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Without Baldwin, SNL Mocks Fox's Caravan Coverage

Plus, Pete Davidson mocks candidate who lost eye in war, addresses Ariana Grande breakup

(Newser) - With Alec Baldwin busy with legal trouble , Saturday Night Live used its final episode before the midterm elections to poke fun at Fox News and its coverage of the migrant caravan, with Kate McKinnon worrying as host Laura Ingraham about "a vicious caravan of dozens, maybe millions of illegal... More »

Alec Baldwin on Arrest: It Wasn't Over Parking Space

Says reports have been 'clickbait' and 'egregiously misstated'

(Newser) - What's not in dispute: that Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday in New York City. What is in dispute: what he was arrested for. While initial reports noted that the 60-year-old actor had been hauled in by the NYPD after he allegedly punched a man in the face over a... More »

Fight Over Parking Space Ends With Alec Baldwin Arrest

The actor allegedly punched a man

(Newser) - Have you been pining for the good old days when Alec Baldwin was in the news for his off-screen antics? If so, your time has come. The Donald Trump impersonator was arrested Friday in New York City after he allegedly punched a man in the jaw over a parking space,... More »

SNL's Trump Has a Kanye Revelation

Alec Baldwin returns as president, realizes rapper is 'black me'

(Newser) - Faced with the target-rich environment that was the week in news, Saturday Night Live opened with Kanye West's lively Oval Office meeting with President Trump , with Alec Baldwin returning for the first time this season as the commander in chief, reports the New York Times . "Thank you all... More »

SNL Goes Out With Cameo-Clogged Finale

Tina Fey guest-hosted, brought a lot of her friends

(Newser) - The only room with as many celebrities as Windsor Castle on Saturday was the Saturday Night Live studio, which saw alum Tina Fey return for the season finale—along with perhaps every single one of her friends, reports Variety . Fey opened with a monologue in which she announced she'd... More »

Live From New York, It's Stormy Daniels

'SNL' trots out a star-studded Cold Open

(Newser) - The most famously hushed woman currently in America opened her mouth and yelled, "Live from New York, it's Saturday night!" Saturday Night Live trotted out Stormy Daniels as part of a star-studded Cold Open poking fun at President Trump's current woes, reports Rolling Stone , with Ben... More »

Baldwin's Back, Cardi B Shocks and R Kelly Gets Weird on 'SNL'

And 'Black Jeopardy' is back with Chadwick Boseman

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live stirred up the zeitgeist this week by reprising the classic "Black Jeopardy" sketch—this time with Chadwick Boseman playing his Black Panther character T'Challa, king of Wakanda, the New York Times reports. On a clue about a policeman Boseman says he would "assist him... More »

Baldwin: Hicks 'Like a Daughter. So Smart. So Hot.'

Actor returns to 'SNL' to mock his favorite target in wake of recent feud

(Newser) - As President Trump was busily trading jabs with the media at the Gridiron Dinner, Alec Baldwin was merrily mocking his favorite target's chaotic week on Saturday Night Live, joking that the recently departed Hope Hicks is "like a daughter to me. So smart, so hot. You know, I... More »

Trump: Baldwin's Impression 'Agony' for Viewers

After actor says it's an 'agony' to impersonate the president

(Newser) - It's Trump vs. Baldwin, one more time. President Trump went after his most famous impersonator Friday after Alec Baldwin said some unflattering things to the Hollywood Reporter . While discussing his new show, Sundays With Alec Baldwin, the actor said it was "agony" for him to portray a person... More »

Alec Baldwin: 'Renunciation' of Woody Allen Must Stop

Baldwin speaks out as Dylan Farrow interview is set to air this week

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin has denounced other Hollywood stars who've condemned director Woody Allen over sexual abuse claims. The actor, who has worked with Allen on films including To Rome With Love, made his argument in a series of tweets Tuesday in which he called the ongoing controversy "unfair and... More »

SNL's Hillary Returns: 'Lock Him Up!'

Trump visited by Christmas ghosts in latest episode

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live dove right into the holiday spirit in the latest episode, opening with Alex Baldwin's President Trump being visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past (Billy Bush), Present (Vladimir Putin), and Future (Hillary Clinton). The latter, played by Kate McKinnon, took the opportunity to gloat amid a... More »

SNL Sends Trump, Manafort to Shower

Meanwhile, Larry David makes holocaust jokes

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live covered a lot of ground in its most recent episode, from President Trump and Paul Manafort naked together in the shower to Larry David making ill-received concentration camp jokes. Alec Baldwin kicked off the show as Trump talking to Manafort in the wake of his disastrous week,... More »

Alec, Hilaria Baldwin Are Procreating Again

Expecting 4th child in the spring

(Newser) - Looks like Alec and Hilaria Baldwin will have 4 under 5: They're expecting their fourth child next year. "Our Baldwinitos are getting a new teammate this spring. I’m gonna make them a special cake to tell them if it’s a boy or a girl...I’ll... More »

Kellyanne Conway Gets It Treatment on SNL

'Kellywise' the clown makes her debut

(Newser) - The Trump administration got the It treatment on Saturday Night Live, with Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon) appearing in a storm gutter as Kellywise the clown, reports Entertainment Weekly . The sketch featured Alex Moffat as Anderson Cooper, asking Kellywise, "What did you do to your makeup?" McKinnon replies, "I... More »

SNL Ribs Trump's 'Despacito' Puerto Rico Response

Show returns with Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon

(Newser) - You wouldn't know it by President Trump's Twitter feed Sunday morning, but Saturday Night Live returned to the airwaves Saturday night, with Alec Baldwin reviving his impression of the commander in chief responding to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico , reports the Hill . In speaking with the mayor of San Juan,... More »

Baldwin Spoofs Trump in SNL Summer Show

'There was a tragic victim that came out of Charlottesville: Me!'

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned as President Trump Thursday night for one of Saturday Night Live's summer "Weekend Update" shows, this time spoofing the president at his recent rally in Phoenix. See the video here . Among the lines:
  • "Now, a lot of people don't know this, but you
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Boos for Alec Baldwin's Role as a Blind Man

Disability rights group likens portrayal to blackface

(Newser) - A disability rights organization that often takes Hollywood to task for casting able-bodied actors to play the physically challenged is slamming the upcoming movie Blind. The Ruderman Family Foundation faulted Alec Baldwin's portrayal as a novelist who loses his sight in a car crash, reports the Los Angeles Times ... More »

Alec Baldwin: I'll Be Back as Trump

But actor will do fewer 'SNL' appearances next season

(Newser) - President Trump probably won't be sending out celebratory tweets about this: Alec Baldwin says he will indeed be back on Saturday Night Live in the fall to reprise his presidential impersonation. "Yeah, we're going to fit that in," he tells CNN . "I think people have... More »

Alec Baldwin: I Thought Lyme Disease Was Going to Kill Me

Actor talks about his struggle at California benefit

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin had a busy weekend: Fresh off his latest turn as President Trump on Saturday Night Live, the actor was in California on Sunday at a Lyme disease benefit and talking about his own struggle with Lyme. After first getting bitten 17 years ago, he was bitten again a... More »

SNL: Trump Sings 'Hallelujah'

Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer bid farewell at end of season

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live sent off its 42nd season—and departing cast members Bobby Moynihan and Vanessa Bayer—with an Hallelujah, revisiting Kate McKinnon’s post-election performance of Leonard Cohen’s poignant ballad with Alec Baldwin this time seated at the piano as President Trump. The New York Times speculates that... More »

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