coming from holiday leave, Saturday Night Live He went with the beleaguered Congressman George SantosThe fairy past claims to be open to the cold night while also spoofing its alleged past as a performance element in drag.
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The sketch aired just hours after the real Santos responded to reports that he was a drag player when he lived in Brazil. Reporters He met him at LaGuardia Airport in New YorkAnd he told them, “I wasn’t a drag queen in Brazil. I was young and I had fun at a festival.”
This largely unrefined denial was a theme SNL editorial, set up as a segment of Fox NFL Sunday with Santos, played by Bowen Yang, as one of the reporters.
When the Fox NFL Sunday hosts cut Santos off the field, he told them, “I’m kind of the real Bo Jackson, and I’m proud to be the first African-American quarterback to dunk football.”
After making numerous claims about his footballing greatness, Santos was called up next. One of the hosts asked if he ever played soccer.
He replied, “Well, I didn’t do drag in Brazil.” “I did not drag in Brazil under the name Kitara Ravachi! Whoever did it was very good at it and won many pageants.”
On Friday, Politico mentioned that, despite Santos’ initial denials that he was a “drag queen”, he appears to have once written that he performed in drag shows on his Wikipedia page, along with claims that he appeared on the show Hanna Montana.
Then the hosts cut off. But moments later, when Fox NFL Sunday host Howie Long (Mikey Day) tried to goad another reporter on the field, Kitara Ravache stormed off.
When the host objected, Santos told them, “I’m not George. I’m Kitara Ravashi!”
“Now let me give you my real stats: death drops, 26. duck walks, 19. wigs, infinity… I also got an award for strongest tuck.”
The real Santos has been in the spotlight since reports surfaced that he lied about key details in his bio. Santos admitted to lies about his background, but refused to resign, even as several New York Republicans demanded he step down.
Santos’ real or imagined past suggests a desire for the spotlight, something he undoubtedly got for the first time tonight. SNL.
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