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White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the Dakota Pipeline, infrastructure, jobs and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Sean Spicer changed his mind, saying Melissa McCarthy should 'dial back' on her impression


It's not quite the same as President Trump ripping into Alec Baldwin. But it's a change of pace.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Melissa McCarthy's impression of him on "Saturday Night Live" could be "dialed back," Extra reported.

Earlier, on "Fox & Friends," Spicer said McCarthy's impression was "funny" and "cute." 

Sean Spicer Press Conference (Melissa McCarthy) - SNL

WATCH | Here's the full skit of McCarthy's take on Spicer.

Spicer specifically targeted the moment where McCarthy appears to down a huge amount of gum. The Washington Post previously reported that Spicer "churns through" Orbit gum and swallows it whole. 

Alec has gone from funny to mean ... 'SNL' used to be really funny. There's a streak of meanness now that they've crossed over to mean.
Sean Spicer

Spicer also had a few words for the rest of SNL's political impressions, saying Baldwin's Trump impression was "mean."

Trump has repeatedly bashed the show, particularly Baldwin.

But in 2015, Trump called the show "great."

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