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    Daniel Kaluuya Broke Down The Difference Between American And British Racism In His "SNL" Monologue

    "British racism is so bad, white people left."

    Did you catch Daniel Kaluuya's Saturday Night Live monologue? It was pretty great.

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    The actor, who's up for a Best Supporting Actor nomination at this year's Oscars for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah, delivered a funny and brutally honest monologue about race and racism in both the UK and in the United States.

    Daniel Kaluuya on Saturday Night Live
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    “First of all, I know you’re hearing my accent and thinking, ‘Oh no, he’s not Black — he’s British," Kaluuya joked before referencing Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey: “Basically I’m what the royal family was worried the baby would look like.”

    Kaluuya during his SNL monologue
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    He also said that people frequently ask him whether British racism or American racism is worse.

    Kaluuya during his SNL monologue
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    “Let me put it this way. British racism is so bad, white people left. They wanted to be free — free to create their own kind of racism."

    Kaluuya during his SNL monologue
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    "So that’s why they created Australia, South Africa, and Boston.”

    Kaluuya at the British Academy Film Awards in February 2020
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    Kaluuya also played a clip from his Zoom-delivered Golden Globes acceptance speech — in which he was accidentally muted due to a technical glitch — while referencing his iconic role in Jordan Peele's horror film Get Out.

    Kaluuya on the Graham Norton Show
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    “I was muted — can you believe that?!" he exclaimed. "I told the best joke of my life, and I was muted. I felt like I was in a sunken place."

    Kaluuya at the premiere of Queen & Slim in London
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    Who knows — maybe he'll get a chance to tell that joke again at this year's Oscars. Good luck, Daniel!

    Kaluuya at the Queen & Slim premiere in Hollywood
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