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Thursday, 18 May 2017 06:08

SNL Has Trump-Hating Standards? Maybe They Can’t See Their Own Level of Bias

Written by  Joseph Bilello

Apparently, even the weekly Donald Trump/Republican hatefest known as Saturday Night Live has some standards when it comes to the level of hatred they are willing to dish out.

Back in February, comedienne and former View co-host Rosie O’Donnell tweeted that she was ready to play White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on the long-running NBC comedy show if she were to get the nod from the show’s producers.

“I am here to serve,” O’Donnell wrote when asked if she was ready for the role of Bannon on the iconic NBC sketch comedy show. “Alec has trump – melissa has spice – i would need a few days to prepare – so if called – i will be ready.”

But during a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, SNL cast member Leslie Jones claimed that the show’s creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels had not considered O’Donnell for a role because she might just be too filled with hate, even for the ultra-Trump-hating SNL.

“When you’re playing a character, you can’t play it from hate,” Jones said Michaels had told her. “You have to play it from funny, because when you play it from hate, it looks like you’re just being mean.

Read more at TownHall

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