Adele has come under fire from furious Saturday Night Live viewers for taking part in a comedy skit mocking sex tourism in Africa.
The singer realised a dream by hosting the iconic American comedy show – and was widely praised for her fun-packed turn.
However, a sketch poking fun at the growing number of white middle-aged divorcees who travel to the continent for no frills sex left a bad taste in the mouth of some.
In the three-minute skit, Adele and Kate McKinnon front an African Tourist Board ad encouraging women to visit for the stunning scenery as well as more X-rated attractions.
The pair, backed by a beautiful beach sunset, stroll towards the camera.
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They begin: “Sun, breeze, oceans, mountains, in beautiful Africa.”
As Kate says, “witness the wonder, the escape, the story,” as a shirtless black man walks across the screen arm in arm with an older white woman.
Adele continues: “The sandy beaches. The massive bamboo.”
The innuendos keep coming as Adele increasingly struggles to keep it together.
The duo are joined by a third divorcee, Heidi Gardner, who travelled to the continent after splitting from her husband.
Adele stifles a giggle as she says: “I found a deep, deep connection.”
But she loses it when Heidi purrs: “You can feel it in your stomach.”
While many did find the sketch funny, others expressed their regret at Adele taking part:
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