The controversy surrounding LSU women’s basketball star Angel Reese over the past week made its method to “Saturday Evening Dwell” and the “Weekend Replace” desk.
Reese was thrust into the highlight when her celebratory gestures aimed toward Iowa’s Caitlin Clark in the course of the Tigers’ nationwide championship victory. The Most Excellent Participant of the ladies’s match then laughed off a request from first girl Jill Biden, who recommended LSU and Iowa each have a good time on the White Home.
Reese recommended the staff go to former President Barack Obama and former first girl Michelle Obama.
Comic Punkie Johnson performed the position of Reese throughout her section with Michael Che on “Weekend Replace.” Johnson slid into the body pointing to her finger and doing the “You Can’t See Me” taunt as Reese did within the closing seconds of the sport.
“Yeah, I received folks massive mad. First, they was mad as a result of I used to be taunting, however all I did was this [performs the taunt]. You’d have thought I pulled my nipple out and flicked it on nationwide TV. Then they have been mad as a result of I didn’t wish to go to the White Home, however Che, they invited Iowa, too.”
When Che replied, “However they misplaced,” Johnson mentioned, “Precisely.”
“Within the historical past of sports activities, whenever you lose, you’re taking you’re a– dwelling. However then White ladies lose, and abruptly it’s All Groups Matter,” Johnson added.
Johnson then poked enjoyable at identify, picture and likeness offers that NCAA players obtain.
Reese is about to enter her fourth yr in faculty. On3 Sports activities says Reese has an NIL valuation of $867,000.