Pauline ends the sketch by boasting that she has hired an all-female crew because "you don't have to pay them as much". It all started when the comedian kept getting comments on social media saying that she looked like the NZ PM. Show{{#moreThan3}} {{value_total}}{{/moreThan3}} comments. Jacinda Ardern stars alongside comedian Jackie Van Beek in a segment from Thursday's Funny Girls NZ Suffragette Special, written to commemorate the … Jacinda Ardern stars alongside comedian Jackie Van Beek in a segment from Thursday's Funny Girls NZ Suffragette Special, written to commemorate the 125th anniversary of women winning the right to vote. You definitely do," Ardern says through a clenched smile. It looks like the pair bumped into each other at the airport on Sunday. Speaking to the camera in a Tiktok video on Friday, the comedian said: I obviously have a lot of fans out there so I like to get selfies with my fans sometimes. The comedian then asked: Holding back laughter, the PM simply responded: The video’s had more than 700,000 views at the time of writing and a whole host of supportive comments, like: that's amazing! "Maybe that is wrong, but here is a truth: Kate Sheppard punched Prime Minister Richard Seddon in the throat," Pauline says confidently. The Funny Girls NZ Suffragette Special airs tonight at 8:30 on Three. "I'd vote for anyone. "You actually do - you definitely do," Ms Ardern replies. After being introduced as Pauline's "very close personal friend", Ms Ardern explains that it's easy to take being able to vote for granted but "our grandmothers fought long and hard for that right". Pauline also says she's hired an all-female crew for the suffragette special, with the added bonus that she doesn't need to pay them as much. Comedian Melanie Bracewell’s impersonation of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is so spot on, even the PM herself agrees. Jacinda Ardern is campaigning across New Zealand in the final days before the election. So, naturally, she made a makeup tutorial video of Ardern and threw on a jacket. However, Ardern has to grit her teeth somewhat as Pauline makes some wild proclamations - such as the claim that Kate Sheppard punched Prime Minister Richard Seddon in the throat.

So, naturally, she made a makeup tutorial video of Ardern and threw on a jacket. The videos eventually got the attention of Jacinda Ardern, who commented on one of the comedian’s posts: (That post also has more than one million views, just FYI.). Copyright © 2020 MediaWorks TV - All Rights Reserved, By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Access and Privacy Policy, she made a cameo in Tourism NZ's 'Get NZ on the Map' campaign. I'd vote for you, given half the chance!". (Reuters: Fiona Goodall)"She has huge reach." "You actually do. Van Beek appears in character as series producer Pauline, a woman with a manic grin and a tenuous understanding of New Zealand history. It has since clocked over a million views on Tiktok. She then attempted to explain the story of Kate Sheppard and the fight for voting rights, but seemed to instead be reciting the plot of 2006 comedy She's The Man. It all started when the comedian kept getting comments on social media saying that she looked like the NZ PM. Stephen Colbert: The Newest Zealander Visits PM Jacinda Ardern

The Funny Girls Suffragette Special screens tonight on Three at 8.30pm. Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern (/ dʒ ə ˈ s ɪ n d ə ˈ ɑːr d ɜːr n /, NZ pronunciation / dʒ ə ˈ s ə n d ə ˈ ɑː ˈ d ɜː n /; born 26 July 1980) is a New Zealand politician who has served as the 40th prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017. "I for one absolutely adore voting," proclaims Pauline. In this sneak preview clip, Ardern is joined by Pauline, the fictional Funny Girls producer played by Jackie Van Beek, as they announce the special. “I did a little dance,” said New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, when asked how she reacted after she learned that her country had essentially … And Ardern has fired some verbal barbs of … The power of three: How we made THAT photo, Celebrating Kiwi women in film, television and music, Rihanna gives PM Jacinda Ardern a shout-out, Strutting bass, sheer terror and Bic Runga; how King Sweeties conquered all, Watch: Schapelle Corby's 'excruciating' Sunrise interview, Actor: Taika Waititi 'too talented for his own good', In a melancholic year, the NZTrio delivers a shining show, Review: Mary Poppins' return to Auckland is practically perfect - almost, How new Labour Govt could change real estate law, What a supercharged Labour Government means for business, Guns, meth, ammo and 50 cannabis plants seized in North Shore police bust.
Comedian Melanie Bracewell’s impersonation of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is so spot on, even the PM herself agrees. cant even tell the difference. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will show off her comedic chops in a special episode of Funny Girls tonight, to celebrate the 125th suffrage anniversary.