March 4, 2021

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‘SNL’: Regina King as Gorilla Glue Woman in Legislation Firm Ad

Saturday Night time Dwell poked pleasurable at the viral saga of the lady who applied Gorilla Glue in her hair with a sketch about a legislation agency that specializes in suing the makers of the super adhesive.

While the sketch did not mention Tessica Brown by title, the Louisiana woman’s thirty day period-lengthy nightmare after implementing the Gorilla Glue spray in her hair serves as the apparent inspiration powering the sketch, with Kenan Thompson and SNL host Regina King playing attorneys out for (monetary) justice for other Gorilla Glue victims.

“Fact: Every single day, a single people today tumble victim to applying Gorilla Glue in put of a splendor item,” King’s law firm character says in the sketch. “Fact: Significant Gorilla is a multi-billion greenback market, and we ought to have fifty percent.”

The infomercial then featured testimonies from other persons who accidentally made use of Gorilla Glue in their hair due to the fact the product’s label did not inform them not to.

“It’s a oversight that can happen to anyone, like brushing your teeth with Preparation H,” King’s attorney suggests.

In yet another testimonial, a lady blames the glue for the wound she inflicted on herself when she tried out to give herself an “Infinity Stone” in her brow like Lil Uzi Vert.

“Look, we are not silly persons,” Thompson’s law firm, himself a Gorilla Glue target, reiterates at the stop of the advertisement. “We’re coming for you, Gorilla!”