The world is mourning the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday of complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas. She was 87. Ginsburg leaves behind a lasting legacy of being a champion of justice, especially when it comes to women.
As we celebrate the legacy of Ginsburg, it’s hard not to think about Kate McKinnon’s portrayal of the iconic justice on Saturday Night Live. McKinnon made her debut as Ginsburg on Feb. 28, 2015. It’s one of McKinnon’s most prominent roles and helped launch her popularity.
Here’s a look at some of those memorable moments on SNL:
And in case you were wondering how RBG felt about McKinnon’s portrayal of her on SNL, she was definitely a fan.
“I liked the actress who portrayed me, and I would like to say ‘Gins-burned!’ sometimes to my colleagues,” RBG said at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.