‘SNL’ mocks Meghan McCain and Pleasure Behar feud


Meghan McCain and Pleasure Behar have lastly discovered one thing on which they will agree: Saturday Evening Reside‘s skit mocking their newest blow-up on The View was successful.

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On Monday, the 2 co-hosts received heated whereas discussing the departure of Division of Homeland Safety Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, with Behar scolding McCain for interrupting her. “A part of your job is to take heed to me,” McCain shot again.

The sharp rebuke has prompted critics to slam McCain’s conduct. It’s additionally impressed a sketch throughout Saturday’s SNL, which had Kate McKinnon (as Behar) and Aidy Bryant (as McCain) recreating the on-air dust-up.

“Can I simply say one thing because the princess of Arizona?” Bryant, enjoying McCain, interjects within the sketch, which options host Emma Stone as former View star Jenny McCarthy. “There’s a disaster on the border, and the border is correct up in my Arizona, which was based on sunburnt girls promoting turquoise jewellery, not rando Mexicans. And that’s not racist as a result of my make-up artist is homosexual.”

McKinnon’s Behar then tries to talk, prompting Bryant’s McCain to fireplace again, “Are you able to let me discuss as a result of it’s truly your job to take heed to me!”

Whereas “Behar” seethes, the opposite girls of the panel seize popcorn and pull out their iPhones to start out filming as Leslie Jones’s Whoopi Goldberg sprays the co-hosts with water like they’re feuding cats.

Viewers discovered the “princess of Arizona” jab notably brutal — and, because it occurs, so did McCain herself. Regardless of telling her followers that she’d be taking a break from social media whereas the present is on hiatus, the daughter of the late Sen. John McCain couldn’t resist hopping on-line to reward the “hilarious” sketch.

Behar additionally authorized of the skit — or a minimum of her portrayal by McKinnon after years of being performed by male former cast-member Fred Armisen.

Ana Navarro additionally took being mocked in stride, calling SNL star Melissa Villaseñor a “bad-a** Latina comic.”

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