Rob Schneider is not a fan of Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump imitations on Saturday Night Live. In a recent interview with Daily News, the bluntly conservative comedian criticized Baldwin's work in the series, claiming that the actor obviously has disgust and lack of empathy for Trump "spoils any surprise" in his performances.
"I do not think his impression is funny," Schneider told the Daily News. "Because, as I said, I know the way his policies are based and spoil any surprise, there is no possible surprise, he so clearly hates the man he plays."
The "SNL" Alumnus, who shared the stage with Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, Chris Rock, Chris Farley, Adam Sandler and David Spade, also compared Baldwin's portrayal of Trump Carvey's "SNL" imitation of former President George HW Bush
Schneider extended his comments on Twitter to a photo of the text that further criticizes Baldwin. "They preach actually only the already converts," wrote Schneider in the post.
Baldwin also took on Twitter to respond to Schneider's opinions. "I have to admit, Rob Schneider has a point," he wrote, referring to an interview with People, in which Schneider also criticized his portrayal. Schneider then returned and responded to Baldwin, calling him "beyond the splendor" and wrote that his "talent and humanity would always shine."
Schneider also warned the "SNL" crew in general not to "show their hand" and to to lean generously so they do not provoke Trump any further. He went on to use an analogy to illustrate his point, comparing the President to Bill Cosby.
"Nothing good comes from making Trump nervous," said Schneider. "It's like asking Bill Cosby to fill up his drink."
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