It’s been quite a few years since we’ve seen popular Saturday Night Live character Church Lady played by former cast member Dana Carvey, but on Saturday night she was returned to us just when we needed her the most.

The Church Lady commented on the Met Gala, Beyonce’s “Lemonade” and then, finally, the presidential election.

The Church Lady welcomed failed presidential candidate Ted Cruz, played by Taran Killem, who she introduced as “Satan.” Hilariously, the Church Lady asked Cruz,

“Has anyone ever told you that you’re just a little bit preachy?”


Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at