1; "Seth Meyers" Episode 1749 – Pictured: Seth Meyers during the opening monologue in Studio 8H on Saturday, October 13, 2018 – (Photo: Will Heath / NBC) ( Photo: Will Heath / NBC)

The cast of "Saturday Night Live" still has a lot to say about Kanye West, having been criticized for opening the season after the credits with the Trump beat .

Seth Meyers, who returned to the show for the first time after 15 years as headwriter and "Weekend Update" host, recalled a sketch he had worked on years ago when the rapper was a musical guest.

"We gave him a sketch in which he would interrupt the speeches of the awards ceremony, saying they made a mistake and he should have won," Meyers said in his opening monologue. "And Kanye said," That's hilarious because I would do that. "

" What a good self-esteem is, "joked the host.

Meyers sketched the sketch in the West at the Kids' Choice Awards, the Nobel Prize and "a state fair because he was angry that his pumpkin had not won".

The kicker? West's notorious interruption of Taylor Swift's 2009 VMA acceptance speech ("I got you killed, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time") happened two years after the sketch.

Yes, you read that correctly. After this.

"All the time, I told you this story, you thought it was based on interrupting Taylor Swift," Meyers continued. "That did not happen yet, Kanye did a sketch on how crazy he was, he interrupted his speech and then, two years later, he was at an awards ceremony and thought: & # 39; I should do it again. & # 39; 39; "

" When people say, "Are you surprised that Kanye supports Trump," I say, no, "he concluded.

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