It’s been a big few weeks for Jacinda Ardern. Well, it’’s been a big few weeks for the entire globe, but Jacinda Ardern doesn’t just have her own country following her for guidance on coronavirus, but she’s got most of Australia watching her too. Turns out the next best thing is to just give up and totally turn yourself into Jacinda Ardern, which is exactly what this TikTok-er has done.
The TikTok-er in question is Melanie Bracewell, a New Zealand comedian who you might know from both the Kiwi and Australian version of Have You Been Paying Attention or as one of the writers for Wellington Paranormal.
She’s also won a heap of New Zealand’s top comedy awards, including the 7 Days Comedy Apprentice in 2014, the Raw Comedy Quest in 2015, the Best Newcomer gong at the Comedy Festival, and the Billy T Award.
Point is, she’s hilarious.
After having someone point out to her that she kind of looked ike Jacinda Ardern in a previous video, Melanie went all the way out with it.
Check it out.
As someone who is basically useless with any make up that isn’t a mascara wand, I’m personally beyond impressed. I must admit though, I related way too hard to the wonky eyeliner line.
The uncanny impression is topped off with a green jacket, and honestly at that point I knew who we’d have to call if Jacinda Ardern ever goes missing.
While I’m not sure what the logistics would be of getting Melanie dressed up like her Jacinda Ardern TikTok, carting her over here to Australian, and putting her in charge of the country would be, I’m not entirely against it.
Alternatively, I’m also not against dressing Hamish Blake up as Scott Morrison and seeing what happens.
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