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SNL Channels Its Inner Queen

Alec Baldwin returns as President Trump, cast is havin' such a good time in Cold Open

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live as President Trump, only this time he brought his inner rock star, channeling Queen in a parody of "Don't Stop Me Now." He was joined by Cecily Strong as Melania Trump, Beck Bennett as Mike Pence, Aidy Bryant as Sarah... More »

'Daddy Won!' SNL Tackles Mueller Report

Alec Baldwin, Robert De Niro return to play nemeses Trump and Mueller

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live went straight for the low-hanging fruit this week with a Cold Open again featuring Robert De Niro as Robert Mueller finishing his report, Aidy Bryant as William Barr favorably summarizing it, and Alec Baldwin as President Trump tweeting his response, reports the New York Times . Case in... More »

Baldwin Complains After Trump Tweet About 'Retribution'

Actor raises concern about his safety

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin skewered President Trump again over the weekend on Saturday Night Live, and now the two men are continuing the animosity online. In a tweet, Trump made clear he hated the skit mocking his declaration of a national emergency. "Nothing funny about tired Saturday Night Live on Fake... More »

SNL Goes to Town on Trump's National Emergency

'We need wall,' says Alec Baldwin

(Newser) - President Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the southern border found new scorn on Saturday Night Live, which trotted out Alec Baldwin in its Cold Open to proclaim that “We need wall, OK. We have a tremendous amount of drugs flowing into this country from the southern... More »

Alec Baldwin Pleads Guilty in Parking Spot Case

Actor pleads guilty to violation charge, will do anger management class

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin has pleaded guilty to harassing a man during a dispute over a parking spot last fall, the AP reports. The 60-year-old actor appeared in a New York City courtroom Wednesday. He agreed to complete a one-day anger management class to resolve the criminal case. The charge is a... More »

SNL Has Solution to the Shutdown

Alec Baldwin's Trump plays a little game of 'Deal or No Deal' with members of Congress

(Newser) - With no deal to end the government shutdown, Saturday Night Live tried to find a simple solution for Alec Baldwin's President Trump character. As Kenan Thompson as Steve Harvey on Deal or No Deal said, "We decided to do this in the only format that you can understand:... More »

Baldwin Returns to SNL With Parking Space Joke

It's his first appearance since his arrest over a ... parking space

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live as President Trump for the first time since his arrest Nov. 2 , but included himself in the receiving end of the ribbing, reports USA Today . In character as Trump on an Argentine balcony, Baldwin lamented Robert Mueller's investigation, saying, "God, I... More »

Alec Baldwin Pleads Not Guilty

Actor allegedly pushed guy in dispute over parking spot

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin was in court Monday to plead not guilty to assault and harassment charges stemming from a New York City parking dispute. Baldwin is alleged to have pushed and hit a man during the argument about a parking spot near Baldwin's Greenwich Village apartment building on Nov. 2;... More »

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 »

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