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Baldwin's Trump Takes on the Aliens

'Actually, I heard the aliens are already here'

(Newser) - Borrowing a bit from Independence Day, Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live to reimagine President Trump facing down aliens. But rather than an inspirational speech to rally the troops, Baldwin turns to a conspiracy theory, notes ABC News , saying, "Actually, I heard the aliens are already here. They'... More »

Coming Soon From Baldwin: Trump Satire Book

Actor is collaborating on it with another author

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin has found a new way to mock Donald Trump. Baldwin is teaming with author Kurt Andersen on the satirical book You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump, Penguin Press announced Wednesday. The book... More »

SNL Relentlessly Skewers Trump White House

Melissa McCarthy, Alec Baldwin return as Kate McKinnon rules the night

(Newser) - In tune with the new administration of alternative facts, viewers are embracing a comic alternative president. Alec Baldwin, who has scored in guest shots on Saturday Night Live with his mocking impersonation of Donald Trump since the campaign's final weeks, presided Saturday night as guest host, serving up yet... More »

SNL Brings on the Pee Jokes

Beavis and Butthead Trump, Putin also stop by Trump's presser

(Newser) - The highest-profile job created by Donald Trump returned to Saturday Night Live, reports Mashable , with Alec Baldwin re-enacting the president-elect's press conference last week—and definitely, definitely not stooping to the level of making pee jokes. "I am going to bring back a thick stream of jobs back... More »

Alec Baldwin Collects $1.4K Every Time He Plays Trump

He explains his technique to the 'New York Times'

(Newser) - Donald Trump might not be a fan, but Alec Baldwin's impersonation of the president-elect is turning into a Saturday Night Live staple. In an interview, Baldwin tells the New York Times that the key to his mimicry is in the "puffs," meaning the pauses in Trump's... More »

SNL: Putin Pops Down Chimney, 'Hillary, Actually'

'Please, Mr. Trump, you are the gift'

(Newser) - The holiday season descended soundly upon Saturday Night Live, with Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump getting a surprise visitor down the chimney while Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton reappeared to make a Love, Actually-inspired cue-card plea to an unrequited love—a member of the Electoral College. After hearing a sound... More »

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 »

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