Video: Maya Rudolph Did A Spot-On Rachel Dolezal Impression
We certainly have not gotten sick of reading stories about Rachel Dolezal, so it was pretty amazing to see comedic actress Maya Rudolph do her very own impression of her.
Rudolph was a guest on NBC's Late Night With Seth Meyers on Monday, and said that people have been asking her on a daily basis to do an impression of Dolezal, just like Tina Fey had constantly received requests to be Sarah Palin. Dolezal, the former NAACP president of the Spokane, Wa. chapter has been highly criticized as her parents have said she's a Caucasian woman trying to pass off as African American.
Meyers mock-interviewed Rudolph while she donned what she called her "Rachel Dolezal wig." As he asked her questions about her race, she dodged them with responses like "I don't really understand the question," gave long pauses and darted her eyes back and forth. Rudolph nailed it just like we thought she would.
You can see her impression here: