All hail Regina King! The Oscar winner introduced the laughs throughout her ‘SNL’ debut — which included a sketch spoofing the viral gorilla glue woman.
Regina King, 50, was hilarious throughout her Saturday Night Live debut on Feb. 13 — however her “Gorilla Glue” sketch took the cake! The actress spoofed the precise lady — Tessica Brown — who went viral earlier this week after she revealed she had inadvertently used the sturdy adhesive in her hair after working out her common Got2b Glued spray. In the sketch, Regina’s character, together with Kenan Thompson and different victims of the unlucky mistake, tried to get compensation from the corporate.
“We’ve all been there: you ran out of hair product and you use gorilla glue instead,” she started, standing on the stage with a bit of her darkish hair caught fully up proper. Yikes! “And it turned your beautiful mane into a hard candy shell….if this happened to you, you are not alone and you are not alone. Fact: as many as one people fall victim to using Gorilla Glue as a beauty product,” she reasoned, noting that victims “deserve compensation.” Kenan echoed her, saying that it’s a “mistake that can happen to anyone” — identical to unintentionally “brushing your teeth with Preparation H,” which is a cream for hemorrhoid signs.
Regina has been teasing her debut look on social media all week! “From #OneNightinMiami to Studio 8H…I’m in the building! #SNL,” she tweeted on Feb. 12, together with a gradual movement video of her leaping out onto the stage. In one other photograph, she was beaming beneath a daring plaid face masks as she sat down for a desk learn with the remaining of the forged. She as soon as once more tagged her latest movie One Night In Miami — which she directed. The film follows historic icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown on one specific night within the ’60s the place they mentioned their roles within the Civil Rights Movement.
— Regina King (@ReginaKing) February 13, 2021
The If Beale Street Could Talk actress has been utilizing her voice as a platform to amplify the Black Lives Matter motion in latest months, notably after the loss of life of George Floyd. “You get to a place, especially when your children are at an age where they are looked at as adults, and the anger that they have – it just compounds, every time something like this happens”, she mentioned to Jimmy Kimmel in June 2020. “[It’s] another moment that’s telling them they’re not worthy, they’re not valuable. Their lives aren’t valuable. Once they walk outside of the comfort of their home, the conversation shifts, every time,” she added.
Last week’s host Dan Levy, 38, left a candy notice for Regina forward of her debut. “Regina! You got this! Much Love, Dan,” the cute message learn — which Regina shared to her Instagram story on Friday, Feb. 12. How supportive! The Schitt’s Creek star additionally made his SNL debut this season, and even had some assist from his iconic dad Eugene Levy, 74. The American Pie actor revealed he flew all the best way to New York to help his solely son — hilariously watching from a transparent “COVID box.”