Kerry Washington on SNL: How'd She Do?

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She's playing everyone's favorite President-loving political fixer on Scandal season 3 but Kerry Washington hosted Saturday Night Live and demonstrated that she can wear more than just a White Hat. 

Washington is the 9th Black woman to host the show in its entire 38 year run, and of the 137 actors to grace the stage as cast members, only 4 of them have been African-American.

Throughout the evening, Kerry helped SNL make fun of themselves for their recent diversity issues, chiefly by pointing out that there isn't really much diversity on the show at all.

They jumped right into their self-mockery with the cold open, featuring Kerry Washington as both Michelle Obama and Oprah.

Washington also took to song and dance with a spoof of "What Does The Fox Say?" alongside Jay Pharoah. Check out "What Does My Girl Say?" and two more videos from the night after the jump.

Washington's monologue about Scandal had cast members asking her for help. Perhaps Olivia Pope's greatest threat is red wine on her white pants suits.

Washington, Pharoah, and Keenan Thompson discuss Barack Obama and his declining approval ratings among Black voters.

What did you think of Kerry Washington's SNL debut? How'd she do?

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