11:59 am February 21, 2011, by Rodney Ho
Funny or Die created a fairly spot-on parody of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” using female civil rights icons instead:Betty Shabazz, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, Maya Angelou, and Winnie Mandela. And for comedic kick, Marilyn Monroe.
Shabazz, mocking the Cynthia Bailey bit from season three, forces King to sign a “friend contract.”
Monroe is the Kim Zolciak of the group. Angelou is Kandi Burruss, who wrote a song for Marilyn but Marilyn “can’t get it right.” The song: “Don’t be Tardy for the Rally.” Her Big Daddy? J.F.K., of course!
And here’s a star turn: Wayne Brady plays Martin Luther King Jr.
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