'SNL' : Kate McKinnon's Faux Hillary Jokes with the Real Clinton About Not Supporting Gay Marriage Sooner

The politician stopped by the sketch show for its season premiere


Hillary Clinton made an appearance on Saturday Night Live‘s premiere episode this weekend where she played the role of Val, a bartender serving Kate McKinnon’s Clinton.

After introducing herself to McKinnon’s character, the real Clinton told her that “you give such a young, cool vibe, you must work in Brooklyn.”

“Yes, somewhere in there,” McKinnon joked.

After discussing issues the real Clinton could have jumped on sooner, faux Clinton asked “Val” about supporting gay marriage, saying that she could have supported it sooner.

When the real Clinton responded that she supported it at the right time, McKinnon, who is openly gay, winked and said, “No, you could have supported it sooner.”

And of course, no Clinton sketch would be complete without an appearance from Bill himself – or rather, Darrell Hammond.

“Oh my god, they’re multiplying,” a windbreaker-wearing Bill said upon seeing two Hillarys.

Clinton later returned to the show to introduce host Miley Cyrus’ musical number.

This isn’t the first time that Clinton, 67, has made an appearance on the late-night sketch show. The former secretary of state had previously dropped by the show during the 2008 presidential election when she was battling for the Democratic nomination against Barack Obama.

During her 2008 appearance, Clinton joked around with then-cast member (and resident Clinton impersonator) Amy Poehler about her parody of the politician.

“Do I really laugh like that?” Clinton asked Poehler after she made fun of her giggle.

Poehler responded with a smile, “Oh, yeah, well ”

Watch the 2008 appearance below.

McKinnon, who now channels Clinton for SNL, has previously said that she supports the presidential hopeful.

“I’m rooting for her, obviously,” she said, adding that she finds Clinton “so resplendent!” However, McKinnon did mention that she would be “nervous” to meet the politician.

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