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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a former U.S. senator from Alabama. Forrest Gump was born and bred in the Yellowhammer State. So, somehow, it made sense for Kate McKinnon to play Sessions as Gump in Saturday Night Live’s cold open.
Plus, there’s the obvious “Life is like a box of chocolates” gag, but SNL pulls a nice turn with Sessions, who doesn’t have the most progressive record when it comes to civil rights, saying, “I always say life is like a box of chocolates. Sure are a whole lot of browns ones in there.”
And, of course, the topic of Sessions’s possible perjury during his Senate confirmation hearings is broached.
Josh Katzowitz is a staff writer at the Daily Dot specializing in YouTube and boxing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A longtime sports writer, he's covered the NFL for CBSSports.com and boxing for Forbes. His work has been noted twice in the Best American Sports Writing book series.