From Donald Trump’s quick meals buffet to posing with the Easter Bunny and throwing paper towels at crowds, ‘SNL’ didn’t miss a beat with this montage!
Donald Trump‘s presidency is set to end on January 20, 2021 — and Saturday Night Live commemorated the 74-year-old’s solely time period with a glance again at some of his most hysterical moments. The one-minute montage ran throughout Colin Jost and Michael Che‘s “Weekend Update,” appropriately set to 1998’s “Closing Time” by Semisonic. While some of the moments had been unforgettable — reminiscent of his inappropriate mockery of a bodily disabled journalist throughout his 2016 run — others had been a nice reminder (just like the time he met a fictional yellow Minion from Despicable Me). There was no Alec Baldwin Donald right here, however merely the true deal.
The video opened with Donald hugging an American flag, which he oddly did on the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference close to Washington D.C. (not his first time doing so). As if the on-stage embrace wasn’t sufficient, he mouthed, “I love you, baby” — which despatched Twitter right into a meme storm again in March 2019. There was additionally the time he hosted a banquet for the Clemson University Tigers after their victory within the N.C.A.A. soccer championship. While many guests to the White House could be anticipating a multi-course steak dinner, Trump shocked everybody along with his quick meals buffet. In an epic picture, he may be seen smiling as he’s surrounded by a bevy of completely positioned McDonald’s classics, together with Filet-o-Fishes, Quarter Pounders, and McNuggets.
“I think we’re going to serve McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, with some pizza,” Donald stated to press forward of the Jan. 2019 soirée. “I really mean it. It will be interesting. And I would think that’s their favorite food. So we’ll see what happens,” he added. And he definitely saved to his phrase with the addition of the pizza packing containers, BK and different quick meals delights within the unforgettable picture. Other gems included the time he met the Easter Bunny — arguably, one of probably the most well-known figures on the planet — and his hair blowing within the wind (might have been from anybody of his 4 years).
Of course, there was additionally 2017 when he determined to throw paper towels at a crowd in Puerto Rico. The second of generosity got here as he visited survivors and helped distribute provides to the U.S. territory following the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The SNL staff didn’t cease there, including a clip of Trump addressing water over utilization in America. “People flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times…” he stated within the quick, out-of-context clip. “America, don’t cry because it’s over — smile because it happened,” Colin concluded the section. “And then probably cry a little bit. I don’t know, I’m still working it out with my therapist,” he hilariously added.