Scarlett Johansson does ‘scary mom’ impression of GOP Sen. Katie Britt during ‘SNL’ cold open

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Scarlett Johansson’s ‘SNL’ Skit Delivers Hilarious Political Satire

Scarlett Johansson recently showcased her comedic talents on ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL), where she brilliantly portrayed Alabama Senator Katie Britt in a satirical skit. The episode, hosted by Josh Brolin and featuring Ariana Grande as the musical guest, provided viewers with a night of laughter and political parody.

Johansson’s portrayal of Senator Britt in the ‘SNL’ cold open was nothing short of hilarious. The skit mocked Britt’s GOP rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, highlighting the absurdity of her remarks. With references to Britt’s controversial comments on migrants and a story about sex trafficking, Johansson expertly captured the essence of the senator’s over-dramatic response.

Adding to the comedic flair, the skit included a spoof of Jordan Peele’s “Get Out,” where Johansson stirred a teacup causing Kenan Thompson to freeze with a tear falling down his face. Mikey Day reprised his role as Biden, with Punkie Johnson playing Vice President Kamala Harris, and Michael Longfellow portraying Speaker of the House Mike Johnson.

Not stopping there, ‘SNL’ didn’t miss the opportunity to poke fun at real-life politics. Michael Che delivered humorous jabs at Senator Kyrsten Sinema during the “Weekend Update” segment, while Slate’s “The Surge” criticized Sinema’s exit from politics. The show’s ability to blend current events with comedy was evident throughout the episode.

Johansson’s skit not only entertained viewers but also garnered appreciation for her performance. Her portrayal of Senator Britt, complete with comedic elements like acting as a host on QVC and getting weirdly seductive, left audiences in stitches.

In conclusion, Scarlett Johansson’s appearance on ‘SNL’ delivered a memorable night of political satire and laughter. With expertly crafted sketches and stellar performances, the episode proved once again why ‘Saturday Night Live’ remains a comedic powerhouse.

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