John M. Becker

SNL Interviews Olya Povlatsky on Sochi Olympics

Filed By John M. Becker | January 26, 2014 3:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: Kate McKinnon, Olya Povlatsky, Russia, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, SNL, Sochi 2014, Sochi Olympics, Weekend Update

Last night Seth Meyers, host of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update," spoke with Russian villager Olya Povlatsky (Kate McKinnon) about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.

"I have been to Sochi one time," Povlatsky told Meyers. "It was to throw myself into the sea."

"How could the Olympics pick Russia?," she added. "What was the other options, Haiti or middle of ocean?"

And so it goes. Watch:

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