Saturday Night Live Strikes Out With Latina Butterfly McQueen
S aturday Night Live, a comedy institution therefore comprehensive it recently needed to hold an unique crisis audition to engage a black colored girl, is offending Latinos by having a caricature that is grotesque.
A group of Anglo ladies hold a jewelry party along https://brightbrides.net/review/russiancupid with a Venezuelan immigrant named “Marisol” and her white boyfriend in a sketch from Saturday’s episode that was apparently designed to promote Planned Parenthood.
#ad#The Marisol character is a stage Hispanic right out of an ancient-stereotypes playbook. She wears, for no obvious reason, a strappy flowery gown with a large red flower inside her ear (why? Is she going to bless us with an impromptu flamenco dance? ). Her accent can be as ridiculously hefty due to the fact Japanese accent of Mickey Rooney’s bucktoothed Mr. Yunioshi and harder to know compared to stage-Hindi stylings of Peter Sellers’ Hrundi V. Bakshi.
Evidently this does not matter because, of course, Latin accents are hilarious! (regrettably, Not-Ready-for-Prime-Time Player Cecily intense produced an accent sounding more Greek than Spanish. ) Recalling how she while the awkward boyfriend came across, Marisol describes he saw her online and brought her over — the Latina mail-order bride being truly a familiar social kind, based on SNL. Continue reading Saturday Night Live Strikes Out With Latina Butterfly McQueen