'I'm Leslie Dracarys Jones': SNL Star Slams Abortion Ban
The actress took aim at the controversial new law, speaking out with her thoughts on Weekend Update.
In the show's 44th season finale episode, Jones appeared in the segment wearing a 'Handmaid's Tale'-style outfit as she slammed the laws, which sees abortions banned in the state of Alabama -- even if the pregnancy is a result of incest or rape.
Speaking to host Colin Jost, Jones said, “We are all handmaids. My name actually is OfJost.”
She then removed her robe, revealing a black shirt with the word “Mine” and an arrow pointing down before giving an impassioned speech about women's' rights.
“The next thing you know, I’m at Starbucks and they won’t take my credit card because I’m a woman instead of the regular reason, which is I don’t have no money on me,” she half-heartedly quipped.
Asking Jost to pull up the 25 Alabama State Senators who voted in favour of the ban, she added, “This looks like the cast of Lipitor commercial,” Jones said. “These look like mugshots of everyone arrested at a massage parlour.”
She added, “You can’t control women because, I don’t know if y’all heard, but women are the same as humans. And I’m Leslie Dracarys Jones. Why do all of these weird ass men care what women choose to do with their bodies? I don’t care what you do with your 65-year-old droopy ass balls.”
She continued, “When women have a choice, women have freedom.”
She noted that the increasing number of US states implementing such laws “means this really is a war on women.”
“You can’t tell me what to do with my body,” she concluded. "You can't make me small and put me in a box. I'm 6-feet tall and 233 pounds—ain’t no box big enough to hold me, and I know, because one time I tried to mail myself to a dude.”