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Domestic Violence Group Rips SNL's Tiger Sketch

12/7/2009 7:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

"Saturday Night Live" joked about Tiger Woods being beaten by his wife Elin during a sketch on the show this weekend -- but the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence ... they ain't laughin'.



TMZ spoke with the organization's Executive Director Rita Smith, who told us she was "horrified" that SNL "made such a mockery of abuse."

During the sketch, Woods -- played by Kenan Thompson -- is visibly battered and holding up signs warning that Elin -- played by Blake Lively -- has beaten him.

During the show, the audience laughs, but Smith claims, "There's nothing funny about this story, particularly if violence was part of the events that took place ... I hope that SNL refrains from using this kind of skit in the future as it diminishes people's support for victims of domestic violence."

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Medical legal issues    

In polls, 70% of both US women and men have cheated on their spouse.

By the logic of most people on this board, 70% of US citizens deserve to be beaten so badly by their spouse with a golf club that their trachea is injured, they are making "snoring" sounds and end up intubated on life support in the ICU.

How would these posters who say "he deserved it" advise the Obama administration begin to finance the expansion of ICUS in the US to allow for "appropriate" hospitalization for cheating?

Will our criminal system be able to handle all these cases of domestic violence?

Adultery is not a crime, domestic violence is. Elin is a Felon.

1777 days ago
227.

Val    

This stupid political correctness!!!!! You can't even joke anymore without offending someone or some organization! You don't like it - don't watch it! In addition - and I am against domestic violence, but some people are really really really asking for it!!!

1777 days ago
228.

SNL    


That skit was funny!

It doesn't matter what the topic is, there will ALWAYS be someone to bitch and moan about it.

1777 days ago
229.

EDDIE SORIANO    

FUNNY AS HELL....NCADV SHOULD GET A LIFE!!!!!!

1777 days ago
230.

ashley    

I DON'T CARE WHAT ANYONE SAYS! THE SNL SKIT WAS FUNNY!

1777 days ago
231.

Johnny    

your all losers, It was halarious as sh$t.

plus, Tiger rocks man - he da real player. I'm gonna take a page from his book

1777 days ago
232.

Tonya    

This is such BS. Where are all the people wanting Chris Brown to be under the jail for hitting Rihanna. It's not cool when a guy hits a woman, but it's ok for a woman to hit a man with a weapon?? The double standard is unreal! If Rihanna cheated on Chris could he beat her with a golf club? I mean he didn't deserve that??? The logic here is unreal. If Elin really did abuse him (which I believe she did) she needs to be just as ridiculed as Chris Brown was. Why does she get a pass? Because she's a woman, because she's white or because of both?

1777 days ago
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sade    

I have just watched the SNL skit. The reason why a DV organiztion would be upset is because this is exactly what happens to a victim. Victims constantly lie about their injuries and this was a classic example. Unfortunately, it just set the DV advocacy movement back another decade as this tragic situation has turned into a circus. There is nothing funny about domestic violence no matter who is the victim. If you need help please, call the national domestic violence hotline 1−800−799−SAFE(7233)!

1777 days ago
234.

Alex    

WTF??? This is some funny Skit... Dont get me wrong. There is nothing funny about domestic violence but this skit wasnt that big a deal. It was hilarious

1777 days ago
235.

Corey Weaver    

The only funny thing was the Wolf Blitzer parody, but would we be laughing about this if this was a parody of Chris Brown beating Rihanna?

1777 days ago
236.

Dawn    

This is why white women need to either marry white men, or go ahead an accept infidelity. You can put a polo on him and a golf club in his hand, but at the end of the day he'll still be as nasty and low down as his brothers in the hood.

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