• "Saturday Night Live" did a cold open referencing Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Ginni.
  • The skit joked about Justice Thomas' hospital stay and the Mark Meadows text controversy.
  • The couple has been mired in controversy after reports that Ginni Thomas attended the Jan. 6 "Stop The Steal" rally.

"Saturday Night Live" took on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife Ginni in a cold open sketch that parodied a "Fox and Friends" segment. 


Kenan Thompson, playing Justice Thomas, referenced his hospital stay amid the controversy surrounding his wife.

The hosts ask him if he's feeling okay: "I guess we'll see," Thompson says after laughing. 

The hosts then reference the texts Ginni Thomas sent to Mark Meadows urging him to challenge the 2020 election. Ginni, played by Kate McKinnon, says she takes her role as the "Yoko Ono of the Supreme Court" very seriously.

"All I want is a tidal wave of biblical vengeance to wash over the Biden crime family," McKinnon said while in character.

The couple has been a mainstay in the news over the past few weeks after it was revealed that Ginni Thomas attended the Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally prior to the Capitol riots, which put into question whether or not Justice Thomas could remain objective in the high court.

Recently, prominent Democrats have called for him to recuse himself from certain cases as well as his impeachment

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