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"SNL" Roasted The Crap Out Of The Gorilla Glue Fiasco, And It's Freaking Hilarious

"It's a mistake that could happen to anybody. Like brushing your teeth with Preparation H."

By now, I'm sure you've heard the unfortunate tale of Tessica Brown. You know, the woman who put Gorilla Glue in her hair.

Tessica holding up a bottle of Gorilla Glue

According to TMZ, she took up Dr. Michael Obeng on his kind offer to do the four-hour surgery to get all the adhesive off – for free! And he was successful!

Now that we know Tessica got her happy ending, SNL making fun of the whole Gorilla Glue fiasco is downright hilarious. Last night, Kenan Thompson and Regina King acted out a lawyer commercial seeking compensation for those who put the adhesive in their hair.

Regina King's hair is in a half-up, half-down style with the ponytail standing straight up as if stuck due to adhesive as she stands next to Kenan Thompson

They shared a special message for anyone who's used Gorilla Glue in lieu of traditional beauty products.

"If this has happened to you, you are not alone. And this is not your fault. And you are not dumb"

The lawyers revealed how often this harms the public...

"Fact: Every day, as many as one people fall victim to using Gorilla Glue in place of a beauty product. And they deserve compensation"

...and how much compensation they deserve.

Regina says "Big Gorilla is a multi-million dollar industry. And we deserve half" to which Kenan responds "Or double!"

The attorneys also provided excellent testimonials from victims of Gorilla Glue like this one:

A woman talks about how she read the damn label and says "It just says really strong glue and dangerous. That could mean anything, Gorilla Glue! You Gotta pay!"

And this one:

"I used Gorilla Glue under my durag so it wouldn't slip off at night. Now, imagine my surprise when it wouldn't come off at all! We coming for you, Gorilla!"

The lawyers agreed it could happen to anybody.

"It's a mistake that could happen to anybody. Like brushing your teeth with Preparation H!"

And they asserted they were willing to stand up to the gorilla for their clients, despite the animal's wild ways.

"Fact: Gorillas are notorious for throwing their own boo boo at folks. So it is not hard to believe they would also trick us into using their glue as beauty products"

And at the end of the commercial, they realized Gorilla Glue can negatively affect more than just your hair.

Regina says "Son! Get your hands out your pants. We doing a commercial!" to which he responds "I can't! It's Gorilla Glue!"

So people, let's all take this lesson to heart: Do NOT put Gorilla Glue in your freaking hair!!!

You can watch the full SNL skit below:

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