There’s A Reason Larry David Killed His Impression Of Bernie Sanders – They’re Related!

During last year’s U.S. election, the world tuned into “Saturday Night Live” for a little comedic relief and Larry David’s spot-on impression of candidate Bernie Sanders was a part of that comfort.

Turns out, David’s take of Sanders was great for a reason, they’re actually related.

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In an upcoming episode of PBS’ “Finding Your Roots”, viewers will see that David and Sanders are in fact distantly related.

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According to CNN, David is supposed to keep this news on the down-low but a reporter, who has seen an early screening, asked him about his family tree during a Television Critics Association press tour.

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David said he was “very happy” to learn about the new relative, adding, “I thought there must be some connection. I love Bernie.”

David’s impeccable impression earned him an Emmy nod this year.

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