All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fake interpreter’

SNL Interpreter Skit Makes Light Of Controversy

After Nelson Mandela’s recent passing, people all over the world mourned the loss of such a visionary, and memorials were held in his memory last week. The memorial held in South Africa with several world leaders, however, is the one that got all the attention, and not necessarily in a good way. Over the weekend, “Saturday Night Live” capitalized on …

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Marlee Matlin Knew Mandela Interpreter Was Fake

Marlee Matlin knew the interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in South Africa earlier this week was fake. The Oscar-winning actress, who is also deaf, feels the impostor didn’t even do a very good job of faking it. “I’d been to South Africa before and I could understand some South African sign language, and I thought to myself, wait a …

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