John Cena got the chance to impersonate Rob Gronkowski while hosting Saturday Night Live‘s second to last episode of the year.
The WWE superstar and Massachusetts native channeled his inner Gronk during a skit that featured the Patriots tight end competing against other athletes in a money management-themed game show hosted by Kenan Thompson’s Charles Barkley. Alex Moffat also got to show off his Irish accent as UFC champion Conor McGregor in the sketch, while Bobby Moynihan played veteran golfer John Daly.
SNL poked fun at Gronk for his many, ridiculous off the field business ventures, including his infamous party cruise.
“It’s so awesome. It’s just me, my five brothers, 800 friends, doing lemon drop shots and wearing huge sunglasses,” Cena says as Gronk in the clip.
“You’re like if Dave & Buster’s was a person,” Thompson replies as Barkley.
Cena’s Gronk and the rest of the contestants perform pretty poorly on the fictitious game show, as they can’t help themselves from saying yes to awful investments, like purchasing a cheetah.
“A cheetah would be awesome bro,” Cena’s Gronk says. “I’d put sunglasses on it and feed it Cheetos.”
Check out the full hilarious sketch below.
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