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Maya Rudolph's Rachel Dolezal Impression Gets the National Television Spot It Deserves

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It's tough for a former SNL cast member who happens to have similar features of the public enemy number one in a general news scandal. Similar to Tina Fey's resemblance to Sarah Palin, Maya Rudolph has been approached (on a daily basis, she claims) with regards to her likeness to Rachel DolezalRudolph gave the people what they want, donned a "Rachel Dolezal wig," and proceeded to stutter through a faux interview with Seth Meyers. You are missed on SNL, Maya. You are missed.