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Alec Baldwin plays both Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly in searing 'SNL' skit

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Alec Baldwin played two problematic, white American men on this week’s Saturday Night Live. 

He first appeared as President Donald Trump in the show’s cold open and later pulled double duty, playing both Trump and Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly in a scathing sketch addressing the sexual harassment allegations against the O’Reilly Factor host.

Baldwin’s O’Reilly opened the segment by promising to address “the scandal everyone’s been talking about all week.”

“The scandal no one thought I’d have the guts to address head on,” he added, “about the shocking allegations of abuse of power that have been leveled against … the Obama administration.” Read more…

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Donald Trump has his day in 'The People's Court' on 'SNL'

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On Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump made good on his — and his press secretary’s — promise to see the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges in court. 

More specifically, The People’s Court of television fame.

Melissa McCarthy as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer assured the gathered press corps in SNL’s cold open that the president would be taking the fight over his seven-nation travel ban to the most reputable televised court in the land, and the show did not disappoint. 

“Mr. Trump, you understand this is a TV court, right?” asked Cecily Strong as The People’s Court judge.  Read more…

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'SNL' asks Trump about 'big Russian pee-pee parties' in first cold open of 2017

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As if they needed a setup beyond the “failing pile of garbage” that’s been the last few weeks of current events, Saturday Night Live took on President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial press conference last week — and unsubstantiated reports of his “big Russian pee-pee party” — for its first cold open of the new year. 

And just like that much-maligned newser, the sketch did not disappoint.

Alec Baldwin braved the inevitable oncoming Trump Twitter tirade to reprise his role as the president-in-waiting, touting Trump’s star-studded inauguration lineup, including “Jackie what’s-her-face” from America’s Got Talent and — hold onto your tits and bits — THREE. DOORS. DOWN.  Read more…

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