How Kellyanne Conway Responded To The Latest SNL Sketch
Counselor to the President of the United States Kellyanne Conway once again was hit with another parody from the Saturday Night Live team. The series has gained a lot of attention from both the media and President Trump for impressions related to him and his administration, and it's given the comedy series a boost in ratings. Conway took to Twitter Sunday afternoon to react to the latest skit aimed at her. Here's what she had to say:
In the Tweet, Kellyanne Conway was making a reference to the skit, which is a parody of sorts of the popular movie Fatal Attraction. In the sketch, Conway, who is parodied by SNL cast member Kate McKinnon, breaks into the apartment of CNN anchor Jake Tapper (played by SNL's Beck Bennett) after he bars her from going on air. The skit is meant to be a take on the two's relationship, and how their interactions have sparked further headlines. Some of you may remember the two's conversation on the "Bowling Green massacre", which then became a meme on the internet.
This is not the first time Kellyanne Conway has responded to Saturday Night Live. The President's counselor also made reference to a skit about her a couple weeks ago, saying she wished that actress Kate McKinnon and writers would portray her as "happier" than the character is often portrayed. While Conway hasn't necessarily praised the statements for their humor, her tweets never come off as critical to the series or angry at their portrayal. In fact she's mostly been a good sport about SNL's take.
Kellyanne Conway is not the only member of the Trump administration to offer commentary on their SNL impersonators, either. The White House Communications Director Sean Spicer said recently that he felt that his impersonator, actress Melissa McCarthy, needs to slow down on the gum chewing. McCarthy and the Saturday Night Live staff, who seemed to take note of the criticism, responded by then having McCarthy chew one giant piece of bubblegum the week following. Like Conway, Spicer has taken the jabs towards him with good humor.
Of course, President Donald Trump has been critical of movie star Alec Baldwin and his portrayal of him before the election even took place. The attention and criticism seems to have folks on both sides of the table tuning in, or turning to streaming, to see what will happen next. The show's most recent episode, which featured Alec Baldwin as host, was the highest-rated episode in metered markets in recent years. If you still haven't seen what the buzz is about, check out Saturday Night Live's Conway skit at the jump.
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