All hail Regina King! The Oscar winner introduced the laughs throughout her ‘SNL’ debut — which included a sketch spoofing the viral gorilla glue lady.
Regina King, 50, was hilarious throughout her Saturday Night time Dwell debut on Feb. 13 — however her “Gorilla Glue” sketch took the cake! The actress spoofed the precise girl — Tessica Brown — who went viral earlier this week after she revealed she had inadvertently used the robust adhesive in her hair after working out her common Got2b Glued spray. Within 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 employ gorilla glue as a substitute,” she started, standing on the stage with a bit of her darkish hair caught fully up proper. Yikes! “And it turned your stunning mane into a tough sweet shell….if this occurred to you, you aren’t alone and you aren’t alone. Reality: as many as one individuals fall sufferer to utilizing Gorilla Glue as a magnificence product,” she reasoned, noting that victims “deserve compensation.” Kenan echoed her, saying that it’s a “mistake that may occur to anybody” — identical to unintentionally “brushing your tooth 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 within the constructing! #SNL,” she tweeted on Feb. 12, together with a sluggish movement video of her leaping out onto the stage. In one other picture, she was beaming beneath a daring plaid face masks as she sat down for a desk learn with the remainder of the solid. She as soon as once more tagged her latest movie One Night time 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 Motion.
— Regina King (@ReginaKing) February 13, 2021
The If Beale Road Might Discuss actress has been utilizing her voice as a platform to amplify the Black Lives Matter motion in latest months, notably after the dying of George Floyd. “You get to a spot, particularly when your youngsters are at an age the place they’re checked out as adults, and the anger that they’ve – it simply compounds, each time one thing like this occurs”, she stated to Jimmy Kimmel in June 2020. “[It’s] one other second that’s telling them they’re undeserving, they’re not invaluable. Their lives aren’t invaluable. As soon as they stroll outdoors of the consolation of their house, the dialog shifts, each time,” she added.
Final week’s host Dan Levy, 38, left a candy word for Regina forward of her debut. “Regina! You bought this! A lot 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 field.”