The Jussie Smollett saga is nothing if not brimming with comedic potential.

We’ll have to wait and see if SNL is willing to give Smollett the comedic treatment he so richly deserves. But for what it’s worth, “The Daily Show” is taking the golden opportunity and running with it:

As Jaboukie Young-White pointed out, this whole thing has all the makings of a quality Lifetime movie. We can only hope that movie would look like this:

Fantastic.

Nonsense. We can’t get enough!

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