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Amy Poehler's A Baby Mama!

Amy Poehler's A Baby Mama!

How many moms-to-be do you know who spent their last week at work spouting forth rap lyrics like these:

I'm Jeremiah Wright cause tonight I'm the preacha
I got a bookish look and you're all hot for teacha
Todd lookin' fine on his snow machine
So hot boy gonna need a go between
In Wasilla we just chill baby chilla
But when I see oil let's drill baby drill


Comedienne Amy Poehler gave birth this weekend and left her gig at "Saturday Night Live," but not before she gave one of her most hilarious performances, rapping the aforementioned lyrics in front of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Poehler, who looked like she was about to pop any minute during the sketch, is an audience favorite and her fans are already fretting about how they will survive without her on SNL. When Poehler does go back to work after her baby, she will be moving on to other projects (pleasepleaseplease guest on 30 Rock!)

Her departure certainly has a lot of people talking and thinking about maternity leave. Mostly, we're all wondering if her other cast mates (Seth Meyer, if you're lonely, we will gladly sit at the Weekend Update desk and bask in your glorious goodness) are going to be able to survive without her. What do you think?

Will your co-workers survive without your unique presence in the office if you decide to move on to other projects after you have your baby?

Posted: 10/27/08
carolineshannon

I love Amy Poehler, and I am so happy for her and this new life adventure.

I would like to think that if I moved on to other projects, my co-workers would survive because I had been a part in helping them build a strong organization.

But, of course, I would want them to miss me, too. (;