Trump, meanwhile, has a different hot take
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" - Season 15

Sean Spicer has called Melissa McCarthy’s Saturday Night Live impersonation of him “over the line” at times and once claimed he slept through her sketches. However, the now-former White House Press Secretary admitted on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night that her first Spice-y monologue was “kind of funny.”

After watching a clip of McCarthy’s Spicer shoving pieces of gum into her mouth, the real Spicer quipped, “You’re costing me, like, a lot of money in therapy.”

Spicer booked his first extensive interview since his unceremonious departure from the White House on Kimmel, where he discussed everything from “fake news” to Donald Trump’s tweets to McCarthy.

When asked what President Trump thought about the SNL impression, Spicer said, “I don’t think he found as much humor as others.” Spicer also said he “really didn’t ask a lot of questions,” so the fact that a woman was portraying him “may have been a contributing factor” as to why Trump didn’t care for the McCarthy sketches as much.

McCarthy won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for the impression ahead of the awards ceremony Sunday night. “I think we should share,” Spicer had said.

Kimmel also hit his guest with questions over Trump’s controversial tweeting habit. “I think there were times when you might have wanted to go to bed and you’d say, okay, this is going to be a little longer night or you would get up and that was the first thing,” he said. “But that was one of the president’s most effective tools on the campaign trail, and he continues to utilize it. So you were constantly kept on your toes.”

“Did you ever try accidentally dropping his phone in the toilet?” Kimmel asked.

“I did not,” Spicer laughed.

“You did not. See, you should have called me,” Kimmel said. “I could have helped you with this job.”

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