Spicer rips 'malicious' SNL sketches about him while leaving White House
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Outgoing White House press secretary Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerNewsmax adds Andrew Giuliani as a contributor Psaki signals she's open to reviving 'Skype seats' amid pandemic Newsmax rescinds Spicer's White House Correspondents' Association application: report MORE late Friday criticized "Saturday Night Live" sketches about him, calling them at times "malicious."

“I think that there were some parts of it that were funny, but there’s a lot of it that was over the line,” Spicer said in appearance on Fox News’ “Hannity” hours after resigning from his White House post.

"It wasn’t funny. It was stupid, or silly, or malicious," he said.

Actress Melissa McCarthy portrayed Spicer in SNL's most recent season, with her impression of the often combative Trump administration spokesman becoming an instant hit on the show. 


She debuted the portrayal in February and returned to play Spicer in several episodes, often mocking Spicer for his pronunciation of certain words and going after reporters using a mobile lectern.

SNL achieved its highest ratings in six years on the night of McCarthy’s first appearance as Spicer.

Spicer previously addressed SNL’s impression of him in April, saying he was “usually fast asleep” by the time SNL aired, and calling actor Alec Baldwin’s impression of President Trump “mean.”

Spicer said Friday that he found some of the late-night comedy show skits funny.

“Sometimes it can be funny,” he said. “But sometimes it goes from funny to mean.”

Spicer submitted his resignation Friday after Trump appointed Anthony Scaramucci as his new White House communications director. Spicer later told ABC News he felt “relieved” following his resignation.