Taylor Lautner Karate Kicks Kanye West in Saturday Night Live Spoof

Entertainment Dec. 13, 2009 AT 11:36AM

Taylor Lautner sure got a kick out of hosting Saturday Night Live.

In the New Moon actor's opening monologue, he used his years of martial arts training to behead a Kanye West mannequin for heckling "really close" friend Taylor Swift as she accepted her Best Female Video award last summer.

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In the skit, Lautner, 17, says he wished he'd stuck up for Swift, 19, on the VMA stage as he presented her with the award.

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"What I really wanted to do was this," Lautner deadpans, as he starts wielding a sword and karate kicks a West mannequin, beheading him.

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"You are the bravest man I've ever known," a high-pitched voice intended to be Swift's, says before Lautner goes in to kiss her cardboard likeness to close the scene.

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