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Donald Trump Jr suggested Alec Baldwin play himself in an SNL skit about his wife Hilaria’s scandal over her heritage, according to Fox News.
“Alec Baldwin should play Alec Baldwin when SNL parodies his wife pretending she’s Spanish for the last few decades as opposed to the basic white girl from Mass that she actually is,” the president’s son tweeted. “It would be the first funny thing Saturday Night Live has produced in years.”
Alec Baldwin should play Alec Baldwin when SNL parodies his wife pretending she’s Spanish for the last few decades as opposed to the basic white girl from Mass that she actually is.
It would be the first funny thing Saturday Night Live has produced in years.
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) December 31, 2020
Baldwin played President Trump for SNL and Trump said it was “mean-spirited and not very funny.”
“You have to admire Hilaria Baldwin’s commitment to her decade long grift where she impersonates a Spanish person.”
“We get offended too easily. Why she did it? I don’t know. I think that’s subject for a sketch on ‘SNL,’ I’m just saying.”
Hilaria Baldwin said, “There is not something I’m doing wrong, and I think there is a difference between hiding and creating a boundary.”
Hilaria was born as Hillary but has had everyone call her Hilaria most of her life.
In defense of his wife, Baldwin posted a Mark Twain quote, “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
Hilaria Baldwin said, “I moved here [to America] when I was 19 to go to NYU from… my family lives in Spain, they live in Mallorca.”
From Fox News:
Meanwhile, her CAA speaker page, Wikipedia and IMDB page all previously listed her birth country as Spain. The talent agency has since removed any mention of her birthplace, while the latter two have made corrections. Speaking in her latest interview, Baldwin blames false reporting and says she has never actively misrepresented her heritage.
She says she is bilingual and often speaks in various different accents depending on her mood. She also noted she doesn’t read articles about herself and was unaware that her ethnicity was being incorrectly reported.
As for the “cucumber” moment, she says that she was simply nervous to be on live TV and had a “brain fart.”