'Veep' star, showrunner rip Spicer's Emmys cameo
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is coming out against Sean Spicer’s recent cameo at the Emmy Awards, saying it’s neither “cute” nor “funny” to give the former President Trump spokesman that platform.

“I don’t think it’s cute,” Louis-Dreyfus told Entertainment Weekly in a story published Thursday.

The “Seinfeld” alumna, who won her record sixth consecutive lead actress Emmy for “Veep” on Sunday, added, “There’s nothing funny about Sean Spicer and what his actions have been and what his behavior has been about. Period.”

Spicer, the former White House press secretary, shocked audiences at the Stephen Colbert-hosted Emmys on CBS on Sunday when he appeared as part of an opening gag.

“This will be the largest audience to witness the Emmys — period,” Spicer told the crowd from a mock White House briefing room lectern. The line poked fun at an infamous tussle Spicer had with reporters in January while debating the crowd size at President Trump’s inauguration.

Spicer left his White House job last month.

“I’m mad at myself for not booing and walking out,” said “Veep” showrunner David Mandel. “I found it disgusting,” Mandel told Entertainment Weekly. “Being in a comedy bit does not make him innocent of his crimes… He was up there making light of lies he told the American people.”

In an interview with ABC News earlier this week, Spicer said he did “not knowingly” lie to Americans as press secretary.

While the Emmys appearance drew applause from some members of the audience, several public figures have joined Louis-Dreyfus in speaking out against Spicer’s awards show stunt.

Actor Zach Braff tweeted he’s “not ready to laugh ‘with’ Sean Spicer.”

“I think he is an evil, opportunistic liar that hurt our country,” Braff said.