Women's soccer fans Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers reunite for 'Really!?!' on 'Late Night'

Women's soccer fans Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers reunite for 'Really!?!' on 'Late Night'
Amy Poehler and Seth Reunite for a New Really!?! - 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers together again! The "Weekend Update" comrades reunited on Wednesday for a major helping of their once-recurring segment, "Really!?!"

The "Saturday Night Live" alums served up their incredulous sass on Meyers' "Late Night" when the "Inside Out" star made a surprise appearance on the show to blast the negative rep associated with women's sports.


Poehler joined Meyers behind the desk — just like the good ol' days — and after a bit of charming banter, the duo called out Sports Illustrated's Andy Benoit for tweeting that women's soccer and women's sports in general are "not worth watching." (The tweet has since been removed and Benoit later apologized).

But the comedians gave him a verbal lashing anyway.

"Really, really, really, Andy Benoit, there's nothing in women's sports worth watching?" Poehler said. "I think a lot of people would love to watch you say that to Serena Williams. Really!"

Meyers played the exciting footage of the go-ahead goal from the Women's World Cup England-Norway game, which he then compared to a snoozy broadcast from men's golf.

"Really?!" they said in unison.

"I guess I'm not surprised that you work for Sports Illustrated," Poehler continued. "You guys put out a Swimsuit Issue every year dedicated entirely to women who aren't in sports, unless you think that it's a sport to cover both boobs with one arm. Really!?!"

Meyers then reamed Benoit and naysayers.

"You can't give it up for a group of women who are representing the U.S. against the world, yet I bet you're the same guy who sits inside on a nice day to watch the NFL draft. The NFL draft! A full day to find out if your favorite college player is going to have to go mansion-shopping in Jacksonville or Tampa Bay. I mean, really!?!"

Poehler then voiced her frustration about networks airing the Women's World Cup on secondary channels when hours of programming were devoted to pre-coverage of the Kentucky Derby.

"If you want to attack somebody for playing soccer, how about children? Now that is boring to watch," Meyers added.

The "Parks and Recreation" actress dropped a few LeBron James jokes, and the "Late Night" host also highlighted the impressive ratings for women's soccer, even with little publicity, and called on viewers to support the U.S. women's team in its match against China on Friday.

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