Maya Rudolph’s impression of Beyoncé has always been a Saturday Night Live highlight, starting back in 2004 when she co-hosted the fictional Prince Show alongside Fred Armisen’s Purple One. And Rudolph ushered her Queen Bey impersonation into a new decade this past weekend, playing the music icon as she buckled under the chili-pepper pressure as a guest on Hot Ones.
The SNL alum’s latest foray into the Carter-Knowles world has us thinking about all the times she’s slipped into a form-fitting sequin dress to portray pop royalty. Below, check out seven times Rudolph has played Beyoncé — or, as she affectionally calls herself in character, “‘Yoncé” — on Saturday Night Live over the years.
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