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Donald Trump Scared and Horny Over Stormy Daniels in SNL Cold Open (See!)

Donald Trump finally met Stormy Daniels and confided that he was scared and horny at the same time. At least that’s how it played out on “Saturday Night Live’s” cold open last night. Stormy, aka Stephanie Clifford, played herself while an all-star cast filled in for Trump’s inner circle. Kate McKinnon deserves special mention for her chameleon-like performance as Trump’s new lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, the “greatest legal mind” since “My Cousin Vinny,” Trump proclaims....

Rex Tillerson Spills to Anderson Cooper on Trump Firing (See the Video)

Rex Tillerson, the big stoic Texan who served as Secretary of State–until he got Trump dumped over Twitter– unloaded to CNN’s Anderson Cooper. He can’t believe the former CEO of $50 billion Exxon-Mobil could be fired by a “man who used to sell steaks in the mail.” But, hey, this is “Saturday Nigh Live.” Fred Armisten returned as Trump tell-all author Michael Wolff and Bill Hader reprised his role as the bombastic Anthony Scaramucci. Kate McKinnon led off the spot as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions....

Robert Mueller Can’t Get It Up for Collusion on ‘Saturday Night Live’ (See!)

Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong re-enact “The Bachelor” with a twist on “Saturday Night Live.” McKinnon is Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is just about to jilt his love interest in the worst possible way. He can’t get it up for collusion. The Mueller investigation has been hanging over Donald Trump’s presidency since he took office. Four top aides have been indicted or pleaded guilty along with 13 Russian hackers, who disrupted the 2016 election with fake news....

Steve Bannon Death Character Revealed on ‘SNL;’ And It’s…. (Watch!)

Steve Bannon has always been portrayed as Death incarnate in “Saturday Night Live” cold opens, and this week the actor under the cloak was finally unmasked to gasps from the audience. Who was it? Alec Baldwin, of course, is classic as Trump. Kate McKinnon has been stellar playing Kellyann Conway and Melissa McCarthy was hilarious playing former White House spokesman Sean Spicer....

It’s a Donald Trump Christmas on SNL, Complete With Tree of Shame (watch!)

Donald Trump and family gather for the traditional decorating of the White House Christmas tree (maybe for the last time) in a hilarious “Saturday Night Live” skit that brings back all our favorite characters, including a raving mad Omarosa. Leslie Jones joins the troupe as the ousted White House aide and rattles a few windows. Trump (Alec Baldwin) and the First Lady Melania (Cecily Strong) have declared this year’s Christmas totem the “Tree of Shame.”...

Kids Have Darnedest Things on Their Santa Wish Lists on SNL (Watch!)

Santa Claus is making a list and checking it twice, but leave it up to the kids to clue him in on who’s been naughty and nice in a hilarious “Saturday Night Live” cold open. All of the year’s woes come back to revisit this shopping mall Santa, played by Kenan Thompson. Who knew what can spring out of the mouths of babes? Kate McKinnon plays elf Sugarplum, but in this climate just call her Amy. ...

Gal Gadot Makes Every Lesbian’s Nightmare Come True on SNL (Watch!)

Gal Gadot spoofed her Wonder Woman character in “Saturday Night Live” skit that poked fun at lesbian’s worst nightmare. That would be landing on the mythical island of Themyscira and discovering none of the Amazonian women were gay. Aidy Bryant and Kate McKinnon play Drea and Megan, lesbians who think they’ve hit the jackpot when they wash up on shore in a row boat....

Donald Trump Reigns in Total Chaos on SNL Cold Open (Watch!)

Donald Trump makes the ultimate sacrifice, he skips the back nine at his New Jersey golf club, to address the Puerto Rican crisis in the wake of hurricane Maria in a hilarious cold open for Saturday Night Live’s debut show. Trump, of course, was played by Alec Baldwin, whose impersonations of the president have become part of pop culture lore....

Scarlett Johansson, Rough Night Gal Squad Sex Up NYC Premiere (Photos!)

Scarlett Johansson and her posse of co-stars from their raunchy new comedy “Rough Night” launched the movie at its New York City premiere last night. They gal pals turned up the glam in an arresting display of hotness. Scarlett’s girl squad included co-stars Ilana Glazer, Kate McKinnon, Demi Moore, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Kravitz, Jillian Bell and Lucia Aniello....

Joe and Mika Get Freaky in SNL Skit, But ‘The Donald’ Steals It (Watch!)

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” are engaged, and “Saturday Night Live” paid homage with a cold open dedicated to their romance. Warning: You can’t unsee them get freaky. Fortunately, Alec Baldwin rides to the rescue. He doesn’t appear on camera, but is hilarious nonetheless. Baldwin calls in to the show impersonating Donald Trump....

Scarlett Johansson Raucous in New ‘Rough Night’ Red Band Trailer (See!)

Scarlett Johansson plays the good girl gone bad in a new red band trailer for the upcoming dark comedy “Rough Night.” Not much is redeeming about the movie, except to show girls can be just as raucous as the boys. Is that a good thing? Johansson plays Jess, who reunites after 10 years with four college friends for her bachelorette party in Miami. The girls, played by Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer and Zoë Kravitz, are determined to make it a memorable occasion....

Scarlett Johansson SNL Monologue Celebrates… Scarlett Johansson (See!)

Scarlett Johansson kicked off her fifth appearance as host of “Saturday Night Live” with a monologue devoted to… her fifth time hosting Saturday Night Live? What we’re the show’s writers thinking? Johansson who looked stunning in a black turtleneck and pantsuit, came off, nonetheless, as a bit fatuous and self-absorbed. Hosting the show for the fifth time, may be something of a milestone, but compared to other veteran hosts, like Tom Hanks, Steven Martin or Alec Baldwin, it’s, well, meh....

Donald Trump Scrooged for Christmas in Hilarious SNL Cold Open (See!)

Donald Trump… that is Alex Baldwin… continues his steak of devastatingly funny Trump parodies on “Saturday Night Live.” In this week’s cold open. Trump gets a surprise visit from Ruskie pal Vladimir Putin and new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Talk about getting Scrooged. Kate McKinnon makes another appearance as the Kellyanne Conway. John Goldman plays a hilarious Rex Tillerson and Beck Bennett plays Putin. Cecily Strong also puts in an appearance as Melania Trump....

Oops! He Did It Again! Trump Tweets Ire Over Latest SNL Parody (see!)

If you thought Donald Trump was going to cut “Saturday Night Live” a break on its Alec Baldwin impersonations, you would be wrong. The President-elect was back on Twitter at midnight last night (Dec. 3) to express his ire over the latest skit. “Not funny…” he wrote. The long-running NBC sketch comedy show has been tormenting Trump with satire, just as it has most politicians during its 40 year run....

Kristen Wiig Slimed in ‘Every Crack’ in New Ghostbusters Trailer (watch!)

Kristen Wiig learns the hard way that getting slimed by a ghost is an all encompassing experience. “That stuff went everywhere,” she says in a new trailer for the upcoming reboot of the 1984 comedy classic “Ghostbusters.” “By the way, in every crack.” Ewww! Wiig stars in the all-female version of the movie with Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, who are among the funniest women in show business. Too bad Amy Shumer couldn’t join the team....
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