Donald Trump has slammed Alec Baldwin, the actor who has famously played the US President on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) since 2016, saying that watching his impersonation acts were an "agony" for audiences, the media reported.
The cold open featured Alec Baldwin in his role as President Donald Trump in a parodied "Anderson Cooper 360".
Baldwin's Trump script swings wide, goofing on everything from Trump's far-fetched boast that he'd have stepped up to defend a school from active shooter to his dwindling White House staff. I have one of the healthiest mental. He than posed the idea that "maybe we just take everyone's guns away", and that no one should be allowed to have them, "not even whites".
"I said I was going to run this country like a business", Baldwin also said as Trump. "You were awful. Bring back Darrell Hammond, much funnier and a far greater talent!"
"I guess you could say that I am a living barometer of when Alec Baldwin is getting into trouble", Baldwin joked "I'm just used to it at this point".
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He seems to have even changed his Twitter bio after the incident, which makes a reference to Trump's misspelling of the word "dying" as he attacked the actor's career.
But why agony? Based on his comments, Baldwin seems ready for a change and hopes voters "get rid of" Trump.
"I can only run into so many schools". So smart, so hot.
Baldwin's Trump declared that he always said that he would run the country like a business, but that the business is a "Waffle House at 2 a.m". "You know things are bad when a 29-year-old with no experience who works directly for the president of the United States says 'I've got to get out of his dead-end job, '" Jost said. She's like a daughter to me.