Ellen responds to Saturday Night Live' imitation
Ten points for self-awareness! Ellen DeGeneres was predictably gracious earlier this week when she addressed Saturday Night Live‘s recent spoof of her show, complimenting her impersonator Kate McKinnon and even imitating McKinnon’s imitation: “I didn’t like it. I’m just kidding, I’m Ellen! I like everything!” It’s nice-ception! Then again, it’s not like there was much in that sketch that DeGeneres could object to; “Ellen is genial and dances a lot” isn’t exactly incendiary.
Ellen also discussed the SNL bit with two of her guests, pint-sized Nicki Minaj fan Sophia Grace and her “hype girl” Rosie — both of whom were also lampooned on the sketch show. Hammy Sophia said that she thought Saturday Night Live‘s sendup of her was “brilliant,” though it would have been even “bettah” — don’t you love kids with British accents? — if impressionists Nasim Pedrad and Vanessa Bayer had shrunk a little. And for once, reticent Rosie had something to add to the conversation: “If she [Pedrad] wants to get like me, she should get more dahnces.”
Watch the videos below to get your daily dose of good vibes, though the second is kind of a cute overload.