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Adele faces criticism from Saturday Night Live fans


Some Saturday Night Live viewers were less than impressed by a sketch with Adele making fun of sex tourism in Africa.

The 32-year-old singer hosted the final episode of the sketch show and was recognized for her comedic skills.

However, some were unhappy with a sketch that poked fun at wealthy Westerners who made uncomplicated trips to Africa. Adele and SNL cast member Kate McKinnon portrayed women who promote “vacations” in Africa.

Sketch: Some Saturday Night Live viewers were less than impressed by a sketch with Adele making fun of sex tourism in Africa

In the sketch, the couple ran an ad for the Tourism Board of Africa encouraging women to visit the continent for its natural beauty, while also advising them of other X-rated activities they could do.

In a blue dress and a big blonde wig, Adele walks up to the camera next to Kate and says: "Sun, breeze, oceans, mountains in beautiful Africa."

As Kate says: "Witnesses of the miracle, the escape, the history", a shirtless black man walks behind them and connects his arms with a white woman.

Adele continues: & # 39; The sandy beaches. The massive bamboo. & # 39;

Host: The 32-year-old singer hosted the final episode of the sketch show and was recognized for her comedic skills

Host: The 32-year-old singer hosted the final episode of the sketch show and was recognized for her comedic skills

Unimpressed: Some were unhappy with a sketch that made fun of wealthy Westerners who made uncomplicated trips to Africa. Adele and SNL cast member Kate McKinnon portrayed women who promote “vacations” in Africa

Unimpressed: Some were unhappy with a sketch that made fun of wealthy Westerners who made uncomplicated trips to Africa. Adele and SNL cast member Kate McKinnon portrayed women who promote “vacations” in Africa

Kate then says, "The Tribesman," causing Adele to lose control as she tries to suppress her laugh as she continues the scene.

The couple is joined by a third woman, Heidi Gardner, who says she traveled to the continent after her husband's divorce.

Adele holds back a giggle when she says, "I've found a deep, deep connection," to which Heidi replies, "You can feel it in your stomach."

Some viewers used social media to respond to the clip and set out to “fetishize” black men.

Response: Some viewers used social media to respond to the clip and set out to "fetishize" black men

Response: Some viewers used social media to react to the clip and set out to "fetishize" black men

One said: & # 39; Sound deaf SNL! Can we please stop fetishizing black men and women ?! & # 39; while another said, "Don't like this narrative of fetishization."

Another added: 'It was NOT. Right offensive & # 39 ;.

According to The Sun, another said, “I really enjoyed it until the comments and the black men carrying white women actually felt a bit sick and couldn't enjoy the rest, and I adore Adele, but I wish they could would not have participated in this sketch. & # 39;

Meanwhile, another user said, "Adele definitely looks good, but the Africa sketch had bad taste!"

However, others said they enjoyed the segment with one person who called it “the best sketch” while another said, “That was absolutely fun. Loved it. & # 39;

Sketch: In the sketch, the couple show an advertisement for the Tourism Board of Africa, which encourages women to visit the continent for its natural beauty, and also advertises X-rated activities

Sketch: In the sketch, the couple show an ad for the Tourism Board of Africa urging women to visit the continent for its natural beauty, while also pointing out X-rated activities

It comes after Adele was accused of cultural appropriation of donning a Jamaican flag bikini top to mark the canceled Notting Hill Carnival.

In a picture she shared on Instagram in August, the singer, who posed in the garden of her $ 9.5 million home in Beverly Hills, wore her hair in Bantu buns, leading some to consider the choice as "tough " to call.

Adele received a backlash with many hints that she was benefiting from black culture with her choice of outfit and hairstyle.

However, she was defended by celebrities such as Naomi Campbell and Alexandra Burke, while others said Adele was surrounded by Jamaican culture while growing up in Tottenham and always supported the Notting Hill Carnival.

Controversy: It comes after Adele was accused of cultural appropriation of donning a Jamaican flag bikini top to mark the canceled Notting Hill Carnival

Controversy: It comes after Adele was accused of cultural appropriation of donning a Jamaican flag bikini top to mark the canceled Notting Hill Carnival