We’ve got a little problem as a country (nay, world) because the President of The United States is an ego driven narcissist prone to fits of rage. Maybe that’s part of the reason it’s so easy for Alec Baldwin to channel him on Saturday Night Live. It’s not method acting if you’re just playing a marginally less attractive (ok, I will give Alec his due; significantly less attractive), conservative version of yourself. Just as we don’t enjoy having Donald Trump as president, neither would we enjoy having Alec Baldwin as president. But this fool thinks it would be cute. Alec appeared on The Howard Stern Show and boasted that if he ran for president against Donny in 2020, he would totally win.
While promoting his upcoming “lengthy discussion” show, Alec Baldwin said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that every time he has to strap in and channel Donald Trump for Saturday Light Live “it’s like agony”. I’ll give you one guess to figure out who got really riled up by that and #tooktotwitter to throw a world class hissy fit. WRONG! Barbra Streisand is not the correct answer, what the fuck is wrong with you? It was Donald Trump himself!
If you’re anything like me, Sunday nights already fill you with a creeping sense of dread accompanied by a lingering film of anxiety and malaise. So when ABC announced that it just picked up 8 episodes of Sundays With Alec, an hour long interview show modeled after Alec Baldwin‘s podcast with a premiere to be aired immediately following the Academy Awards, I just went ahead and slit my wrists preemptively. I’m a ghost now and frankly, I think it’s for the best.
With the way the winds been blowing these past few weeks, it’s probably going to be “time’s up” for Woody Allen sooner than later. I mean, if smug Alec Baldwin is your hottest and most flexible cheerleader, maybe it’s time to hang up your helmet. Selena Gomez‘ work with Woody has come under scrutiny yet again in the wake of her involvement with the Time’s Up movement and she responded.
The number of actors who would choose to work with Woody Allen again in the future may be dwindling fast but there are still some people out there who are on Team Woody. Alec Baldwin tweeted today to not only defend, but praise Woody Allen. NYC men with notorious reputations of being shitty fathers gotta stick together.
Hollywood is currently in the middle of a big, uncomfortable, but completely necessary, conversation about workplace sexual harassment and assault. Alec Baldwin was honored at the Paley Center for Media last night, and he did a little talking of his own by coming straight out and exposing his own sexist skeletons. I don’t know if he was trying to get ahead of any possible accusations or what. But I’m sure your publicist thanks you for being so open, Alec.