Melissa McCarthy rode a motorized podium through NYC
The only good thing about our current administration is the Saturday Night Live skits it’s inspiring. We thought no one could beat Alec Baldwin as Trump, that is — until we saw Melissa McCarthy as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
God, she’s good. We have to laugh to keep from crying, and she’s helping us all with that. It looks like this week’s SNL is going to be epic, if the video some onlookers caught of McCarthy riding through the streets of NYC on a motorized podium is any indication.
— Donie O’Sullivan (@donie) May 12, 2017
Buzzfeed News reports that McCarthy rode through rush hour traffic dressed as Spicer.
— Samantha Barry (@samanthabarry) May 12, 2017
— S. Mitra Kalita (@mitrakalita) May 12, 2017
We had to know that this weekend’s show was going to be epic, right? Sean Spicer actually hid in the bushes to avoid reporters after news broke that Trump fired F.B.I. Director James Comey this week. Oh, sorry — he wasn’t “in” the bushes, he was “among” them. That’s literally the correction White House representatives sent the Washington Post this week after they published a story about the bushes incident.
This story has been updated to more precisely describe Spicer’s location near White House bushes on Tuesday night https://t.co/kRwAq4lLeo
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 11, 2017
McCarthy is really getting into character. Here’s a video she posted to her Instagram account, in full costume, about the “bushes” snafu:
And here is a video of her getting into full Spicer costume:
And one more glorious look of her, riding through the streets of NYC:
— Elana Zak (@elanazak) May 12, 2017
Oh, Melissa. What would we do without you?