Daniel Kaluuya made his “Saturday Night Live” debut a few days ago, playing a frustrated frontline worker attempting to convince his family people to accept COVID-19 vaccine.
Included in a game title show known as “Are You Going To Go,” Kaluuya stars as host Dr. Tevin Johnson, who’s supplying a financial reward for just about any contestant willing to accept vaccine. Contestants include various at-risk family people: cousin Tasha (Ego Nwodim), Uncle Derek (Kenan Thompson), cousin Jesse (Chris Redd) and Aunt Shauna (Punkie Manley).
“While you are all aware I am a clinical physician focusing on the leading lines of COVID. I have seen what this ailment does first-hands, and every one of you’re considered high-risk for COVID. But despite our pleas, none of you’ve been vaccinated yet,” Kaluuya’s Jonesnotes.
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The initial question is a straightforward one, using the correct answer producing a reward of $500 in cash: “Will any one of you simply go ahead and take COVID vaccine at this time?”
All contestants hesitate, with Don (Redd), a diabetic that has “been shot within the lung,” responding having a resounding “no.”
“Man I do not need that vaccine,” he insists. “Irrrve never become ill cause I sleep within my socks.”
When Johnson provides a greater reward of $5,000 to Uncle Derek, (Thompson), that has endured two cardiac arrest within the last decade, he still denies the sale.
“Nah, ain’t worthwhile,” Derek states.
As a result of Jones’ frustration, Don explains he does not “mind using the vaccine, I simply don’t wanna function as the first,” by which Johnson reiterates that 100 million individuals have already taken the vaccine.
Johnson then enables his family people to inquire about him any medical questions regarding the vaccine, that they inquire if the vaccine has syphilis inside it or if Black individuals have began taking it. But when Johnson offers $20,000 to anybody willing to accept vaccine, all of them reject nevertheless.
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