce's new tune: "Maybe the song isn't for us." "But usually everything is!"

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“For white people, it was just another great week," the voiceover begins. "They never saw it coming. They had no warning. Then, the day before the Super Bowl, it happened.”

Check it out: 

“Hot sauce in my bag. Swag? What does this song mean?”

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Brilliant -- not to mention perfect sequel to SNL's earlier Beyonce-related skit, "The Beygency," in which a man discovers the horrible fate of people who don't like Queen Bey. 

And yes, little guy, Taylor Swift is still white. Yup. No worries there.

 

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