Alec Baldwin Says He Won't Be on 'SNL' as Trump Much Longer

"I don't know how much more people can take," said Baldwin of the president on screen.

Alec Baldwin's President Trump impression has been a hit on Saturday Night Live this season, but the actor doesn't see it lasting very long. 

Baldwin told Extra's Mario Lopez that he may not do the impression much longer, because "I don't know how much more people can take." 

Baldwin explained that, compared with previous commanders in chief who have been impersonated on the show, "Trump just overwhelmingly lacks any sportsmanship. He remains bitter and angry, and you just want to look at him and go, ‘You won!' "

"I think the maliciousness of this White House has people very worried, which is why I might not do it much longer, that whole impersonation," he continued. "I don’t know how much more people can take." 

About the White House Correspondents' Dinner, which many SNL fans want Baldwin to host in character as the president, the actor said it might not be the right venue for his Trump caricature. 

"I don't think that they want that," he said, though he may agree to the role in the end if asked. “If they wanted me to do it, I would probably do it, but I’m not quite sure they'll do. I think they may have a whole other idea." 

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