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Alec Baldwin, Scarlett Johansson Sing 'Hallelujah' As The Trumps On SNL

This rendition "trumps" all. 

The May 20 episode of Saturday Night Live kicked off with a cold open of the wackiest variety. Alec Baldwin and Scarlett Johansson teamed up to parody President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump, respectively. The duo, along with a handful of SNL regulars, delivered a hilariously nuanced cover of Leonard Cohen's ballad "Hallelujah," fit with Trump's pursed-lip semi-smolder and Ivanka's... we'll say interesting facial expressions. 

Of course, Baldwin and Johansson couldn't cover the classic song on their own. They were joined by Kate McKinnon as Kellyanne Conway, Beck Bennett as Mike Pence, Mikey Day and Alex Moffat as the Trump sons (Eric and Donald Jr.), Aidy Bryant as Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Cecily Strong as Melania Trump, and an unnamed cast member dressed in a Grim Reaper costume, meant to represent the "deadly" Steve Bannon. 

This opening bit was a clear callback to McKinnon's performance of "Hallelujah," which she gave as Hillary Clinton during the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. McKinnon rounded out her version of the tune, which was decidedly more meaningful and somber than the giggle-inducing clip seen above, by promising that she wouldn't give up. Baldwin's Trump did the same, but in a more abrasive manner. "I'm not giving up because I didn't do anything wrong," Baldwin said, before kicking the show off with the "live from New York, it's Saturday Night" usual.

This episode of Saturday Night Live was the last in the show's 42nd season, the most-watched season in 23 years. Dwayne Johnson hosted the finale, joined by musical guest Katy Perry, which pulled in an average 8.3 million viewers overall and became the highest-rated episode of the season (via Deadline). 

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