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Marlee Matlin Calls Saturday Night Live’s Deaf Signing Skit “Childish and Insulting”

Posted by 4starshost.com on November 6, 2012

Deaf actress Marlee Matlin is criticizing Saturday Night Live for the NBC show’s recent deaf signing sketch, which spoofed New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s sign language interpreter Lydia Callis and her animated signing during the Hurricane Sandy press conferences.

Video: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/bloombergs-hurricane-sandy-address-cold-open/1422754/

 

Read more: http://www.seattlepi.com/entertainment/tv/tvguide/article/Marlee-Matlin-Calls-Saturday-Night-Live-s-Deaf-4010497.php

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