Donald Trump claims 'SNL' ‘should be tested in court’ after the last controversial episode
Over the weekend, “Saturday Night Live (SNL)” showed a Christmas parody of “It’s a Wonderful Life.” During the spoof, Clarence the Angel shows President Donald Trump played by Alec Baldwin what the world would look like if he had not gotten elected.
“SNL’s” final show for the year wasn’t taken well by President Donald Trump. He took to Twitter on Sunday to berate the spoof and called for legal action against the show.
“SNL’s” sketch featured a number of guest stars. Ben Stiller was cast as Michael Cohen, Robert De Niro played Robert Mueller, and Matt Damon was Brett Kavanaugh.
The parody showed President Donald Trump, who was played by Alec Baldwin, being led through a Christmas party. However, in this world, Hillary Clinton was the president.
For more on this story go to our Twitter account @amomama_usa. Trump is approached by each person from his administration and he learns that not being president worked out for the best.
The sketch also suggested that the president and the first lady Melania got a divorce and remarried other people. Kavanaugh never made it onto the Supreme Court.
Mueller was also able to spend more time with his children instead of having to “investigate some idiot for treason.” Trump wasn’t pleased about the parody and he took to social media the following day to address it.
He suggested that “SNL” and NBC should be taken to court because they couldn’t be legal. The president also called it “the one sided coverage.”
I'm confused do you think the news segment on Saturday night live is an actual news broadcast??— Teri Watkins (@Teri_Tuesday) December 17, 2018
His full tweet read:
“A REAL scandal is the one sided coverage, hour by hour, of networks like NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live. It is all nothing less than unfair news coverage and Dem commercials. Should be tested in courts, can’t be legal? Only defame & belittle! Collusion?”
Don’t blame the comedians for making fun of you when you give them something to make fun of on a daily basis. Maybe you should stop tweeting and give us all a break!— MazJobrani (@MazJobrani) December 17, 2018
Previously, Trump had commented on the “SNL” season premiere in which Kanye West wore a “Make America Great Again” hat and spoke at length. At the time, Trump had written on Twitter:
“Like many, I don’t watch Saturday Night Live (even though I past hosted it) – no longer funny, no talent or charm. It is just a political ad for the Dems. Word is that Kanye West, who put on a MAGA hat after the show (despite being told “no”), was great. He’s leading the charge!”
A REAL scandal is the one sided coverage, hour by hour, of networks like NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live. It is all nothing less than unfair news coverage and Dem commercials. Should be tested in courts, can’t be legal? Only defame & belittle! Collusion?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 16, 2018
Towards the end of the parody, fake-Trump tells Clarence the Angel, played by Kenan Thompson: “Wow, so everyone is better off without me being president. In response, Clarence says: “Not just them, you’re better off too.”