SNL Parodies M.I.A. & Zooey Deschanel

    A week after they tore Lana Del Rey a new one, SNL went pretty hard on two indie darlings on this weekend’s episode. First, they parodied Zooey Deschanel via a segment called “Bein’ Quirky with Zooey Deschanel” that finds Zooey hosting a TV show that gives tips on how to be quirky. It’s pretty funny, considering Deschanel herself was the host, and she shows up to play Mary Kate Olsen. Watch that below:


    The better segment, though, is this Piers Morgan show parody that features Nasim Pedrad doing a pretty cutting M.I.A. impression. Pedrad’s M.I.A. is outraged at Doritos ads, angry at the Super Bowl, and politically outraged until she gets paid. It’s weird that M.I.A. has reached the point where she can be parodied knowingly on SNL. It’s below: