Comedian Jane Curtin: “My New Year’s Resolution Is To Make Sure The Republican Party Dies” [VIDEO]
Comedian and actress Jane Curtin made a bold statement regarding her 2019 New Year’s resolution on CNN on Tuesday.
Speaking during CNN’s live New Year’s Eve broadcast, 71-year-old Curtin was one of many celebrities to share a New Year’s resolution.
Curtin, a former Saturday Night Live star, went straight for politics and said she wished for the GOP to perish.
“My New Year’s resolution is to make sure that the Republican Party dies,” Curtin quipped.
— Holly Figueroa O’Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) January 1, 2019
Twitter users quickly reacted to Curtin’s statement with mixed feelings: some praised the comedian, while others condemned the hateful rhetoric she used to ring in 2019.
Just now on #CNNNYE: Jane Curtin says her New Year’s resolution is to “make sure that the Republican Party dies”
Stay classy, CNN pic.twitter.com/2Kg5tStEFp
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) January 1, 2019
I’m making Jane Curtin my spirit animal for 2019. pic.twitter.com/gsOnn6KWGJ
— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) January 1, 2019
— Douglas G Eck (@DouglasGEck) January 1, 2019
— Shannon Renee 🌵☀️💙 (@ShaniRae617) January 1, 2019
The people tweeting how much they love Jane Curtin for saying this will be on back on twitter by the end of the week crying about hateful rhetoric from the right. Pathetic cycle of hypocrisy every single day from these people #JaneCurtin https://t.co/aEGueJumNA
— BloodPundit (@BloodPundit) January 1, 2019
— Todd Daggett (@trdaggett1700) January 1, 2019
Among the other celebs who shared New Year’s resolutions were Lena Dunham, who said she hoped “to kiss more gay men on the lips consensually,” and Terrence Howard, who voiced his desire to “break down the entire economic global infrastructure.”
Curtin was a cast member on SNL from 1975 to 1980, and even served as a co-anchor on the show’s Weekend Update segment.