Scarlett Johansson Performs “Scary Mother” Katie Britt In ‘Saturday Evening Stay’ Chilly Open Spoof Of GOP Senator’s Weird State Of The Union Response

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By Calvin S. Nelson

When Sen. Katie Britt (R-AL) delivered her State of the Union response on Thursday, it was so dramatic and excessive that it was rapidly in comparison with a Saturday Evening Stay skit.

SNL took the bait tonight, this time with Scarlett Johansson making a shock look as Britt.

From the spotless kitchen set, Johansson’s Britt advised viewers, “Good night America, my identify is Katie Britt, and I’ve the honour of serving the individuals of the nice state of Alabama. However tonight, I’ll be auditioning for the a part of scary mother.”

She went on, “I’ll be performing an authentic monologue known as ‘This nation is hell.’ You see, I’m not only a senator. I’m a spouse, a mom, and the craziest bitch within the Goal parking zone.”

Britt’s SOTU response has been panned on the left and the appropriate for its weird supply, with some evaluating it to dangerous performing from a Lifetime film.

Within the wake of the mockery over Britt’s response, journalist Jonathan Katz posted a TikTok video laying out one other revelation about Britt’s speech. She advised a narrative of a girl she met on a go to to Texas who advised her about being intercourse trafficked by the cartels. Britt put the blame on President Joe Biden’s border insurance policies, and made it sound as if the lady’s traumatic expertise occurred lately and in america. The truth is, in accordance with The Washington Submit, the lady’s experiences occurred in Mexico and when George W. Bush was president.

Within the sketch, Johansson as Britt advised viewers, “Firstly, I’m a mother, and like every mother, I’m going to do a pivot out of nowhere into a surprisingly violent story about intercourse trafficking. Relaxation assured, each element about it’s actual besides the yr, the place it occurred, and who was president when it occurred.”

Johansson’s Britt then broke into full QVC mode, as she began to hawk a diamond necklace that “goes with something, and you may put on it from the church to da’ membership.”

The sketch additionally mocked the selection of setting for Britt’s speech — the kitchen.

“You realize, my husband Wesley and I spend loads of time on this kitchen — worrying. Kitchens are the place households have the exhausting conversations just like the one we’ll have now about how mommy freaked out your complete nation.”

One of many major criticisms of Britt’s response was its unusual mixture of sunny disposition and darkish speak — as if she was a personality from a psycho-thriller.

Within the sketch, Britt advised viewers, “It’s like I inform my children each evening: We’re steeped within the blood of patriots in a fortress product of bones. Goodnight children!”

Then she completed with a second that mimicked a number of the senator’s precise phrases: “The American people who find themselves struggling proper now, know this: We hear you. We see you. We odor you. We’re inside your kitchen proper now trying by means of your fridge. And what’s that on the highest shelf? Migrants.”

The premise of the skit was CNN’s protection of the State of the Union handle, beginning with anchor Abby Phillip introducing Joe Biden (Mikey Day). On the rostrum, an lively and amped up POTUS, heckled by a MAGA-attired Marjorie Taylor Greene.

“Marjorie, thanks for dressing up tonight,” Biden stated.

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