ADVERTISEMENT
About Our People Legal Stuff
AP_16342779321394.jpg

'SNL' poked fun at Trump's misspelled tweets and his relationship with Putin

0

Alec Baldwin returned to "Saturday Night Live" this weekend to reprise his role as Donald Trump, despite the president-elect calling his impersonation "mean-spirited" and "not very good." 

"SNL" took jabs at Trump's relationship with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, his cabinet picks and his misspelled tweets. 

In the first sketch, Baldwin as Trump got a surprise holiday visit from a shirtless Putin, who entered through the chimney carrying a sack of presents. 

"Mr. Trump, we are here because your CIA is saying that we Russians tried to make you win election," said Putin, who was played by Beck Bennett. 

"I know, all lies, made up by some very bitter people who need to move on!" Baldwin's Trump replied. 


"So you trust me more than American CIA?" Bennett's Putin then asked Trump. 


"All I know is I won!" Baldwin's Trump replied. 

Rex Tillerson, the CEO of ExxonMobil and Trump's pick for secretary of state, also made an appearance. Tillerson, who was played by John Goodman, walked into Trump's office and greeted a shirtless Putin, fondly using the pet name "Pooty" when referring to the Russian leader. 

"SNL" cast member Kate McKinnon also reprised her role as Hillary Clinton in a sketch inspired by the 2003 romantic comedy "Love Actually." 

In "Love Actually," actor Andrew Lincoln expresses his love for co-star Keira Knightley by showing up outside her door, holding cue cards and playing music, pretending to be a group of carolers. Instead, McKinnon's Clinton shows up on the doorstep of an elector and holds up a series of cue cards encouraging the woman not to vote for Trump. 

The cue cards read: "I know you're an elector," "And on December 19th...," "You're supposed to vote for Donald Trump," "But Bish...," "He cray." 

Those were then followed up with a set of cue cards meant to drive her point home. 

Comments
Read Comments
Comments
ADVERTISEMENT
Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Linked In List Menu Enlarge Gallery Info Menu Close Angle Down Angle Up Angle Left Angle Right Grid Grid Play Align Left Search Youtube Mail Mail Angle Down Bookmark