Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin prepares to play Donald Trump
Alec Baldwin is ready to make Saturday Night Live great again.
The 30 Rock star dons bushy eyebrows, a comb-over wig, and a purse-lipped expression to play Donald Trump in a new promo for the show’s season 42 premiere.
Set to air Oct. 1 on NBC, the episode will feature Baldwin-as-Trump facing off against Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton.
While cast member McKinnon has been playing Clinton for a while on SNL — she even got Emmy congratulations from the Democratic presidential nominee earlier this month — Baldwin’s Trump is new to the show. Previous Trump impersonators include Darrell Hammond and Taran Killam. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Baldwin will play Trump all season long.
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Margot Robbie will host the SNL premiere, with the Weeknd on board musical guest. Watch the premiere promo above.