Larry David and Bernie Sanders: Cousins?


UNDATED (AP) If you’ve seen Larry David’s impersonation of Bernie Sanders, you could be forgiven if you thought the comedian and the former Democratic presidential hopeful might be kin.

Turns out, they are.

The discovery was made by the PBS show Finding Your Roots — which has released a clip of both David and Sanders reacting to the fact that DNA tests prove they are distant cousins.

Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. said the show “couldn’t have scripted” the discovery.

For his part Sanders said people have told him that David does a better Sanders than he does himself.