â€œFor so many of us, Justice Ginsburg was a real-life superhero: a beacon of hope, a warrior for justice, a robed crusader who saved the day time and again,” McKinnon said in a statement.
McKinnon has knack for playing multiple political figures â€“ from Hillary Clinton to Elizabeth Warren â€“Â on Saturday Night Live, but playing the late Ginsburg holds a special place, she said. Upon reflecting on Ginsburg’s impact on the legal system and feminism, McKinnon also recalled her time portraying Ginsburg.
“Playing her on SNL was a profound joy because I could always feel the overwhelming love and gratitude that the audience had for her,” she said. “