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Baldwin to Trump: 'Release Tax Returns and I'll Stop. Ha'

President-elect takes to Twitter after again finding 'SNL' impersonation 'unwatchable'

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live as Donald Trump to mock the president-elect's retweeting practices , and the Donald himself was apparently watching, because as Zach Seemayer writes at ETonline , "ignoring the existence of irony all together, he immediately jumped on Twitter to slam SNL for mocking his... More »

Baldwin's Trump: 'Google, What Is ISIS?'

Actor returns to 'SNL,' this time as the president-elect; actual Trump is unimpressed

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin made his return as the president-elect on Saturday Night Live—a week after his conspicuous absence in a muted Cold Open —and it is again safe to assume that his performance did not go over well with the future occupant of the Oval Office, reports the AP... More »

SNL Abruptly Drops the 'Gross' Act

Baldwin, McKinnon break character, get out the vote in final sketch before election

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live trotted out Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon a final time before the election with what of late passes for a pretty standard Cold Open , complete with Baldwin's Donald Trump kissing Vladimir Putin, an FBI agent, and a Klansman, while Cecily Strong as Erin Burnett continued... More »

SNL's Trump 'Has Best Baldwin Brother, Stephen'

'Settle down, entire planet, settle down,' admonishes Tom Hanks as Chris Wallace

(Newser) - "I'm going to start this debate in the quietest voice possible," Alec Baldwin whispered in his third time out as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live . "In the past I have been big and loud, but tonight I am a sweet little baby Trump." That... More »

Stephen Baldwin: Alec's Trump Impersonation Not 'Very Funny'

We need to be taking this election seriously, he says

(Newser) - Blood is not thicker than politics, at least when it comes to Stephen Baldwin's opinion of brother Alec Baldwin's Saturday Night Live gig. Alec, of course, has been playing Donald Trump on SNL , and Stephen, an avowed Trump supporter , is not impressed. "He’s got the voice... More »

SNL Riffs on 'Nightmare' Debate

Trump is not amused

(Newser) - "Welcome to the second and worst ever presidential debate," intoned Cecily Strong's Martha Raddatz in Saturday Night Live's Cold Open, as the show wasted zero time in again trotting out Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to make hay out of... More »

SNL Gleefully Unloads on Trump

That vice presidential debate sketch goes up in hot-mic flames

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live wasted no time in lobbing grenades on Donald Trump's current dumpster fire , with Alec Baldwin making his second appearance as the Donald to "apple-gize," reports the Washington Post . Quartz notes that statement was aimed at "all the people who were offended by my... More »

'Wrong!' Alec Baldwin Debuts as Trump

'Saturday Night Live' lampoons the candidates spectacularly

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin made his debut as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, and a look around the lame media shows that he was apparently terrific, just terrific, opposite Kate McKinnon's maniacally robotic Hillary Clinton. Baldwin "delivered an orange-faced, blustery impression," reports the AP , referencing US jobs departing... More »

SNL Gets Hollywood Star for Its New Donald Trump

Alec Baldwin will play the candidate during the upcoming season

(Newser) - People were already having a hard time telling Jack Donaghy and Donald Trump apart , so why not? According to the Hollywood Reporter , Alec Baldwin will be playing Trump during the upcoming season of Saturday Night Live, starting with the season premiere Oct. 1. Trump was most recently portrayed by current... More »

Alec, Hilaria Baldwin Welcome Baby No. 3

They now have a 3-year-old girl and 2 little boys

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria, have welcomed their third child together, the AP reports. The 58-year-old actor announced the birth of son Leonardo Angel Charles on Twitter Monday night. His post linked to Hilaria Baldwin's Instagram account , which featured a photo of her posing with the newborn. Baldwin... More »

Tracy Morgan Rocks SNL Stage One Year After Deadly Crash

Larry David, cast of '30 Rock' also showed up

(Newser) - Just a month after he surprised everyone with an appearance at the Emmys , Tracy Morgan went back "home" on Saturday night—to the stage on Saturday Night Live as its host, the AP reports. "I'm back, it feels so good to be here," he announced to... More »

8 Celebs Who Have Taught College Classes

From Kanye West to Amal Clooney

(Newser) - With their surreal and sometimes bizarre lives, it's not surprising that celebrities are occasionally the subjects of college-level classes ( The Sociology of Miley Cyrus , anyone?), but some A-listers have also been inspired to get behind the lecture podium, too. Below are eight celebs who've moonlighted as college... More »

Alec Baldwin's Next TV Role: 'Rob Ford-Like' Mayor

He's working on one-hour series

(Newser) - This sounds like a show we might actually watch: Alec Baldwin is developing a new TV series with NBC Productions in which he would play the "buffoonish" and/or "outlandish" mayor of New York City—a character much like the actual mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, Deadline reports. Baldwin... More »

Oldman Defends Mel, Alec in Own Obscene Rant

It's full of not-great words

(Newser) - Ahh, the Playboy interview: always good for a headline-worthy quote or two . In the middle of Gary Oldman's extensive chat with the magazine comes this little section, spotted by Jezebel , in which Oldman is asked what he thinks about all the flak Mel Gibson has gotten for his various... More »

9 Celebrities Behaving Badly on Social Media

Lil' Kim would like you to buy her a pricey baby gift...

(Newser) - Rihanna got into hot water this week after she mocked a young fan on Twitter . Alexis Carter, 16, wore a Rihanna-inspired outfit to her recent prom; her picture went viral, and Twitter users started comparing her to a bat thanks to the outfit's "wing-like attachments." Carter was... More »

Alec Baldwin Arrested ... for Biking

He was allegedly riding the wrong way

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin was arrested in New York City this morning—not, as you might have guessed, for roughing up a paparazzo , but for illegal biking. TMZ reports that Baldwin was allegedly bicycling the wrong way down Fifth Avenue, and didn't have his ID on him when police stopped him.... More »

Barney Frank Film Pairs Him With 'Gay Slur' Actor

Alec Baldwin produced new documentary on ex-lawmaker

(Newser) - Barney Frank may be retired, but a new documentary has him back in the spotlight—and pairs him with an actor some would call an unlikely ally, the Daily Beast reports. The gay, retired Massachusetts lawmaker will be interviewed at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Compared to What by... More »

Anderson Cooper: I Won't Inherit Family Fortune

Says mom Gloria Vanderbilt isn't leaving him inheritance

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper comes from money—lots of money. But he told Howard Stern Monday that he won't be inheriting any of his mother Gloria Vanderbilt's $200 million fortune. "My mom’s made clear to me that there’s no trust fund. There’s none of that,"... More »

Baldwin Still Tweeting Away After Exiting 'Public Life'

So ... it's not clear how exactly he defines 'public life'

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin recently made a very dramatic exit from "public life," yet, Salon points out, he's still tweeting . Since yesterday, when the New York issue that contained Baldwin's column hit newsstands, he's tweeted out support of Piers Morgan , a photo of his wife with Seth... More »

Alec Baldwin Explains All, Exits Public Life

And he has quite a bit to say on the topic

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin is exiting public life, via a 5,267-word piece in Vulture explaining his side of all the controversy that has swirled around him, particularly since November, when he was labeled a homophobe. (It should be noted that, while he insists he is no homophobe and denies using the... More »

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