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Kate McKinnon's Gut-Wrenching Cover Of 'Hallelujah' As Hillary Clinton Will Inspire You Not To Give Up

Written by Carly Walker
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Kate McKinnon is incredibly talented and has been doing a spot on impression of Hillary Clinton in many episodes of SNL. In the most recent episode, she ditched the laughter to perform a serious rendition of Leonard Cohen’s classic ‘Hallelujah.’

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This was SNL’s first episode since Cohen’s death, followed by the mixed reactions to the Presidential election results. The song touched viewers everywhere, giving hope to the American people after an eventful start to November.

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Guest host, Dave Chappelle, opened the episode with a monologue discussing the current situation in the United States and the election results. 'Hallelujah' was the perfect song to describe Hillary’s run for Presidency, in addition to her concession speech that inspired others to never give up.

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The crowd was completely silent as McKinnon sang under somber lighting. The serious opening was a real departure from the usual 'Hilary' of SNL, and you could see that Kate herself was emotional during the song.

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Guest host, Dave Chappelle, opened the episode with a monologue discussing the current situation in the United States and the election results. 'Hallelujah' was the perfect song to describe Hillary’s run for Presidency, in addition to her concession speech that inspired others to never give up.

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The crowd was completely silent as McKinnon sang under somber lighting. The serious opening was a real departure from the usual 'Hilary' of SNL, and you could see that Kate herself was emotional during the song.

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Click ‘Next Page’ to watch the touching performance.What are your thoughts so far? Let us know in the comments below and SHARE with your Facebook friends.

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