Melissa McCarthy spoofs Rutgers coach on "Saturday Night Live"

Melissa McCarthy hosts "Saturday Night Live," April 6, 2013. NBC

Melissa McCarthy teetered in heels, sang on "The Voice" and parodied the Rutgers basketball controversy as the host of this weekend's edition of "Saturday Night Live."

The "Bridesmaids" star, in her second time hosting "SNL," played an abusive women's basketball coach in one sketch, spoofing the now-fired Rutgers coach Mike Rice. As a Middle State Delaware coach Sheila Kelly, McCarthy hurled a toaster at one player and threatened others with a baseball bat and a T-shirt gun. Her over-the-top beat-downs were also unleashed on a college professor, an assistant coach and an ESPN reporter. (Watch it below.)

Saturday's episode also included a Dennis Rodman cameo during a cold open about North Korea and an appearance by "Game of Thrones" actor Peter Dinklage as Peter Drunklage during a "Weekend Update" segment.

Tell us: How did McCarthy do as "SNL" host?


  • Jessica Derschowitz

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