SNL Parodies The Strive Guys’ Response to Ned Fulmer Drama


Been following the entire Strive Guys scenario with Ned Fulmer? So have Saturday Night time Stay writers, who apparently assume the drama that is befallen the favored YouTube prankster group and their former fellow member has crossed into melodrama terrain. 

A skit from Saturday’s episode parodies a video by which the three remaining members of The Strive Guys reply to former fellow Strive Man Fulmer being requested to go away the workforce after getting caught dishonest on his spouse with an worker. 

The Strive Guys — who’ve 8 million subscribers on YouTube — are so named for filming wacky stunts like making an attempt on superstar lingerie, drawing nude self-portraits and getting extraordinarily stoned. Their precise video response to Fulmer being let go was intense, with a somber, emotional Keith Habersberger, Eugene Lee Yang and Zach Kornfeld going into extra element concerning the preliminary incident, the inner evaluate involving HR and authorized groups and the method that led to the departure. 

In that video, posted earlier this week, the trio shares that Fulmer is being digitally excised from movies and faraway from Strive Guys merchandise. “We won’t speak concerning the particulars of the evaluate, however suffice to say that Ned had engaged in conduct unbecoming of our workforce,” Habersberger says.  

The SNL model kicks up the depth a couple of dozen notches, with a CNN reporter performed by Ego Nwodim showing flummoxed about why The Strive Guys are making headlines, and particularly why a phase on President Biden’s Ukraine stance has to get interrupted to chop to breaking information of The Strive Guys sitting on a sofa speaking about Fulmer. 

“So the complete story is your good friend had a facet chick and also you fired him?” the reporter asks the three Strive Guys. 

“Sure, we had no alternative,” says Yang’s character, who’s performed by Bowen Yang. “And we hope he’s someplace on his again with a bullet in his mind and stomach.”

The reporter tries to steer the newscast again to Iran being on the verge of a cultural revolution, however the three remaining Strive Guys insist the cameras reduce to them to allow them to proceed speaking concerning the “trauma we face … that is the battle of our lives.”  

The Strive Guys launched as a Buzzfeed collection in 2014, but it surely in the end went unbiased. 

One cause the story’s gotten such traction, little question? Fulmer was well-known for being a “spouse man,” or somebody who ceaselessly spoke publicly and lovingly about his spouse, Ariel Fulmer. The pair co-authored a e book, and each commonly appeared on the podcast You Can Sit With Us. 

Within the SNL video, The Strive Guys dub Fulmer “white man spouse man Strive Man Ned.”

The dishonest story blew up after a now deleted video of Fulmer kissing a co-worker was posted on-line. As articles, Reddit threads and TikToks concerning the pairing proliferated, each Ned Fulmer and his spouse launched statements. 

“Household ought to have all the time been my precedence, however I misplaced focus and had a consensual office relationship,” Ned Fulmer’s assertion reads. “I am sorry for any ache that my actions could have brought on to the fellows and the followers however most of all to Ariel. The one factor that issues proper now’s my marriage and my kids, and that is the place I’m going to focus my consideration.”

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