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Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer in New York. (Credit: @donie/Twitter)

Melissa McCarthy dressed as Sean Spicer was spotted driving her podium around NYC


SPOILER:  New Yorkers Friday spotted McCarthy dressed as Sean Spicer riding through NYC.

The SNL star was presumably filming for this weekend's show.

ORIGINAL STORY: Saturday Night Live's MVP of its 42nd season, Melissa McCarthy, will host the late-night comedy show this Saturday. And, according to a trailer posted Wednesday, SNL creators hinted that McCarthy will reprise her infamous role as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

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In the video, McCarthy is seen joyously getting ready for the show--getting primped and polished. After multiple costume changes, McCarthy reveals herself as her Spicer doppelganger.

We can only hope that the tumultuous events in Washington this week will equip McCarthy with significant ammunition for her Spicer impersonation. Following the unexpected removal of FBI Director James Comey, Spicer hid in the bushes to avoid a militia of reporters pouncing him to address the president's sudden decision.

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McCarthy debuted her Spicer impersonation in February--immediately striking a chord with viewers worldwide. Nonetheless, the 46-year-old comedian had no intention of taking on the press secretary. In fact, when she received a call from one of the "Saturday Night Live" writers, she responded, "What?! How am I going to do that?"

But, it was from that moment on that McCarthy dove head first into character--bringing a brief moment of bipartisanship humor to the Nation's Capitol.

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