Published On: Mon, Jan 22nd, 2018

Things We Saw Today: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Imitates Kate McKinnon’s Impression of Her

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently sat down with Nina Totenberg at Sundance to discuss her career, her life, and an upcoming film about her. As part of the discussion, Totenberg asked what Ginsburg thought about her periodic portrayal by Kate McKinnon on Saturday Night Live. “I liked the actress who portrayed me,” Ginsburg said, “and I would like to say ‘Gins-Burn’ sometimes to my colleagues.” Hearing RBG imitate McKinnon’s signature drawl is exactly the smile I needed today. You can see Ginsburg’s impression at either around the 58:40 mark in the above video or in the tweeted video below.

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That’s all I’ve got for today, TMSers! What’d you spy out there?

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