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SNL Cold Open: Lockup

California's prisons are about to get a whole bunch of very interesting new residents.

I'm coming to find relief when Donald Trump hasn't sucked all the oxygen out of the news cycle so that the writing staff at SNL can come up with a Trump-free cold open.

And with some high profile indictments in the last couple of weeks, SNL imagined a future episode of MSNBC's "Lockup" with college entrance briber Lori "Aunt Becky" Loughlin (Kate McKinnon), sneaker company extorter/embezzler Michael Avenatti (Pete Davidson) and Wikileak founder and very messy person Julian Assange (Michael Keaton) trying to climb the prison hierarchy by out-crazying each other.

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