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Here's Maya Rudolph Making the Funny at Tulane's Commencement

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“Brothers; brothers from other mothers; sisters; roommates; ‘roommates’; meemaws and papaws; Aunt Ronnys; Uncle Garys; and people who met on Tinder this morning”: just a few of the guests Maya Rudolph addressed at her Tulane University commencement speech last weekend.

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You can watch the full speech—which, as you might suspect, includes impersonations of Oprah and Beyoncé—below, which includes a few awkward moments when 1. the university acapella group sings ‘Loving You’ to welcome Rudolph, who looks shy (if that’s even possible) under the bask of the attention; 2. Maya “jokes” about how sorry she feels for those who are graduating with student loan debt (which, if my math is correct, will set a Tulane student who finishes in four years back just over a cool quarter million dollars).

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I WAS A GRADUATE AT THIS COMMENCEMENT AND THIS WAS BEAUTIFUL MY FRIENDS AND I WERE DYING

Anyway can I have a job now?