‘Hallelujah’ for Kate McKinnon (‘Saturday Night Live’): Rave reviews – ‘I was in tears,’ ‘Her best episode so far’

“My dear Kate McKinnon, you are a treasure,” raves Gold Derby reader Mihael Crncec in our TV forums following the “Saturday Night Live” star’s emotional performance as Hillary Clinton singing “Hallelujah” by the late Leonard Cohen. He adds, “I was in tears,” a sentiment that many have shared on social media over the past two days. Still haven’t seen the “SNL” clip yet? Watch Kate McKinnon’s performance right here.

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Below, read more rave reviews about McKinnon’s instantly viral “Hallelujah” performance and then have your own say by joining the ‘SNL’ discussion in our TV forums. Also be sure to cast your vote in our poll about whether McKinnon will win another Emmy Award for her work on “Saturday Night Live.”

RYamilah: Kate just won another freaking Emmy. Her best episode so far.

Atypical: It looks like Kate McKinnon just landed herself another Emmy. Who knew she could do that? What a night!

vinny: A++++++++++ Easily should be Kate’s second Emmy.

AayaanUpadhyaya: I take back what I said about them wanting to reward someone else next season. Kate McKinnon just locked herself her very deserving second Emmy. “I’m not giving up, and neither should you.”

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