By Gus Saltonstall
It is not every day you’re strolling the Upper West Side and bump into Emma Stone riding naked on the back of a garbage truck, but that’s what happened a few days ago.
Local Mealani Kaiser was walking in the neighborhood on Friday, when she stumbled upon actors Stone and Bowen Yang at West 66th Street and Freedom Place filming a skit for Saturday Night Live titled, “Fully Naked in New York.”
The skit involves Stone and Yang, along with other cast members, breaking out in song in their nude bodysuits while riding on a garbage truck, tossing trash bags and working construction.
The three minute and 17-second video includes multiple shots of the Upper West Side, including the east side of West 68th Street and Broadway and a stretch of blocks adjacent to Riverside South in the West 60s.
“Riding on the back of a garbage truck, fully naked in the middle of New York City at 11 a.m.,” the pair sing. “With my a** hanging out in the middle of Broadway.”
The Department of Sanitation also got into the fun, using the skit which aired on Saturday night to promote its new trash containerization push.
“Hey NYC, cover up…those trash bags,” DSNY posted on social media above a link to the skit. “No one wants to see your bare bags on the streets. Containerization is coming.”
The Adams Administration has pushed to get piles of trash bags off the sidewalk by implementing stricter commercial containerization rules and guidelines.
You can watch the full skit below.
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