Melissa McCarthy wins an Emmy for her Sean Spicer impression on “Saturday Night Live.”
On Sunday, Melissa McCarthy has won an Emmy for her famous Sean Spicer impression on “Saturday Night Live” earlier this year. She won the category title: “Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.” McCarthy has made 3 appearances on the show this season, including one episode as the host.
Her impression of Sean Spicer was deemed one of the most “hilarious” of the year. The show’s ratings also hit a seven-year record following McCarthy’s episode. Unfortunately. When Sean Spicer resigned, McCarthy’s characterisation ended as well.
This marks her second-ever Emmy. She had also won an Emmy for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series” back in 2011.
Other famous impressions of some of the members of the Trump administration include Alec Baldwin’s impression of President Trump- which he was not amused by.
Comments On the Impression
Although many found the impression hilarious, President Trump was not amused by it. According to Politico. Trump was reportedly “deeply uncomfortable” when he watched the impression. According to a source, the president “doesn’t like his people to look weak.” Other sources also reportedly said that the “unflattering send-up by a female comedian” was not “helpful” to Sean Spicer’s role in the White House.
When Sean Spicer resigned, many McCarthy fans took to social media to mourn her impression of him.
Arsenio Hall tweeted: “Sean Spicer just resigned! I hope they replace him with someone who looks like him. Cause I’m addicted to Melissa McCarthy’s impression.”
Albert Books also said: “BREAKING: Sean Spicer out. Melissa McCarthy devastated.” Jeff Dwoskin tweeted, saying: “Sean Spicer has resigned. Today we shed a tear for Melissa McCarthy and SNL #spicey.”
One comment jokingly said: “I will miss Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer. That’s about it.”