It was The View‘s Pleasure Behar versus Meghan McCain on Saturday Night time Reside, because the present gave its personal interpretation of a latest real-life spat between the 2 co-hosts.
The tiff between the 2 occurred on Monday because the hosts had been talking in regards to the latest resignation of Homeland Safety Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and President Donald Trump’s insurance policies surrounding immigration and sanctuary cities.
When Behar argued that one approach to stop Central American migrants from coming north is to supply monetary support, similar to a home or meals, McCain tried to interject.
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“I listened to you, let me end,” Behar mentioned to McCain, prompting her to reply, “A part of your job is to hearken to me.”
In SNL’s take, Aidy Bryant’s McCain calls herself the “princess of Arizona” earlier than stating there’s a disaster on the border.
Kate McKinnon’s Behar responds by claiming McCain is “demonizing total nations filled with good individuals,” earlier than she’s interrupted.
The 2 then proceed in a forwards and backwards with Behar asking to complete and McCain asking her to let her speak, “as a result of it’s really your job to hearken to me.”
Cecily Sturdy’s Abby Huntsman breaks out the popcorn at this level, whereas Melissa Villasenor’s Ana Navarro movies it on her telephone earlier than Leslie Jones’ Whoopi Goldberg breaks it up with a squirt bottle.
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The panel then strikes on to speak about anti-vaxxers amid the continued measles outbreak within the U.S., bringing on former co-host Jenny McCarthy, portrayed by SNL host Emma Stone.
This creates extra chaos between Behar and McCain, with the previous asking “Can I punch you within the face?” earlier than Goldberg has to interrupt it up as soon as extra.
The true McCain discovered the portrayal “hilarious,” tweeting about it earlier than signing off as “the princess of Arizona.”
Behar additionally commented on the parody, however solely to say she was comfortable to see “an precise feminine” taking part in her — up to now Fred Armisen has portrayed the speak present co-host.
Huntsman and Navarro additionally loved the sketch, with the latter additionally praising the presence of a “Latina comic” on SNL.
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