‘Saturday Night Live:’ Kate McKinnon and Elizabeth Warren’s TikTok Post Has ‘SNL’ Fans Seeing Double (And Loving It)
Kate McKinnon played a few iconic political figures throughout her Saturday Night Live career, Rudy Giuliani, Elizabeth Warren, and Hillary Clinton among them. On the latest episode of SNL, Senator Elizabeth Warren finally met Kate McKinnon in character. Naturally, viewers everywhere are freaking out.
Here’s what some fans on social media are saying about the latest episode of this series.
Elizabeth Warren appeared for a ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cold Open
If you’ve been keeping up with Saturday Night Live, chances are, you’ve seen Kate McKinnon portray Elizabeth Warren for a number of sketches. Complete with hand motions and beloved phrases, Kate McKinnon acted as the Senator for their Democratic Debate Cold Open and even the Coronavirus Cold Open.
For this week’s Cold Open, however, the cast appeared for a second Coronavirus skit, this time, in the form of a Fox News broadcast. As the character Laura Ingraham, Kate McKinnon asked how the Senator has been doing since dropping out of the race.
“I’m doing just fine, my friends and family have been so supportive. They’ve been calling nonstop, asking ‘are you okay? What do you need? Were you electable?” Elizabeth Warren said, to laughter from the audience.
Saturday Night Live then showed a clip of Elizabeth Warren’s dog, who stole a burrito. Within a matter of seconds, Kate McKinnon then switched to her iconic Elizabeth Warren outfit and joined the Senator, introducing the latest episode of the comedy series.
The two Elizabeth Warrens made a TikTok video, posted to the ‘Saturday Night Live’ Instagram account
Elizabeth Warren and Kate McKinnon didn’t stop at the Cold Open. The two filmed a TikTok video together, following one of the trends currently on the social media platform.
Dressed in the same blue jacket, black outfit, and glasses, the duo stood in front of a mirror with Kate McKinnon dancing to the side. Then, the “flipped the switch,” and Elizabeth Warren was the one dancing.
Of course, fans of the television series, and of Elizabeth Warren, shared their excitement for this clip. Within a matter of hours, it earned over 400,000 likes and over a million views on Instagram. Some took to Twitter, sharing their thoughts on Elizabeth Warren’s skit.
‘Saturday Night Live’ fans responded to Elizabeth Warren’s appearance on the series
Within a matter of hours, the Senator became a top trending topic on Twitter. Some fans shared their love for Elizabeth Warren and Kate McKinnon on social media.
“Don’t mind me, I’ll just be watching Kate McKinnon and Elizabeth Warren doing a TikTok on a loop forever,” one Twitter user said.
“The real Elizabeth Warren on SNL with Kate McKinnon who plays her on the show playing Laura Ingraham and then doing a quick costume change into her Elizabeth Warren clothes and hair. I can’t keep up,” another Twitter user wrote.
“Loved this! Kate McKinnon and Elizabeth Warren’s cold open was perfection. ‘I’m not DEAD. I’m just in the Senate,'” another Twitter user said.
New episodes of Saturday Night Live premiere on a weekly basis.