Read time: 0 minutes

Melissa McCarthy Explains Getting Sean Spicer Role On SNL

The SNL producers and makeup artists know what will work.

Melissa McCarthy was on "Ellen" this week, where she explained how she got her amazing role as White House Spokesman Sean Spicer.

She got a call from SNL producers, who knew she was in New York, asking her to come in and discuss the part. "You really look like him," they said to the disbelieving actress.

But once McCarthy was in full makeup, she says her look completely resembled her own father.

"I feel like my dad and Sean Spicer had a baby... and it’s me." said McCarthy.

Saturday Night Live returns to live shows on April 8.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team