In the board game Clue, Mrs. White is a middle aged maid. For reasons unbeknownst to me, John Landis (producer) and Jonathan Lynn (writer/director) ingeniously rewrote the character of Mrs. White into a neurotic black widow played by Madeline Kahn. That raven clad classy head-case is my spirit animal.
Just to Clarify
Obligatory Disclaimer: I am not–nor do I ever intend on being–a black widow in the midst of a blackmail scandal in a spooky mansion located vaguely “somewhere in New England.” And no, I do not feel guilty that my spirit animal fits the aforementioned description.
And on that note, I shall now proceed with a litany of reasons as to why Mrs. White is so badass.
Join me as we take this trip together in pictures.
You know what, I’m not going to leave you high and dry. Here’s the video of this beautiful monologue.
P.S. She improved ALL of that.
Also, she’s the only one providing harmony on For She’s a Jolly Good Fellow
Way to be one of a kind, Madeline. The best.