Chastain Salutes Women's March on SNL

Show goes after Trump early and often
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 21, 2018 7:37 AM CST

Jessica Chastain sang, danced, and wailed her way through hosting Saturday Night Live, giving a nod to the Women's March in her opening monologue. The Molly's Game star sang "You Don't Own Me," with the help of Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong, proclaiming, "Ladies, we were strong last year and we'll be even stronger this year." Politics and President Trump played prominently in Saturday's show, with the Cold Open featuring Aidy Bryant as Sarah Huckabee Sanders discussing the president's recent physical, reports Mashable. "We did do a cognitive exam, at the president's request," says Beck Bennett, as the president's physician Ronny Jackson. "And he passed it with flying colors—almost no hints." Later in the show, Chastain broke character as the Trump-weary host of a game show called "What Even Matters Anymore?" Clips in the gallery. (Read more Jessica Chastain stories.)

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