Leslie Jones Hilariously Mocks That MLK Statue in ‘Daily Show’ Debut

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A little more than a month after Trevor Noah officially said goodbye to The Daily Show, Comedy Central welcomed former Saturday Night Live cast member Leslie Jones as the first of several planned guest hosts on Tuesday night. And she had a hell of a story to start with in the inadvertently suggestive statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that was unveiled in Boston the day before.

After staring for a few seconds at the sculpture, which is supposed to depict King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, in a loving embrace, Jones had one question for her live audience: “Has anyone in here ever been eaten out?”

“Because they are celebrating you right now in Boston!” she continued. “Listen, I know Dr. King went down in history, but this is not how you show it.”

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