Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Makes a Surprise Visit to 'SNL'

By Haaretz Service

Published January 30, 2011.
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Life, film, comedy — and Jews — came hilariously, if not awkwardly, together on Saturday night as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg came face to face with both the Hollywood actor who recently portrayed him on the big screen as well as a comedian who regularly lampoons him on the silver one.

Making what could count as his comedy debut, the Facebook chief joined the opening monologue of the popular NBC skit show Saturday Night Live, accompanying Jesse Eisenberg – nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of Zuckerberg in the critically acclaimed “The Social Network.”

Rounding off the potentially awkward trio was SNL cast member Andy Samberg, who has regularly imitated the Facebook founder in several of the show’s episodes.

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