We’ve all heard about Brad Pitt being the first male ambassador for the iconic Chanel No.5 fragrance. His TV spots have been, somewhat, well, let’s call them weird. Last week it got the SNL treatment…
You haven’t truly arrived until Saturday Night Live parodies you. So congrats, Chanel – your bonkers new Chanel No. 5 campaign with Brad Pitt has officially entered the zeitgeist. It’s positively zeitgeist-y!
And props to SNL’s Taran Killam for completely nailing Pitt’s stoner cadence, scraggly beard, and the inscrutable script. ‘I’m starting to sound insane… You want me to sound less coherent? Really… Chanel No. 5. Inunderstandable.’
Even international news networks covered the parody:
If you haven’t yet seen the real ads, here they are…
‘No.5 Forever feminine’
Written by Anne-Marie Guarnieri, this article originally appeared on Allure.com.