Responding to Donald Trump, Alec Baldwin says that his personification of the president will not go anywhere until he is out of office. Nathan Rousseau Smith has more.
The representation of Alec Baldwin of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live" may have left him at odds with Some Republicans, but not so much with blacks, according to the actor.
During an interview with the Hollywood Reporter published on Wednesday, Baldwin, 60, flirted with the controversy while describing the new love of the African-American community for him.
"I do not know how to say this and I do not want to be wrong … but since I played Trump, the blacks love me," he proclaimed. "Wherever I go, blacks go crazy."
Baldwin continued, "I think it's because they're more afraid of Trump, I'm not going to paint all African-Americans with the same brush, but a significant number of them are sitting there going, this is going to be bad for the black people. "
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Alec Baldwin's version of President Trump has made recurring appearances on "Saturday Night Live" since the 2016 election season. (Photo: Rosalind O & # 39; Connor / NBC)
Baldwin first unveiled his The personification of Trump, winner of an Emmy Award, in "SNL" before the presidential elections of 2016, a portrait that Trump himself has summoned "bored"and sad." Baldwin used the word "caricature" to summarize his presidential parody.
"Everything I wanted to be my Trump is petty and miserable, like Mr. Potter's" It's a wonderful life ", said Baldwin. "But then I'll say," Oh, I do not want to do it anymore, "and people will say," Do not you dare give that, we need you. "As if he had gotten people to know something. in the history of our nation. "
Despite calling your commitment to paper. "agony," Baldwin plans to repeat his Trump character in season 44 of the nighttime sketches series.
"I'm going to go in there and I hope we have a new round of accusations," he told THR. "From my mouth to the ears of Robert Mueller".
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Baldwin also spent part of the interview discussing the #MeToo movement and how he was almost accused of sexual misconduct. He shared a conversation with an anonymous co-star of a particular set from the 1980s, who was a minor at that time.
"She says: Alec, (a publication) called me and they told me that a wardrobe person told me that you had sexually molested me and that you constantly had me sitting on your lap," he recalled. Baldwin. "I told them it was ridiculous, you never touched me," he continued.
At that time, Baldwin said he realized that "they are looking for people, this is a fire that needs fresh wood, and they come for me."
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