Yep, He Said That. ‘My Mom’s Watching, Don Lemon’

By Mark Joyella 

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In a red carpet interview ahead of the Academy Awards, CNN’s Don Lemon jumped right into “CNN After Dark” territory (at 6:30 p.m. ET) by asking Andy Samberg about the digital shorts he made for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” “How do you come up with stuff like ‘Dick in a Box’,” Lemon asked. A few minutes later, Lemon described his interview to co-host Michaela Pereira, saying “these are the guys are nuts. I love all those sketches they do, Michaela, on SNL. Those are the guys responsible for ‘Dick in a Box’…”

“Oh, you said it,” said a bemused Pereira, who added “my Mom’s watching, Don Lemon.”

Former RT correspondent Liz Wahl was one of many who immediately jumped on Twitter to joke about Lemon: