Leslie Jones Addresses Her Nude Photo Hack in Hilarious 'Mr. Robot' Sketch on SNL
[Warning: Contains spoilers for season_1.0 of Mr. Robot]
In the season opener of Saturday Night Live, performer Leslie Jones took comedic action against the cyberhacker who leaked her personal photos to the internet this summer IRL.
With the help of Elliot Alderson (played on SNL by Pete Davidson), Jones was determined to find out who published these 'little nasties' to her website back in August -- which then caused a real-life wave of cyber-bullying toward Jones, egged on by Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos.
Davidson, who had once acknowledged his resemblance to Mr. Robot star Rami Malek, cloaked himself in a black hoodie and humorously imitated Malek's Emmy-winning performance.
Quickly, Elliot guesses Jones' password (it's "password") and it only gets funnier from there. Jones hits on Elliot's dead father, Mr. Robot (played on SNL by Mikey Day) with a reference to her hit summer movie Ghostbusters ("I ain't afraid of no ghosts"), and finally Elliot reveals who Jones' hacker is.
“It seems you backed up your photos to your online website,” Elliot says, handing Jones a picture of her own face. “Don't know how you did it; it's actually really hard to do.”
Jones, whose real-life hacker still hasn't been caught, thanks Elliot and with her parting words, encourages him to take his vitamins and get some sleep. If she only knew...