Dwayne Johnson reprised his role as “The Rock Obama” on the March 28 episode of Saturday Night Live.
In the cold open sketch, the “normal” President Barack Obama (Jay Pharoah) loses his temper with House Speaker John Boenher (Taran Killam), who unilaterally invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress; Texas Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz (Bobby Moynihan), who called Netanyahu an “extraordinary leader” upon his recent election victory; and Sen. Tom Cotton, who sent a letter to Iran behind Obama’s back regarding a potential nuclear deal.
The President then transforms into “The Rock Obama” (Johnson—”Oh my god, it’s happening!” exclaims Michelle (Sasheer Zamata)—before he shows his political foes who’s in charge. But it turns out the President isn’t the only one with a hulky alter ego: find out who angers Michelle so much that she transforms into “She Rock Obama” (Leslie Jones).
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