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Maya Rudolph, the voice of Connie the Hormone Monstress in Netflix's Big Mouth, ponders what inspired her character's famous pronunciation of "bubble bath."
Publish Date: Feb 11, 2021
After leaving SNL in the early 2000s and embarking on a successful career in film and television, Maya Rudolph won an Emmy for voicing Connie the Hormone Monstress on Netflix's Big Mouth. In this snippet, Rudolph ponders what inspired her character's famous pronunciation of "bubble bath."
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