Runway Winner Reacts With ‘F’ Word to SNL Skit
03/10/2008 AT 12:00 AM EDT
"I thought it was SO FUNNY," the 22-year-old designer wrote in an e-mail to PEOPLE. "Amy Poehler looked exactly like me which is kinda scary, but fabulous."
Known for his catty commentary and catchphrase, "That's fierce," the pint-sized designer wasn't the only Project Runway personality to be parodied in the three-minute sketch about a hypothetical Runway spinoff, which features Siriano giving someone an apartment makeover. While Poehler played Siriano, the skit also featured guest host Amy Adams playing Runway host Heidi Klum and SNL castmember Bill Hader imitating Tim Gunn. (See the clip here.)
"The fact that they are even talking about me is so fierce, fabulous and flawless and is such an honor," Siriano told PEOPLE. "Poehler was hilarious and little. It was so crazy that she looked just like me!"
And Poehler didn't just nail Siriano's sassy tone -- she perfectly approximated his flat-ironed hair. "The hair was absolutely perfect," Siriano wrote. "I don't think I could have done it better myself. It was fierce!" --Brian Orloff and Rennie DyballGeorge Napolitano/FilmMagic; Inset: SNL