Top 10 Controversial SNL Monologues

  • Published on Nov 25, 2017
  • Top 10 Controversial SNL Monologues
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    These Saturday Night Live monologues were controversial, and in some cases shocking; but nonetheless made headlines for their content. We'll be looking at controversial SNL monologues from hosts such as Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., Martin Lawrence, Larry David, Kumail Nanjiani, Kristen Stewart, Chris Rock, and more. Join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Controversial SNL Monologues.
    #10. Kumail Nanjiani Attacks Racists
    #9. Sam Kinison Lets Loose
    #8. Kristen Stewart's Language
    #7. Aziz Ansari vs. Prejudice
    #6. Dave Chappelle Provokes the Censors
    #5. Norm Macdonald Returns
    #4. Chris Rock & the Boston Marathon
    #3, #2, #1: ???
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Comments • 1 775

  • Reese
    Reese 4 days ago

    “Attacked hate groups” while being part of the largest hate group in the world😂

  • thelocusst
    thelocusst 5 days ago

    South Asian? Aziz is from North Carolina.

  • Perry L. Fanning
    Perry L. Fanning 5 days ago

    Norm McDonald on point... #thatisall

  • Joann Kennedy
    Joann Kennedy 5 days ago

    Chris Rock offends me with that gap in his teeth. Sorry but that how is it.

  • 63 Impala rag Dude
    63 Impala rag Dude 9 days ago

    SNL sucks. I don't know how the show is still on. Just not funny at all.

  • djCatScanRL
    djCatScanRL 12 days ago +1

    Essentially All monologues from 2017?

  • H.T. Darbley
    H.T. Darbley 12 days ago

    who is martin lawrence??

  • H.T. Darbley
    H.T. Darbley 12 days ago

    Larry David used up all his humor on seinfeld

  • H.T. Darbley
    H.T. Darbley 12 days ago

    norm really SUCKS

  • Jesus Christ
    Jesus Christ 19 days ago

    The West Borough Baptist Church is considers a hate group by The Southern Law Poverty Center, yet that churches beliefs are almost identical to the beliefs of Muslims, but Islam isn't a hate group. If Muslins don't line it here they are welcome to go back to their home countries and fuck off. Hating someone that wants you dead isn't islamaphobia, it's common sense.

  • Jesus Christ
    Jesus Christ 19 days ago

    Hate groups? Can we discuss the several Islamic countries that throw homosexuals off of roofs and sentence women to gang rapes? Islam, who openly call for the killing of anyone that has different beliefs?

  • K.T. Harmon
    K.T. Harmon 20 days ago

    Sooooo let me get this straight Martin talked about women washing their ass got banned for life Louis Talked about children being molested an that’s not worthy enough to get banned wow 🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Edward Barnes
    Edward Barnes 21 day ago

    2 Peters 2:12-14 But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption. And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you. Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices

  • Edward Barnes
    Edward Barnes 21 day ago +1

    norm was 100% right, he was one of the best on the show, the show got bad, not him.

    VA HOSS 21 day ago

    Nice try liberal mojo. So, all of the years that snl has been around, and all the topics they touch on, you trying to tell me that trump material is in 3 of the top 10 spots? Gtfoh! Look at all the Clinton/Lewinsky jokes that were done back in the 90s.

  • Galactic Warlock
    Galactic Warlock 27 days ago

    I miss Aziz

  • Jonathan Waight
    Jonathan Waight 29 days ago

    4 of the first 5 were all racist shots at Trump. Zero originality in comedy anymore or at least EXTREMELY rare on any mainstream stage.

  • Behind You
    Behind You 29 days ago

    Why saying herself's so gay was controversial? Wait...was anyone really have controversial about that episode for real or you guys just made it up?

  • paralentor
    paralentor 29 days ago

    Aw you skipped Sam's amazing guitar skills. Shame on you watchmojo.

  • Charlemagne The Fraud

    What did Martin say ?

  • Michael Wilson
    Michael Wilson Month ago

    Lasted 28 seconds. STFU and let the talent do the work!

  • Ryan Morrow
    Ryan Morrow Month ago

    Trump keeping all these people employed

  • Cory Thompson
    Cory Thompson Month ago

    Martin ---- coked out of his mind --- controversy

  • Connor Ferrand
    Connor Ferrand Month ago

    Calling trump supporters racist is about as controversial as going to get a drink of water in the middle of the night.

  • Taboo X
    Taboo X Month ago

    In about ten or fifteen more years Martin will be back. He'll be dressed the same but he'll have grey hair 😄

    SPURT Month ago

    Who else loves looking at the band cracking up in the background?

  • John Hawkins1588
    John Hawkins1588 Month ago

    Aziz Ansari is not funny.

  • sputnikalgrim
    sputnikalgrim Month ago

    Omg Kristen Stewart is so fucking hot.

  • ddmurley
    ddmurley Month ago

    Woke standup is so unfunny

  • snagswolf
    snagswolf Month ago +1

    Ooh, I'm so brave. I'm trashing Trump on a show that only attracts Trump haters these days.

  • MrGMovieReviews
    MrGMovieReviews Month ago

    The Norm one should be #1. He literally said he's hosting because the show sucks now, like that can't be topped.

  • Hercules Brofister
    Hercules Brofister Month ago

    8:27 that guy talks like a rapist or torture killler.

  • R Rampling
    R Rampling Month ago

    Is it me or is Brian Posehn and Louis c k the same person LOL

  • Robert Mantell
    Robert Mantell Month ago

    I personally think calling Ansari a comedian is a pretty loose thing.......

  • tristan de sade
    tristan de sade Month ago


  • blackericdenice
    blackericdenice Month ago

    I watched the whole damn video to hear what he said. Damn you smelly flat a$$ beautiful intelligent thoughtful caring

  • 96hatt
    96hatt Month ago

    Snl has been declining ever since the Liberals have taken over..

  • Josh Kaplan
    Josh Kaplan Month ago

    The narrator said he addressed “Islamaphobia” but people don’t realize he’s actually Pakistani.........still Islamic, just saying

  • Peter Simon
    Peter Simon Month ago

    Snl proves that bad shows can be contraversial too.....if not more than good shows

  • Richard Sheehy
    Richard Sheehy Month ago

    Trump has done more for us Vets in one year than Obummer has in 8 years

  • M Emrys
    M Emrys Month ago

    Failed as much as the failing show.

  • Yael Garcia
    Yael Garcia Month ago

    They dont show Martin Lawrence SNL monologue. It was banned from TV. I can't find it anywhere.

  • Waldo Apex
    Waldo Apex Month ago

    You talk too much mojo show more monologue

  • star_ kitten
    star_ kitten Month ago

    Idky but the "Saturday Night Live" (1975-) NBC, Universal Home Pictures Entertainment in the bottom left corner of EVERY single clip annoys the shit outta me. It's called 'Top 10 Controversial SNL Monologues'. We get it. All these clips are from SNL.

  • star_ kitten
    star_ kitten Month ago

    so sorry to all the racists who were offended....smh

  • volcharger
    volcharger Month ago

    I agree with what a few others said.
    You seem to be more interested in running your mouth instead of letting us watch the “controversial” clips. And there is really nothing interesting or controversial about your clips.

  • Ivory Crest
    Ivory Crest Month ago +2

    Bad Boys 3 coming out. Martin will be back!

  • bmorehobo
    bmorehobo Month ago

    So, these are just controversial based on whomever created the list. Got it.

  • Melanie Wood
    Melanie Wood Month ago

    "Sam K" was one of a kind

  • Melanie Wood
    Melanie Wood Month ago

    1st guy. NOT FUNNY!

  • J T
    J T Month ago

    How is Kristen Stuart famous? Not about her being gay, but it’s about her being ugly and a talentless actress.

  • MiddleFingerMotionPictures

    The only comedy that's relevant is comedy that makes the status quo uncomfortable. Most of these examples are the opposite.

    • Bessie D.
      Bessie D. Month ago

      MiddleFingerMotionPictures; Okay, here ya go.
      Q; How many leftists does it take to change a light bulb?
      A; Leftists don't know how to change a light bulb. They get mommy to do it while they sit around and whine about how much they hate the way Trump changes one.

  • Katie Lit
    Katie Lit Month ago

    woke comedy is the shits

  • The Dude
    The Dude Month ago +2

    I can't watch this... you're just talking about the monologues and leaving the darn monologue out. BOO

    X-MISMA-X Month ago

    Kumail's monologue was not racist but as a white woman I am sure that is was controversial to you and others of your ilk.

  • Jason Swann
    Jason Swann Month ago

    Not worth watching.

  • Jason Dubya-DEEZNUTS

    Fuck em if they can’t take a joke...

  • Eric Colona
    Eric Colona Month ago

    Talks about most of it, but doesn't show any of it. Don't waste your time.

  • vistalite
    vistalite Month ago

    The funniest thing about Martin Lawrence is that he doesn’t have a career anymore.

  • Jeffrey Smith
    Jeffrey Smith Month ago

    Pakistan was once India before the Muslim invasion.

  • Dolly Dagger
    Dolly Dagger Month ago

    Um...I don't see any real proof of alleged controversy...except maybe Louis C.K. but if you watched his show Louie, you'd know that's his comedic style. But I could see why it's on this ridiculous list.

  • MrPooperstupor
    MrPooperstupor Month ago

    Narrator ruins it for me. How does one learn to talk like that? Voice-over school for bad RU-clip videos?

  • markbarker28
    markbarker28 Month ago

    SNL is simply a non entertaining social engineering tool for the weak minds of the left.

  • Zorro Ze
    Zorro Ze Month ago +1

    Luis CK is a fashion icon

  • Mark Sisson
    Mark Sisson Month ago


  • Koala Nectar
    Koala Nectar Month ago

    Yeah kumail why would anyone fear islam? Pff. I bet he's a naziphobe.

  • Kevin WinterMadness

    About Ansari and other TDS afflicted celebrities, it sucks that their delusion took over...
    Sadly for them, Donald Trump isn't racist.

    What's funny about that is before he started his campaign as a Republican, he was respected by Black People and Women!
    It seems that him saying he's campaigning as a Republican made him a different person as he was before... So weird.

    Having said that, I'm not a Trump supporter. Mostly because I'm not an US citizen but still, I care about reality and reality tells me Donald Trump is not the monster the MSM makes him to be.
    If you don't agree, don't insult me, bring me arguments and proofs and I actually will reconsider my stance on the American President.
    And while we're at it, bring me the opposite on the French President Macron!
    Try and prove me he's not that bad (just that, nothing more).

    Peace from France y'all! 🍻

    PS: To you Watch Mojo, I like your stuff and I know this video isn't recent at all, but please can you stop being that biased against Republicans?
    I know you're better than this and have done it in the past (counting from when I wrote this comment), so please keep on being as objective as you can!


    And I forgot to mention Miss Stewart... Same as The Don isn't "a" racist, HE IS NOT SEXIST OR HOMOPHOBIC EITHER!!!
    Fuck f***'s sake, cut the guy some slack!
    Slandering people is wrong, and in some cases could be argued as EVIL. Stop doing this to the President of the USA, unless you have actual proof of his undoings.
    Although, if it was the case, we'd all know about it, but... Hum... There's still nothing besides speculation and Conspiracy Theories. So please stop.

    *Edit 2*

    A follow-up to the "PS" :
    Watch Mojo, if you're to be biased, at least say stuff that is FACTUALLY true or say something else.
    Again, Trump racism isn't a real thing and there's nothing backing that up, so please stop.
    Sorry for bringing that up again, but each minute of (at least the first half) the video is just lies on top of lies. It's horrendous to anyone who actually researches actual facts.

    *Edit 3*

    Had to stop the video when Dave Chapelle came in... It's too much Trump bashing to my taste.
    Yes you have freedom of speech (unlike us in my country) and you're entitled to your opinions, but it doesn't mean I have to like them or support them.
    I won't ever call for your censorship, even if (at least) half of the video is lies on top of lies.
    Free speech is free speech. Period.
    But it can only be benefiting for you and your audience to stop propagating lies.
    It's then for you to make the right choice.

    *End Edit*

    • Kevin WinterMadness
      Kevin WinterMadness Month ago

      @star_ kitten Okay, so I'll assume (like you seem to like doing) what you think, and I'll tell you : You're mean spirited, and you're WRONG!

    • Kevin WinterMadness
      Kevin WinterMadness Month ago

      @star_ kitten Did I do something to you for you to be that mean towards me?

    • star_ kitten
      star_ kitten Month ago

      after reading that comment I kinda see now why soooo many people here in America bash France. French opinions don't matter here. just like the Canadians sorry

  • Stereobrainagain
    Stereobrainagain Month ago

    Is that thing still on the air?? I haven watched SNL since about 1998, and I haven’t heard of anything about it since then.
    SNL has the relevance for comedy today that MTV has for “music videos”.

  • WonderWhatHappened
    WonderWhatHappened Month ago +1

    Dave Chappelle is comedy GOLD!

  • David Thompson
    David Thompson Month ago

    Pretty stupid..I didn't even make it halfway, and the SNL host that Mojo says are "brave"..come on, who are you fooling?

  • Matthew Wilton
    Matthew Wilton Month ago

    Dang i always thought the martin Lawrence thing was a joke. Like, he knew it was gonna cut to that serious explanation of his too dirty for tv stand-up. I didnt see this episode live and think it is funnier with the cut.

  • George McKeon
    George McKeon Month ago +5

    Aziz Ansari is the result of affirmative action comedy.

  • Mrk2222
    Mrk2222 Month ago

    This is horrible. And the host's inflection is inflection is annoying.

  • 8gbusby
    8gbusby Month ago

    the controversy is that Mojo thinks this in controversial

  • mary jane
    mary jane 2 months ago

    SNL is nothing but weak and racist. Worse show ever

  • Joe Hanick
    Joe Hanick 2 months ago

    no sinead o'connor????

  • benno291980
    benno291980 2 months ago

    I remember watching the Martin Lawrence monologue...something about a bagel with cream cheese on his lip...eeew

  • Trudi Porter
    Trudi Porter 2 months ago

    Liberals are SUPER RACISTS !! The Republican party was founded as the ANTI-slavery party !!!

  • Trudi Porter
    Trudi Porter 2 months ago

    So sick of the COMMIE SNL propaganda bullshit ! LONG LIVE TRUMP ! Maybe someday SNL will actually be funny again !!!

  • Rick Errera
    Rick Errera 2 months ago

    The gullible trash that like Donald Trump are nothing but a bunch of cry babies

  • emond67
    emond67 2 months ago

    islam its a religion correct, so how is being islamaphobic racist?right its a religion not a race

    • matt abbiati
      matt abbiati Month ago

      It's not even a religion, it's an ideology, and a bad one at that.

  • twochaudio twochaudio
    twochaudio twochaudio 2 months ago

    why do you have to tell us your view Can't we just watch

  • Rob charters
    Rob charters 2 months ago

    Corpreate neo centrist social engineering in all its glory

  • chris00nj
    chris00nj 2 months ago +1

    9 of these were just hosts getting political. Orange man bad!

  • Nicholas Edwards
    Nicholas Edwards 2 months ago

    Martin Lawrence's opening went the way it was supposed to go. That was the joke, that the sensors had gotten to him. He hasn't been asked back because he supposedly is hard to work with.

  • Santar69
    Santar69 2 months ago

    'Sometimes an insult is a truth you just don't want to hear.' Hans Teeuwen, Dutch stand up comedian...

  • Norman Sawyer
    Norman Sawyer 2 months ago

    So in their world, HALF the COUNTRY is automatically RACIST for voting for TRUMP??? WHATEVER. TRUMP 2020!

  • Jak Saw-tooth
    Jak Saw-tooth 2 months ago

    And SNL wonders why their show has gone down the tubes. It's a friggin' soapbox for self righteous leftists. Gone are the good ol' days of actually being funny. Now, it's week after week of "Boo hoo! Trump hurt our feelings. And he doesn't believe what we do. That must make him a racist!"
    Lol. A living example of why politics and entertainment just don't mix.

  • Anthony Lightsey
    Anthony Lightsey 2 months ago

    Dave Chappell was the only grown up in this group.

  • Anthony Lightsey
    Anthony Lightsey 2 months ago

    How is Donald trump an American icon for decades and all of a sudden he runs for president and now he’s racist?? I’m still confused. Democrats and liberals are a hate group. Ppl call a man whose the most pro Israel president we’ve ever had anti Semitic. You liberals are morons. Who should we have voted for? Hillary? Who called us a basket of deplorables. That’s one thing Trump never does. He doesn’t Attack Democrat and liberal voters. He only targets his political opponents.

    • matt abbiati
      matt abbiati Month ago

      Exactly....instead of calling out hillarys collusion with the DNC to rig the primaries, they went with the trump Russia hoax as a distraction. It's pretty amazing liberals can overlook actual collusion within their own party.

  • Ernie Coney
    Ernie Coney 2 months ago +1

    NBC did Martin so wrong. here you have a dude talking about the taste of young boys possibly being good (pedophilia at its core) and then you have Martin essentially promoting women to bathe. And Martin gets a lifetime ban from the entire network and the other guy gets to come back. Wtf type of shit is that.

  • L6915
    L6915 2 months ago

    I'm British. I'm wondering, does SNL stand for Saturday Night Liberals?

  • Randy Hawthorne
    Randy Hawthorne 2 months ago

    Other than Norm McDonald you can file this whole list under who gives a shit. Notice how all the Trump bashers on here are completely irrelevant now.

  • Laz Noyb
    Laz Noyb 2 months ago

    what exactly was controversial about any of this? especially since snl is supposed to be edgy. every good standup comedian says far more controversial stuff every show, isn't snl about comedy? weak.

  • chuck solomon
    chuck solomon 2 months ago

    Soon as I saw the Indian or packicrappy "comedian" I fast forwarded past it and the rest of the vid is pretty pretty good.

  • Zackariah Schultz
    Zackariah Schultz 2 months ago

    Martin Lawrence’s monologue was FUCKING HILARIOUS

  • Zackariah Schultz
    Zackariah Schultz 2 months ago

    Louis CK hosted in 2014. Fake news

  • Zackariah Schultz
    Zackariah Schultz 2 months ago

    Basically you’re repeating the straw man that everyone who is not liberal is racist. Nothing you ID political predicted has happened. Waaaah

  • Johnhitbox
    Johnhitbox 2 months ago

    Trump bad celebrities guddd

  • Luis Castillo III
    Luis Castillo III 2 months ago

    As “controversial” as these monologues seem, I’m sure they were really funny at the time of their showing.
    To be honest, I still find all of them funny.